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Thinking of Becoming a Student Activist? Read This First
May 24, 2017

“We are living in an age of protest,” UN special rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Maina Kiai recently told The Guardian. And indeed, people are taking to the streets to advocate for causes in which they believe and to express outrage over injustices. They’re also taking to college campuses -- a trend which prompted The Atlantic to declare the arrival of the “renaissance of student activism.”

Wondering whether you should join the fight for what’s right?  Read on for a guide to everything you need to know about student activism today.


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Are You Ready to Be Part of Barcelona's Digital Ecosystem?
May 23, 2017
Barcelona - it's not one of Europe's most visited cities for nothing. Barcelona has long been a capital of culture, and with more Big Data projects than anywhere else in Europe, it's also a European Capital of innovation.  Here's a closer look a the city's tech hub status, along with one master...

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Why You Should Study Urbanism
May 11, 2017
Think of cities as living, breathing organisms changed, manipulated, re-purposed, and re-shaped by a coterie of people devoted to improving the quality of life for its inhabitants.  Learn more about what urbanism is—and why you should study it.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Thinking of Doing a Double Major? Read This First
May 4, 2017
With hundreds of possible majors to choose from, how can you narrow it down to just one?  A double major answers that question by allowing students to pursue two different fields of study -- not to mention two different sets of requirements -- en route to the acquisition of a single degree. Wh...

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Why You Should Study Adventure Tourism
April 27, 2017
Care to zip line through the cloud forest?  How about a backpacking trip through the Tatras?  Scuba diving?  Rock climbing?  If you love adventure, then you’ll want to learn more about how you can turn your quest for adventure into a degree.  Let’s take a closer ...

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Top 5 Reasons Why Graduate Students are Choosing Georgia
April 26, 2017
Ray Charles isn’t the only one who has Georgia on his mind. Also a fan of this charming and historic southern US state? Graduate students from all over the world, who are flocking to Georgia’s colleges and universities to take advantage of its many benefits. Here’s a closer look at...

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What Foreign Language Should You Study?
April 20, 2017
By now most of us are aware of the many advantages of learning another language. Multilingualism comes with a host of benefits, including everything from increased employment opportunities to opening your mind to different worldviews. In fact, many graduates cite foreign language studies as among th...

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STEM, STEAM, and Where Creativity Fits into the Mix
April 10, 2017
First, there was STEM. Then came STEAM. Why do so many people think the addition of one small letter may be the key to increasing the probability of STEM success? Here’s a closer look at STEM, STEAM, and the critical role many experts believe creativity and the arts play in supporting STEM inn...

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Why (and Where) You Should Do a Multidisciplinary Master’s Degree
April 6, 2017
Real world success involves looking at complex problems from many different perspectives while drawing on a comprehensive range of information in order to identify the most promising solutions. So why should the academic approach be any different? This philosophy is the impetus for a popular trend i...

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These Six People Completely Changed Their Careers...and So Can You!
April 4, 2017
Do what you love.  Love what you do.  It takes work, perseverance, and passion.  At least, that’s what we think these six inspiring career changers would say.  See for yourself.

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November 21, 2017

With countries increasingly angling to capture a greater share of the international higher education market, education reforms in France may position ...


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November 19, 2017

The many benefits of international exchange are widely touted, with the U.S. perennially topping the list of destinations. But how, specifically, does...


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November 16, 2017

In an unprecedented move, South Korea postponed its annual university entrance exam by a week after a 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck the country. Let...