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More Americans Pursuing Study Abroad in Germany, But Is the Feeling Mutual?
January 14, 2016

A report from the Institute of International Education (IIE) revealed that Germany is picking up steam when it comes to attracting American students. Just how popular is Germany as an American study abroad destination, and why is coming on so strong? Let’s take a closer look.


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China Dominates Report on World’s Best Universities
January 11, 2016
A report released in December 2015 by Times Higher Education gave China’s universities a big reason to celebrate: top standings in the BRICS and Emerging Economies Rankings. Want to learn more about China’s status, along with how other countries fared? Let’s take a closer look.

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Sri Lanka Pledges 30 Percent More for Universities
January 7, 2016
The new Sri Lankan government has announced plans to increase education spending by 30 percent between 2015 and 2016 alone as one of several changes aimed at enhancing the country’s higher education offerings. How will the funds be used, and what other changes can we expect on the Sri Lankan h...

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Canada-Mexico Agreement to Boost Student Mobility
January 5, 2016
It's a new year with a new deal in the works for Canada and Mexico.  At the end of 2015, Canada and Mexico agreed to increase higher education collaboration, and the plans will be a boost to international education and the economies of both North American countries. Let's take a closer look at ...

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Top 10 Degrees for Getting a Job in 2016
December 31, 2015
Do your plans for the year ahead involve positioning yourself for better employability on the job market? If so you’re not alone. But what, exactly, can new grads expect to find out there in the “real world”? The results of the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ ...

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Australia Ups Commitment to International Education with Code of Ethics
December 28, 2015
As countries increasingly maneuver to gain a greater piece of the global international education sector pie, many are taking steps to enhance the quality of their academic offerings as well as their reputations. A recent announcement by the Australian government that it will fund the development of ...

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Student Santas: Giving Back During the Holiday Season
December 24, 2015
The season of giving is upon us, and college students are taking the concept to inspiring new levels this December. Let’s take a closer look at some co-eds in the UK who are stepping up and making a difference this Christmas.

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US Students Reap Greater College Discount Savings
December 21, 2015
The US is known for its notoriously high college tuitions and fees, but results of the recently-released 2014 NACUBO Tuition Discounting Study (TDS) reveal some heartening news for students and their families looking for relief from sticker shock: Tuition discount rates skyrocketed to all-time highs...

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Germany Reaches Out to Student Refugees
December 17, 2015
Germany is widely heralded for its open-door policy response to the migrant crisis. In fact, estimates indicate that as many as 1.5 million refugees will find new homes in Germany by the conclusion of 2015 -- significantly higher than original estimates indicated. Now comes news that the German gove...

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Michelle Obama Raps About Benefits of Going to College
December 15, 2015
No doubt : Michelle Obama is the coolest First Lady on the planet. In a video filmed with the Saturday Night Live comedian Jay Pharoah, she raps with one goal : to get young people to go to college.

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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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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...