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The Strangest Research Topics
July 26, 2018
Know you want to get that advanced degree, but not sure what you want to study? Looking for an area of specialization? Every wondered about the similarities between religious figures and the heroes and heroines of novels? From unicorns and birds to eggs, rats, and the human ability to swim, nearly anything is ripe for more research. Let's take a closer look at some of the world's stranges research topics.

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Six Classes and Certifications That Can Help You Get a Raise
July 5, 2018
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 and skills can help you get ahead -- not only when you’re on the job hunt, but also when you’re preparing to ask for a raise. Here’s a closer l...

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Four Reasons Why African Students Should Get a Master's Degree
June 18, 2018
So you’ve completed all of your coursework, donned a graduation cap and gown, twisted the honoured tassel, and crossed the stage to claim your well-deserved Bachelor degree. You certainly have earned the right to pat yourself on the back for a job well-done, but this may not be the last stop on yo...

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How To Succeed As A Student Parent
May 31, 2018
It's not uncommon to have a child and be a student at the same time. Let's take a closer look at five strategies you can use to succeed at both.

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Why Your Diplomacy Degree Needs to be International
May 28, 2018
With billions of people crossing borders every year, multinational corporations on the upswing, and technology increasingly breaking down conventional geographic boundaries, our world is more interconnected than ever before. In order to make the most of this interconnectedness, however, something el...

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Should You Choose a Full Master's Degree or Postgraduate Qualifications?
May 26, 2018
When many people think of continuing their studies beyond the undergraduate years, they think of master’s degrees. After all, this advanced qualification is the subsequent step. But it’s not the only step -- particularly if you’re short on time, money, or inclination. The good news if you find...

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How to Prep Your Smartphone for Your Study Abroad
May 14, 2018
If you're getting ready to study abroad, there's one thing you don't want to forget. No, it's not your toothbrush. It's your smartphone. Let's take a closer look at five strategies for preparing yourself--and your smartphone--for your study abroad journey.

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Will You Make a Difference Like These Young Journalists?
May 3, 2018
Columnist and critic Christopher Hitchens once said, “I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information.” Indeed, most journalists live their lives in pursuit of the truth -- and some of them even find it. Wondering if you’ve got what it takes? We can think of ...

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It's Not Too Early to Plan Your Children's Higher Education
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’t make it go away. In fact, planning ahead can make a huge difference when it comes to helping your kids pursue their academic dreams without emptyin...

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What Is Financial Literacy and How Can You Improve Yours?
April 12, 2018
From subsisting on a ramen noodle diet to working multiple jobs while in school, college students are notoriously cash-strapped. But while you may have to scrimp to make ends meet now, you may have a brighter financial future, and sooner than you think -- particularly if you start adopting smart fin...

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January 16, 2019

The 'skills gap' is a frequent topic of discussion for educators and employers alike. Which begs the question: are colleges sending their graduates ou...


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January 15, 2019

While many of the implications of Brexit remain unknown, education leaders from Scotland made one thing clear last month: the country will remain open...