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Why a Final Four Spot May Be a Slam Dunk for Enrollments
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 officers looking to increase enrollments. Here’s a closer look at recent intelligence by Forbes indicating just how much collegiate hoops success can impact applications, along with why it matters.

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Chilean Students Take Stand Against Profiteering in Education
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 Education Law, which banned universities from operating as for-profit models. Here’s a closer look at the situation.

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Is Student Housing Influencing Property Development Trends?
April 10, 2018
Developers and investors see student housing as the next big smart investment. Let's take a closer look at how one real estate company is looking to maximize student housing needs.

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EU Higher Education Coalition Calls for Research Spending Boost
April 6, 2018
With Framework Programme 9 set to commence in 2021, universities have come together in urging the EU government to double its investment in research funding to €160 billion. Here’s a closer look at the initiative.

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Three In-Demand Degrees to Study in Chicago
April 5, 2018
International students considering a master's degree in the US have lots of choices, and one American city stands out - Chicago. Perched on the edge of Lake Michigan, Chicago and its universities are a fantastic choice for students from around the world. From vibrant city life to a focus on in-dem...

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China Grows in Favor With Asian International Students
April 4, 2018
More Southeast Asian students are choosing China more than ever before. Find out why.

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How Many Extra Degrees Do Women Need to Bridge the Wage Gap?
March 30, 2018
It is possible for women to earn the same salaries as men. The hitch? They’ll need to earn an extra degree to make it happen. This is just one of the findings of a recent, eye-opening wage gap report from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce. Here’s a closer look at other takeaw...

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Mental Health Crisis Among Grad Students
March 28, 2018
A new study suggests that graduate students need more mental health support than they currently have. The study, published in Nature, suggests that graduate students have a greater risk for mental health issues than the general population. Let's take a closer look.

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Where are Japanese International Students Studying Abroad?
March 23, 2018
Japan's outbound student mobility skyrocketed in 2016. Let's take a closer look at where Japanese students are studying abroad.

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Four Fields of Study to Consider on World Water Day
March 22, 2018
Interested in doing your part to help ensure global access to safe water, protect the natural environment, and reduce pollution? We can think of no more fitting occasion to spotlight ways to make a difference in this critical area than today’s World Water Day. Read on for a roundup of four fields ...

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April 19, 2018

You’re hardly alone if the thought of paying for your children’s college tuition is an immobilizing one. But the reality is that ignoring it won...


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April 18, 2018

With a global economic contribution of more than 7.6 trillion USD in a single year alone, the travel and tourism represents one of the world’s large...


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April 16, 2018

St. Petersburg is the cultural capital of Russia and the perfect location for international students looking for a fantastic experience. Here are six...