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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 disappears on its own, but that’s likely to land you in even deeper trouble. So what can you do? Follow these six tips to lighten your student debt load.


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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 You Could Develop the Smart City of the Future
March 9, 2016
Climate change and urbanization are two of the most pressing issues of the twenty-first century, and by making efforts to minimize the ecological impact of urbanization, governments and communities may be able to make positive changes to the environment that could counteract the effects of climate c...

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Why Science is (also) for Women
March 8, 2016
Today is International Women's Day, a day set aside to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of women around the world. Though it's celebrated in many different ways, the day's overarching message is that women matter in society, in culture, and in the workforce. And while many countries have m...

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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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Three Ways Big Data Can Change Student Lives
February 29, 2016
The applications of Big Data are endless in terms of helping everyone from scientific researchers to marketing experts learn, identify patterns, and ultimately make more sense of the world around them toward optimized actionable insights. One demographic group with plenty to gain from Big Data ...

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The Future for China and the UK: Academic Partnerships
February 23, 2016
Academic cooperation is a cornerstone of economic and diplomatic international relations, and China and the UK are working to build a firm foundation for the future. Last October the two countries launched a new phase of collaboration, which is already leading to some exciting educational partnershi...

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Four Fabulous Reasons to Study in Iceland
February 11, 2016
Iceland’s stunning scenery is far from the country’s only allure. It’s also home to an internationally celebrated higher education system. Let’s count down a few reasons why so many students from all over the world are drawn to “the land of fire and ice” for enric...

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Three Reasons to Consider a Masters in Professional Studies
February 4, 2016
When your parents and grandparents were students, a bachelor's degree was likely the ticket to a lucrative career. Even today, individuals with undergraduate degrees earn more than those without, but in the last twenty years the popularity (and need) for post-graduate degrees has soared, and experts...

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April 20, 2018

Despite a surge in international student numbers, the overall numbers of applications to universities in the UK are in decline. Let's take a closer lo...


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April 17, 2018

Making it into the NCAA Final Four for men’s basketball is a big deal for players and fans, but it’s also a big deal for college admissions office...


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April 13, 2018

Students in Chile have a history of activism, and they recently took to the street again with a new cause: Protesting the overturning of the Higher Ed...