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Four Reasons to Study Hospitality Management
November 10, 2018
Hospitality management is so much more than running the day-to-day business of a hotel or resort. In addition to making sure the business is profitable, a hospitality manager must work to create a pleasant, welcoming environment and a winning identity for their premises. So it’s no wonder management positions like this command an average salary of around $52,000. Here's a look at the industry and why it is one of the most exciting fields to study in.

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What To Consider If You Want To Find A Job In Your Adoptive Country
November 6, 2018
Studying abroad? Ever think about what it might be like to stay or return after graduation and work there? The thought tempts many and it is possible to do. Ask yourself these questions before you decide to make the commitment.

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Want Your Kid to Go to College? Start with these Five Books
November 2, 2018
College is a goal many parents have for their kids. However, the portrayal of academics in children’s books is often clichéd and outdated -- not to mention biased against women and other minorities. The good news is not all representations of academics are all bad. In fact, some might even spur k...

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How to Write an Effective Statement of Purpose
November 1, 2018
One of the most crucial parts of your application to any school or program is the statement of purpose (SOP), otherwise known as the personal statement. It’s the part of your application that allows admissions officers to see who you really are, what you’re about -- and it’s your shining oppor...

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Five Ways Test Scores Matter and Don’t Matter
October 30, 2018
Whether you like them or not, standardized tests -- defined by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) as “any examination that's administered and scored in a predetermined, standard manner” -- are ubiquitous in 21st-century classrooms. But just because they serve many ...

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What Does Research Say About Learning?
October 26, 2018
One of the most fundamental questions of education -- how we learn -- shapes what we do and why. So what does the research say about how we learn? Let's take a closer look.

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Why Student Debt Concerns Everybody
October 23, 2018
While we often think of college debt in terms of its crippling effect on students, the reality is that its impact extends much further than that. Here’s a closer look at why everyone should be concerned about student debt, along with a few things that can help lighten the load.

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Off-The-Beaten-Track Extracurriculars You Can Do in College
October 19, 2018
Into geocaching? How about E-sports? Maybe mock governance? The extracurricular world has so many opportunities that there's bound to be something for everybody. Let's take a closer look at six off-the-beaten-path extracurricular activities in college.

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Think You Picked The Wrong Major? Here's What You Can Do
October 16, 2018
Picking the wrong major isn't the end of the world. Don't worry too much. There's time to fix it. Here's what you can do.

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Four Questions About National Hispanic Heritage Month
October 12, 2018
Millions of Americans trace their roots back to Spain, Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Lasting from September 15th through October 15th, National Hispanic Heritage Month is an official celebration honoring their collective ancestry. Wondering what this annual event is all about...

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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...