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Five Tips for Staying and Working in New Zealand After Your Studies
April 3, 2017

Wondering how the future looks for international students looking to stay in New Zealand and work after graduation? The answer can be summed up in one word: Bright. In fact, according to statistics shared in the Ministry of Education’s recent Moving Places report, international students are more likely to be employed in New Zealand a year after graduation (40 percent) than they are to return home (27 percent).  An additional 22 percent, meanwhile, continued onto further studies in New Zealand.

Which begs the question: How can you make sure you up in the 40 percent? Read on for tips aimed at helping you land a job in New Zealand after you graduate.


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It’s Never Too Early to Start Thinking About College
March 30, 2017
For middle and high school students, it’s not too early to think about college.  In fact, it’s never too early.  We’d argue that it might be a bit late to start the process in your junior or senior year. So: to get you off on the right foot, we’ve compiled a list of...

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The 7 Best Backpacks for College
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What can make or break your day?  A sore back.  How can you fix that?  Find the right backpack, of course.  With literally millions of options out there, we’ve pared down the list to seven possibilities for you. Figure out what you need and want in a backpack—and what...

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How Your Military Career Can Earn You College Credit
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If you’ve served in the military and want to earn credit, you can.  While there’s no direct path to credits and degrees, you can start with a few basic strategies and figure out next steps from there.  Have your joint services transcript?  Get it.  Do you have high-de...

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Are Your Memorization Skills On Point?
March 21, 2017
Have you ever attributed poor performance on an exam to having a “bad memory”? Or envied a friend who seems to retain every fact or figure that comes his way for his “good memory”? As it turns out, the difference between your memory and his memory has little to do with geneti...

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5 Things All College Students Should Do This St. Patrick’s Day
March 17, 2017
St. Patrick’s Day may be an official holiday in Ireland, parts of Canada, and on the island of Montserrat, AKA “the Emerald Isle of the Caribbean,” but it’s also the unofficial holiday of college students everywhere. For starters, it’s a great reason to throw a party, b...

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Flexible Jobs with Big Potential
March 14, 2017
In an online, global world, job flexibility is becoming more of a requirement than a luxury for employees just starting out.  If you have an internet connection, you can work, at least part of the time, from home, or anyplace else that’s not the office.  You can choose when you work,...

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Five Tips for Finding the Perfect Roommate
March 10, 2017
While awful roommates make for great movie material, they’re far less entertaining in real life. The truth is that ending up with an awful roommate can be detrimental to your university experience. However, there is a bright side: If you find yourself in need of a flatmate, there are some simp...

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What is FemTech and Why Should You Care?
March 7, 2017
We’ve covered the role edtech is playing in shaping the future of academia and students.  We’ve addressed how fintech is transforming the business world while opening up extraordinary new career opportunities.  An equally -- if not more important -- entrant in the rising -tech ...

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If You Liked 1984, Then You’ll Love These 7 Books
March 2, 2017
Today is World Book Day, and we’re celebrating by playing tribute to George Orwell’s 1984 with a list of other influential dystopian novels. If you’re looking for more like Orwell’s classic tale of Winston Smith, an everyman from the totalitarian state of Oceania One who spen...

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