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Don't Mix Up These World Flags
April 27, 2018
Earlier this month, Spotify launched its initial public offering (IPO), aa the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and things didn't go so great for the Sweden-based company. The NYSE hung the Swiss flag instead of the Swedish one. Let's take a closer look at some other world flags that might confuse you.

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Five Lesser-Known Festivals for Students
April 24, 2018
Holi in India. The Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea. Tomorrowland in Belgium.The San Fermin Festival in Spain. Queen’s Day in Amsterdam. Glastonbury in England. Carnaval in Rio. Coachella and Burning Man in the US. Oktoberfest in Germany. While students all over the world flock to these well-k...

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Seven Things You Didn't Know About the Chinese Language
April 20, 2018
In an effort to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity, the United Nations designated six separate days of observation -- one each for the organization’s six official languages. Today, April 20, is Chinese Language Day. We can think of no better occasion to highlight a few of the things ...

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How To Cope With Study Anxiety
April 17, 2018
Know someone with an anxiety disorder? Read this. Let’s take a closer look at how to cope with anxiety when you constantly feel like you’re having a “fight or flight” response.

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Everything You Need To Know About College Tuition
April 13, 2018
If you’re a current or future college student, you need to read this. It’s about money: your money. Take a closer look at everything you need to know about college tuition.

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Can Education Change the American Prison System?
April 11, 2018
A full three-quarters of Americans believe that the US prison system is in need of reform. At the same time, the vast majority (91 percent of Republicans and 89 percent of Democrats, to be exact) also agreed that we should break down the barriers people coming out of prison face when it comes to suc...

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How Studying Sports Can Help Save the World
April 6, 2018
Did you know that sports can change the world? Happy International Day of Sport for Development and Peace! Let's take a closer look at what today is all about.

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Four Cultural Sensitivities to Be Aware of Before You Study Abroad
April 3, 2018
Studying abroad is a phenomenal experience with many opportunities for learning which exceed any single degree curriculum. However, the adjustment to any new environment comes with a learning curve -- especially when you factor in differences between cultures. The good news? Making a meaningful effo...

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Why Project-Based Learning Is So Important
March 31, 2018
What’s project-based learning? Learning that the students do, not sit and absorb. Learning through problem-solving. The learning is in the journey of solving a real-world problem. Let's take a closer look.

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An Abbreviated History of Youth Movements
March 24, 2018
While March for Our Lives is at the forefront of contemporary conversations, it’s far from the first time young people have stepped up to fight for causes they deem dear. In fact, the world’s youth boast a rich legacy of activism. Here’s a closer look at six youth-led movements throughout hist...

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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 ...