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Are International Internships on the Rise?
March 9, 2018
What's a surefire way to bolster your resume for international work? An international internship. According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, more undergraduates are seeking international internship experiences to make their resumes "pop." Let's take a closer look.

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Will Walking Out Wind Up On Your Permanent Record?
March 6, 2018
As high schoolers across the country prepare for school walkouts over gun violence, many students with college aspirations are wondering: Will participating in the protests harm their college admissions prospects? Here’s a closer look at the issue.

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Estonia Aims to Ease Inter-Schengen Student Mobility
March 1, 2018
This May, the Estonian government is expected to ease restrictions on students and researchers traveling between EU member states. Let's take a closer look.

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A Push for Multilingualism in Post-Brexit Ireland?
February 26, 2018
With the ambitious goal of becoming the best education system in Europe, Ireland’s latest action plan on education is putting a premium on foreign language studies. Here’s a closer look at why insiders say it’s especially important now -- in the wake of Brexit -- to encourage more students to ...

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This European Country has the Most International English-Language Students
February 21, 2018
Find out where in the world English language learners go to study. Hint: it's not the US or the UK. Let's take a closer look.

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Are Variable Tuition Rates Coming to the UK?
February 20, 2018
The UK is known for having the highest university tuition fees in all of Europe. Now comes news that a change in pricing may be imminent. Here’s a closer look at the state of university funding in the UK, along with a recent announcement by Minister for Education Damian Hinds indicating a plan for...

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Should the UK Make Its Own Erasmus?
February 19, 2018
With the future of international mobility in the UK remains unknown in the wake of Brexit, the UK is weighing its options. One possibility currently under consideration? Creating and funding its own outward mobility agency.

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Helping Aspiring Japanese International Students Get Over the High Cost Hurdle
February 15, 2018
A recent article published in The Japan Times took on a perplexing question: Why don’t more Japanese students study abroad? According to the findings, it comes down to one thing above all else: Cost. Here’s a closer look at the situation, along with an overview of options which can help aspirin...

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Swiss Government Invests in Non-EU Exchange
February 13, 2018
The Swiss Federal Council has committed $2.5 million to fund a pilot program aimed at facilitating exchange with students from non-European countries, including the US, Canada and China. Here’s a closer look at the three-year trial.

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New Zealand Aims to Improve Higher Ed Integrity By Tightening Up on Post-Study Visas
February 12, 2018
Citing desires to safeguard the integrity of higher education and reduce the number of students using international studies as a “back door” to residency, New Zealand’s government has plans to tighten its student visa scheme. Here’s a closer look at the initiative, along with what it may mea...

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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...