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The 411 on Safe Spaces and Trigger Warnings
November 3, 2016

What are safe spaces and trigger warnings, and are they necessary? Let’s take a closer look at this controversial topic, along with highlighting some arguments for and against their use in academia.


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Want to Change the World? Get One of These 7 degrees for a Better Future
October 27, 2016
Nelson Mandela once said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  We think so too.  Get one of these seven degrees and start changing the world for a better future. 

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How Big Data is Changing Higher Education
October 20, 2016
Six years ago, the UN General Assembly designated October 20th as “World Statistics Day.”  As the science of learning from data, statistics plays an important role in how we wrangle massive quantities of information into meaningful insights -- both within the world at large, and wit...

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Countdown to the Election: What Your Vote Could Mean for Higher Education
October 13, 2016
The stakes are high in every facet of this election. Today, we look at one aspect: higher education, as it pertains to both American and international students.  What are the candidates’ views and policies regarding higher education?  See for yourself. 

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Is Your Future Flexible?
October 10, 2016
Our world, our lives, and our careers are changing faster and faster. Modern professionals need to be able to adapt quickly to new trends in their fields or adopt skills that give them flexibility for new directions. One way to expand and develop your potential is through online learning. But how ca...

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Top 6 Reasons to Study in Cuba
October 7, 2016
Last spring, President Barack Obama became the first US president to visit Cuba in nearly 90 years, at which time he called on Congress to lift the long-standing trade embargo. This continued a promising trend of improved relations between the two countries, including the reopening of embassies and ...

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Why You Should Take a Chance on Sweden
October 5, 2016
Do you want to study in one of the most innovative nations in the world? Are you looking for programs that will give you a competitive edge for a global career? If so, look no further than Sweden! This Nordic country offers world-class graduate programs and a whole lot more. Here are four reasons to...

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The College Student’s Guide to Voting
October 4, 2016
The countdown to this year’s presidential election is on with just over a month to go before Election Day. And while exercising your right to vote is always important, most would agree that the stakes are particularly high this year in the U.S. But being a busy student, away from home, or even...

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Is a Fintech Career in Your Future?
September 29, 2016
Last year Inc. declared it to be one of “the most promising industries of 2015,” but have you even heard of it? We’re talking about fintech, and it’s revolutionizing how banks do business. In fact, the field is experiencing such rapid growth that US banking regulators are cal...

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Four Tips for Balancing Your Master’s Thesis and an Internship
September 22, 2016
You’ve got one camp telling you that an excellent thesis will help you make a name for yourself in your field. Another waxes on about the value of having an internship for landing a job. Given these dual imperatives, it hardly comes as a shock that many driven master’s students find them...

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September 19, 2017

Aloha! International students brought $500 million to the Hawaiian economy last year, in the form of direct spending and job creation.  Let&rsquo...


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September 15, 2017

Several financial firms are working together to offer an exciting tuition promotion for Chinese students studying in the US, the UK, Canada, New Zeala...


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September 12, 2017

The UK’s higher education institutes have educated more of the world’s leaders than any other country, according to a new study from the H...