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How Working in Fast Food Can Lead to a College Degree
April 12, 2018
For some, working in fast food is a way to an education. Let's take a closer look at how you can earn a college degree in the fast food industry.

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Can You Use Your Pell Grant for Summer School?
April 9, 2018
Looking to take some classes this summer but facing a shortfall of funds? Thanks to a change in the Federal Pell Grant Program, eligible college students may not be able to use Pell Grant funds for summer school -- without cutting into their academic year support. Here’s what you need to know.

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Who’s Teaching Your Introductory Courses?
April 7, 2018
Anyone who’s ever had a negative experience in an introductory class knows how much introductory classes matter. After all, a positive initial exposure to a topic can ignite interest while a less-than-positive initial exposure can be a lifelong turnoff. However, research indicates that the impact ...

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For Canada, 2017 Was A Great Year
April 5, 2018
More good news for Canada: in 2017, the country has surpassed its 2022 goal of attracting at least 20 percent more international students within five years. Let's take a closer look.

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Why International Students Matter to New EU Data Protection Rules
April 3, 2018
A new European data protection rule may have some campuses in the US scurrying to meet regulations--or else fight steep fines. Learn more about the new data protection rules. Let's take a closer look.

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US Sees More International Students Choosing Community Colleges
March 28, 2018
Good news for US community colleges looking to improve international student enrollment--the numbers are up! Let's take a closer look at how community colleges in the US are embracing international students.

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Ireland Debuts College Funding Plan for Underrepresented Students
March 26, 2018
Ireland has announced that it will provide nearly €6 million to higher education entities, including universities and institutes of technology, over the next three years toward programming aimed at attracting and retaining new undergraduate students. The ultimate goal? To boost equal access to hig...

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Chinese Universities Embrace E-sports
March 19, 2018
Most people think of video games as a way to kick back, relax and have fun in their extracurricular hours. However, Chinese universities are also banking on it as big business -- and are investing in coursework aimed at training a new generation of professional competitive gamers. Here’s a closer ...

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Japanese Students Reject Pleasure Reading
March 16, 2018
The thought of cozying up with a good book is a relaxing one for many busy students. However, the majority of Japanese university students do not read for pleasure, according to a new survey by the National Federation of University Cooperative Associations. Here’s a closer look at the data, along ...

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Quad Coalition Ponders Alternative to the Belt and Road
March 12, 2018
China’s “belt and road initiative” is a massive infrastructure and development campaign through which China aims to stimulate trade and economic growth across the continent and beyond. Now comes news that four other countries, including the US, India, Australia and Japan, may be aligning to c...

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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...