Where in the World Should You Student Teach?
October 5, 2016

Know or love a teacher? There’s no better time to reach out and say thank you than today -- the annual observance of World Teachers’ Day! If you’re thinking about or in the process of becoming a teacher yourself, meanwhile, why not take some time today to stop and consider your many student teaching options? Sure, you can take a student teaching assignment in your own backyard, but there’s also an entire world out there just waiting to be discovered. We’ve rounded up five amazing spots for student teaching abroad.

Study Abroad… In English!
September 27, 2016
What do Germany, Singapore, Spain, The Netherlands, Turkey, and Jamaica have in common? Fascinating cultures, rich histories, delicious cuisine, stunning beaches, sparkly cities… and hundreds of study abroad programs for international English speakers.  With English becoming an internati...

Calling All Rural Students: There Are College Scholarships for You, Too!
September 20, 2016
While city life calls to many people, the allure of rural areas is also strong. From a lower cost of living to the unique and beautiful solitude found only in natural settings, there are plenty of reasons to embrace country living. When it comes to gaining access to higher education opportunities, h...

Five Tips for College Admissions Essays
September 13, 2016
Think it’s too late to apply for college? Think again. Lots of colleges and universities accept late applications for students starting in the winter or spring semesters. But applying late requires some strategy. Here’s what to include in your late college application essay.

The Pros and Cons of Attending a Women’s College
September 6, 2016
If you think women's colleges are a thing of the past, think again. While the number of women-only institutions has fallen from the heydays of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, there are still dozens of active women's colleges in the US, many of which carry prestigious academic repu...

Five Must-Have Tech Devices for College Students
August 30, 2016
It's back to school time, and that means shopping for dorm-room essentials. But for modern students, must-haves go beyond extra-long sheets and a mini-fridge. College campuses have gone digital and smart students know that they'll need smart devices to navigate their courses, assignments, and social...

The Pros and Cons of Living at Home During University
August 23, 2016
For many students, college is their first taste of independence and living on campus has long been a standard part of the university experience. But with rising tuition costs and worries about untenable student debt, some students are opting to stay home during their studies. But how does home life ...

Five Ways to Make College Work as a Non-Traditional Student
August 16, 2016
Non-traditional students make up a significant portion of most college populations, but what exactly is a non-traditional student? And how can non-traditional students stand out on college applications, in class, and in the post-college job market? If you are a non-traditional student or are thinkin...

Are You Considering a Last Minute Degree Change?
August 10, 2016
Selecting a major can be a bit like throwing a dart at the wall and seeing what sticks. After all, there are near-infinite choices when it comes to majors and degrees, so can everyone really expect to get it right straight out of the gate? Some students go with “Undeclared” when facing t...

Top 8 Dorm Room Must-Haves
July 26, 2016
Living on a college campus can be a simultaneously delightful and daunting process. If you’ve never lived alone before you may be wondering if you’ve got what it takes. No, we’re not talking about emotional resources, but instead about actual, tangible possessions aimed at helping ...


January 15, 2019

Early this fall, US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos declared that the US is embroiled in “a crisis in higher education” due to the rising cost ...

January 10, 2019

Australian universities have seen an increase in access to higher education in recent years. However, insiders say there’s more work to be done. To ...

January 7, 2019

Research consistently points to an access gap in higher education between students from advantaged and disadvantaged backgrounds. But this isn’t to ...