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How Education is Leading the Renewable Energy Race
February 12, 2014

A recent Chronicle of Higher Education article detailed Germany’s plans to transition to 100 percent renewable energy by the midway point of this century. The Energiewende (“clean-energy transition”) is setting the bar for far-reaching change -- not only in German but all over the world. And while it’s not a shock that education and research are expected to contribute to the realization of this ambitious goal, more surprising is the degree to which the imperative has already spawned interdisciplinary methods within the country’s higher education sector. Read on to learn more about the critical role education is expected to play in the Energiewende and the “greening” of the world at large.


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5 Top Reasons Why You Should Study in France
January 31, 2014
The “City of Light” brings to mind late night strolls along the moonlit Seine, endless epicurean delights, and all things arts and culture -- from music and museums to cafes and cinema. But Paris, along with its fellow French cities, also shines is as a destination for international stud...

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The 6 Best Cities to Study
January 24, 2014
Do you envision yourself sipping coffee in a quaint courtyard before setting off on a day exploring world-renown museums and treasure-filled flea markets? Or perhaps huge beer halls and underground bank vaults are more your style? The world is big, and there are endless possibilities for travel and ...

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Why is Asia the Future of International Higher Education?
January 14, 2014
East Asia’s rise to stardom in the world of international higher education can’t exactly be described as meteoric; after all, this implies an eventual descent. Rather, Asian countries such as Singapore and Hong Kong, along with others including South Korea and Malaysia, are aggressively ...

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Holiday Special: How to Make the Most Out of Your Break
December 20, 2013
The last few weeks have likely felt more like a “holidaze” thanks to the hurried blur of final exams, Christmas parties, packing and making arrangements for the journey home. A solid month of unadulterated free time dangles before you like a shiny Christmas bulb…that is, until the...

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4 Top Reasons Why You Should Study in the USA
December 11, 2013
From apple pie to the Big Apple and from rock and roll to the Rockies, the United States has jam-packed a whole lot into its comparatively brief 230+ year history. This superpower's super-ness includes the area of international education: in fact, last year more than 700,000 international students s...

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10 Tips for a Successful Application Letter
December 6, 2013
Cover letter, letter of application, personal statement, many are the names given to the letter about yourself that you join to your application when trying to get in the university or program of your dreams. Think of a it as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: your first chance to make an unforg...

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3 Top Reasons Why You Should Study in Switzerland
November 29, 2013
Majestic mountain ranges, the world’s most famous pocket knives and bastionary banking are just a few of the things that come to mind when thinking about Switzerland. With its amazing cuisine, four national languages, horological eminence and more than 1.5 million cows (lots of milk,...

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How to Land a Job on LinkedIn With a Better Profile
November 25, 2013
You’ve studied hard for years, made personal and financial sacrifices, and finally finished your graduate degree. The world is your oyster, right? Well, that depends. Due to a highly competitive job market, many of today’s graduates face increasing pressure related to gaining access to t...

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Why Higher Education Matters
November 13, 2013
Why is higher education so inherently worthwhile? A new report from the U.K.’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, referred to as “The Quadrants”, demonstrates that access to higher education doesn’t just help the individual, but also has invaluable impact on soci...

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Sure, taking all of the course requirements for your major is a must-do. But if you want to stand out in the workforce, acquiring additional knowledge...


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Now more than ever, we live in a data-centric world. Big data is big business, and companies in every industry and racing to gather each and every pie...


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Like geese, US high school graduates are flocking to Canada in record numbers. Why? According to the Canadian embassy in Washington, D.C., an estimate...