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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 the loosening of longtime travel restrictions.  The takeaway for many mobile-minded students? There’s never been a more exhilarating time to visit this intriguing Caribbean hot spot. Let’s count down six reasons why the island of Cuba claims a spot on our shortlist of desirable international study destinations.


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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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Ten Reasons to Study in Finland
September 9, 2016
Finland, Finland, Finland. If this Nordic country isn't already where you want to be, it soon will.  Finland may be small, but it packs big punches when it comes to education, social welfare, and coffee consumption. Here's why you should choose Finland for your study abroad experience!

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6 Tips for Improving Your Writing in Graduate School
September 8, 2016
If you’ve already been accepted to graduate school, we’ve got good news for you: your writing skills were strong enough to get your application past the admissions committee. But this doesn’t mean you can just kick back and coast on what worked during your undergraduate studies. No...

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Five Ways to Fund Your Master's Without Going Into Debt
September 1, 2016
Graduate school can be an important career step and one that often opens doors to new opportunities and a higher pay grade. But a master's degree isn't free, and many students wonder if the benefits outweigh the cost, and if so, how they will fund their studies. Luckily there are many ways to earn a...

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Five Scientists Who Will Inspire You During Your Degree
August 25, 2016
Thomas Edison famously declared genius to be “one percent inspiration and ninety-percent perspiration.” And it’s true: Even the world’s most celebrated minds didn’t have easy or obvious paths. The fact is that no matter how smart you are, true success requires many thin...

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Will You Regret These 5 Things After You Graduate?
August 18, 2016
Regret is a part of life. Unfortunately, it’s also a part of the post-college experience for many grads looking back on their college years. The good news? By learning about some of the most common regrets expressed by former college students now, you can take proactive steps to avoid ending u...

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Oxford University took controversial measures to correct a gender gap in math and computer science exam results: Students were given 15 extra minutes ...