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Valuable Career Guidance Yields Valuable Memories
January 12, 2017

Students who attend universities that have high-quality career services departments tend to have fond memories of their alma maters, a recent Gallup-Purdue Index survey reveals.  Let’s take a closer look.


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ACT Raises Test Prices to Combat Cheating
January 9, 2017
In an age of information leaks, standardized testing is not immune.  Iowa-based ACT Inc, the company that produces the high-stakes university entrance exam, will raise its fees for international students.  Why?  To combat international systemic cheating. Read on to learn more about wh...

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The US Aims to Send More Students Overseas
January 5, 2017
The US is a major mecca for international students, but are its own students seeking out the same opportunities in other countries? Not so much, according to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) report, “Open Doors 2016.” Here’s a closer look at the findings, alon...

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How Four University Students Solved the Fake News Crisis
December 29, 2016
Four university students at a hackathon at Princeton recently developed a Chrome extension to help social media platforms correctly identify fake news from real.  Learn more about their project—and its potential impact on tech giants like Facebook and Google.

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Canada Unites to Promote International Study
December 26, 2016
The benefits of international study for students, universities, and society at large are increasingly well-known. And yet many students remain hesitant -- some more than others. One country where students aren’t embracing opportunities for international study? Canada. In an effort to raise awa...

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Australia’s International Education Sector Continues to Boom
December 22, 2016
While Australia has always been one of “the big three” of international higher education destinations, the country has faced a number of issues -- ranging from tough visa regulations to a high Australian dollar -- which indicated the chance of a downturn. So what does the latest data fro...

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13 Universities Partner With European Food Project
December 21, 2016
Partnerships.   People.  Innovation.  Food.  That’s what the new European Institute of Innovation and Technology—Food, or EIT-Food aims to bring together with a new consortium focused on improving consumer confidence in food—and in global health.  Let&...

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Why the US Should Send Non-Traditional Students Abroad
December 19, 2016
The US wants to double the numbers of students it sends abroad by 2020.  To reach that goal, US colleges and universities will have to target typically non-traditional students.  Learn more about the challenges—and potential solutions—that US colleges and universities are begin...

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Why Fewer Canadian Students Study Abroad
December 15, 2016
A mere 2.3 percent of Canadian students opt to study abroad.  Why?  Take a closer look to understand why Canada—an incredible study abroad destination—has so few of its own students choosing international education. 

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Are Community Colleges Going International?
December 12, 2016
With international students increasingly sought after for their tuition dollars, more community colleges are angling to get their piece of the pie. The latest school to take innovative steps to court students from all over globe? The Community College of Philadelphia (CCP), which will soon break gro...

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January 15, 2019

Want to tickle the ivories, strum a few bars, or toot your own horn? Stop putting it off! Here's why you should study music and why it's important...


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January 14, 2019

College students: reduce your screen time. Too much of a good thing, well... isn't so good. Here's how to reduce your screen time.


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January 11, 2019

Choosing where to live while you study can be a complex matter. It is especially tricky if you’re new to the city where you’ll be studying. The op...