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Why You Might Need a Master's Degree
May 5, 2016

For most college students, May means exams and a tantalizing glimpse at the summer holidays to come. But for graduating students, May means it's time to make some big decisions. Will you jump head-first into the job market? Take some time before student-loan payments kick in to travel? Or start a graduate degree? Although you may think that the last thing you want to do after four years of study is to start a new degree course, there are some very good reasons to consider pursuing a master's degree. Read on to find out why.


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How to Create an Eye-Catching Resume: Science Graduates
April 28, 2016
What's the hardest part of the job-search? Getting an interview. And what's the key to getting an interview? An eye-catching resume that makes you stand out from the crowd. You may think you know how to create a good resume, but postgraduate students in science often have a surplus of both relevant ...

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Stressing Over Student Debt? Read This For Relief.
March 24, 2016
Two words strike fear in the heart of many students: “student debt.”  And while the U.S. may get the majority of attention when it comes to this issue, students all over the world face similar challenges. Sure, you can bury your head in the sand and hope the problem magically disapp...

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Is Your Job Offer Too Good To Be True?
March 17, 2016
If you're graduating soon, you're probably already started the job-search. You have a well-crafted resume, some smart interview outfits picked out, and are targeting some promising employment opportunities. But did you know that scammers could be targeting you? The job-market is hard enough without ...

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Four Reasons to Get Involved With Alumni Associations
March 16, 2016
If you're like many recent graduates, you're probably getting letters, emails, and even phone calls about joining your school's alumni association. You may even have found that your diploma cover held, not the long-awaited degree, but a place-holding alumni association membership form. But before yo...

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How to Negotiate Your First Salary
March 4, 2016
Marlon Brando once said, “Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.” For recent graduates heading out into the job market, your first salary may not be your dream salary, but it could be the foundations for future success. That's why it's important to know whe...

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4 Tips for Getting a Good Reference Letter
December 17, 2015
Recommendation letters are a key component of any application, but many students are either unsure whom to ask or worried that they won't get a good review. If you're applying for grad school, a study abroad program, a job, or a scholarship, you're going to need a good reference, and we can help you...

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Staying Fit While Studying: Six Tips
October 23, 2015
While the demands of academia can often feel more intense than a full-time job, some other commitments are of equal importance. One item deserving your time and attention? Your health and wellness. While squeezing in your workout can be easier said than done sometimes, these six tips can help you fi...

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5 Reasons to Start Your Company As a Student
October 15, 2015
Are you a student looking for a way to earn some extra cash, or a budding entrepreneur with a brilliant start-up idea? Here are five reasons to start your company before you get your diploma.

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January 17, 2018

Many Dreamers just got a big step closer to their college dreams. Here’s a closer look at a newly announced $33 million scholarship grant funded by ...


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January 16, 2018

International students love Switzerland—particularly at high levels of education and if they’re studying natural sciences. Let’s take a closer l...


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January 15, 2018

A major North Korean university has plans to open its doors to more international students, according to a North Korea-facing Japanese news source. He...