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Are You Making the Most of Your Textbook Reading?
June 9, 2016

The typical college student reads at a rate of 450 words per minute, according to the results of a speed-reading study by Staples. The world speed reading champion? 4,700. That’s more than ten times as many words in a single minute! The value of closing this gap becomes very clear when you factor in the massive reading assignments many grad students face throughout their studies. Luckily, there are some things you can do to read more effectively and efficiently. And while you may not have a speed reading title in your future, these give techniques can help you accelerate your reading pace without sacrificing comprehension or retention.


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Are You Taking Care of Your Mental Health?
June 2, 2016
Mental health issues are increasingly prevalent among contemporary college students, but a number of organizations -- both campus-run and student-led -- are emerging to help students gain access to the information they need to cope with mental health difficulties. While taking advantage of these res...

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Avoid These Six Common Interview Mistakes
May 26, 2016
Congratulations! You have a big interview lined up for an exciting job prospect. But there's one more thing you need to do...don't mess it up. Here are six of the most common mistakes candidates make and how to avoid them.

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Seven STEM Wonders of the Museum World
May 18, 2016
Today is International Museum Day (IMD), a day to celebrate museums and all that they have to offer. Museums around the world mark the day with special exhibits and exciting events aimed at educating the public about the important role museums play in society. But if you think that museums are only ...

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The Pros of Getting a Master's Degree Abroad
May 12, 2016
If you've just finished your undergraduate without ever studying abroad, it's not too late! Most students think that studying abroad is only for bachelor's degrees, but earning a post-graduate degree at a foreign institution is both possible and beneficial. Here's why.

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Why You Might Need a Master's Degree
May 5, 2016
For most college students, May means exams and a tantalizing glimpse at the summer holidays to come. But for graduating students, May means it's time to make some big decisions. Will you jump head-first into the job market? Take some time before student-loan payments kick in to travel? Or start a gr...

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How to Create an Eye-Catching Resume: Science Graduates
April 28, 2016
What's the hardest part of the job-search? Getting an interview. And what's the key to getting an interview? An eye-catching resume that makes you stand out from the crowd. You may think you know how to create a good resume, but postgraduate students in science often have a surplus of both relevant ...

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Five Tips for Returning Home
April 14, 2016
As they say, all good things must come to an end. And for many international students, the hardest part of a study-abroad adventure is the return home. You probably spent a lot of time planning and preparing for your trip abroad, but have you taken the time to anticipate the challenges of leaving yo...

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Why You Should Study in Multiple Countries
April 7, 2016
Traditionally, a student who decided to study abroad would spend a semester or year studying in a foreign country and then return home to finish their degree. But the academic world has become more global, and employment is increasingly international. So why limit yourself to a short-term study abro...

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Stuck On Your Master’s Thesis? Read This.
March 31, 2016
Even the most devoted scholars ultimately hit a roadblock at one time or another -- sometimes at the least convenient times. If you’re having trouble getting started on your master’s thesis, you’re likely feeling no small about of frustration. But you’re also not alone. Lucky...

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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...


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October 16, 2017

Did he or did he not declare independence for Catalonia? That is the question Spanish interior minister Juan Ignacio Zoido had asked Catalan president...


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October 13, 2017

Australia’s federal government recently announced plans to grow a domestic space industry, and the country’s students are exploring new op...