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To Unplug or Not to Unplug: Seven Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp This Summer
July 17, 2018
Academic pursuits take an automatic backseat to fun when summer kicks off every year. But this doesn’t mean you should completely opt out of intellectual pursuits either. After all, we’ve all heard the expression, “Use it or lose it.” So what can you do to maintain your study habits without letting school take over? Read on for a roundup of seven ways to keep your brain sharp this summer.

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7 Things You May Not Know About The French Revolution
July 13, 2018
Tomorrow is le 14 Juillet, AKA Bastille Day. Most people know that this holiday commemorates the Storming of the Bastille, a major turning point of the French Revolution. However, there’s much more to it than that. Read on for a roundup of seven things worth knowing about this annual celebration.

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Where Can You Study For Free?
July 11, 2018
Calling all those seeking free tuition: your dreams have been answered. There are places in the world that offer free tuition to international students. Although our list isn't exhaustive, it's a good place to start. In addition to free opportunities for international students, there are also severa...

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What You Should Do If You Want To Go Freelance
July 10, 2018
The newest "it" career should have you on your toes: freelancing. According to an October 2017 Forbes article and the 2017 Freelancing in America survey, if freelancing continues to grow at its current rate, 50 percent of all employees in the US will be freelancers by 2027. Want to get into freelanc...

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Six Initiatives To Encourage Girls In STEM Throughout The World
July 3, 2018
A recent report from the World Economic Forum revealed troubling news: It will take 100 years to close the global gender gap. And while we often celebrated progress made, the research shows the gap may actually be widening. One area in particular where women lag behind men? STEM studies. So what can...

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Five Habits You Might Pick Up While Studying Abroad
June 29, 2018
Living in a foreign country means acclimating to things you might not have encountered back home. While these different ways of doing things may taking some getting used to, it’s ultimately a good thing: We all can stand to learn from each other. Read on for a roundup of five specific habits and b...

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5 Jobs That Don't Require A College Degree
June 26, 2018
From the friendly skies to dental hygiene and beyond, there are lots of career paths you can follow without earning a college degree. Let's take a look at 5 great jobs that don't require a college degree.

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Four Reasons Students are Choosing Community Colleges
June 25, 2018
Students have many options when it comes to higher learning. One option that’s growing in popularity with many of them? Community college. Also called junior colleges, community colleges are two-year schools which offer inexpensive access to postsecondary education as preparation for going onto a ...

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8 Unusual Ways To Study For Your Final Exams
June 19, 2018
There's no magic to studying. You learn it or you don't. You pass the test or you don't. While there's no magic, you do have options, all of which work. Let's take a closer look at eight unusual study practices.

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Looking For A College That Takes Mental Care Seriously? Here's What To Look For
June 16, 2018
While health counseling and mental health care services are available on most campuses, many students often don't know that the services exist. End result? Precious resources go unused. If you're looking for a college that takes mental health care seriously, consider these four questions to ask.

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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 ...