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ADHD Drugs and Academic Performance: Do You Have Your Facts Straight?
November 15, 2017

Many college students turn to ADHD drugs with the hopes of raising their grades. But does research back up this belief or are they misguided? Here’s a closer look at what researchers have to say about the link between ADHD drugs, academic performance, and student perspectives on the issue.


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Why Do International Students Leave Canada After They Graduate?
November 14, 2017
Many international students leave Canada after they graduate, despite their intentions. Find out why—and what you can do about it. Let’s take a closer look.

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Why the Proposed Tax Bill is Worrying Higher Education
November 13, 2017
A staggering 73 percent of American parents are worried about paying for college -- more than the percentage of Americans concerned with paying for medical costs in the event of a serious accident or illness, according to a Gallup poll. Further complicating the matter? The GOP’s looming tax bi...

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Screens or Print Text: Study Yields Insights into How Students Learn Best
November 12, 2017
Much has been written about the status of today’s students as the first generation of “digital natives.” However, does the fact that kids have grown up surrounded by technology mean that they learn best via smartphones, tablets, and e-readers? Not necessarily, according to recent e...

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The Tremendous Impact of Downtown Universities
November 8, 2017
Urban research universities have profound commercial outcomes compared to their suburban and rural counterparts, according to a new report. Read on to find out more about the study.

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Is this the Next Big Master’s Degree?
October 31, 2017
With the growth of remote, online work, more people are seeking ways to join the freelance economy. One university may have the solution. Let’s take a closer look.

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Ontario To Welcome More International Postgraduates
October 27, 2017
Good news for students who have studied in Ontario: if you’re looking to stay in Ontario, you may be able to. The government in Ontario recently reopened to popular streams for international postgraduates. Let’s take a closer look.

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Is Science About to Get a Big Spending Boost in France?
October 24, 2017
Presidential Emmanuel Macron recently announced his first draft budget for 2018. If voted into law, it will mean a big boost for French research funding. Here’s a closer look at the proposal.

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Will Germany Reverse Its Free Tuition for Non-EU Students?
October 23, 2017
For international students looking to study at Germany’s tuition-free public universities, you may need to act quickly. Two of Germany’s 16 states are in the process of charging non-EU students tuition. Let’s take a closer look.

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UK Women’s College Opens Doors to Transgender Students
October 17, 2017
As the controversies continue regarding transgenders and their rights, one women-only college in Cambridge is changing its admissions policy to accept transgender applicants who identify as women. Here’s a closer look at this groundbreaking decision by one of the University's colleges.

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January 11, 2018

Does the world fascinate you? Do you like to understand why things are the way they are? Can you see and understand trends? Consider a master’s degr...


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January 9, 2018

While many of the headlines have fixated upon the big players and the larger aggregate economy, ordinary people have become more fascinated than ever ...


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December 26, 2017

While earning an undergraduate degree is an undeniably big accomplishment, it may not be the end of your academic journey. In fact, millions of studen...