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5 Degrees Leading to High Salaries
August 11, 2016

The old expression insists that “money makes the world go ‘round.” And while we’d argue that other factors are also important when it comes to choosing a course of study, there’s no denying that the right major can give you an inside edge on landing a lucrative job.

Think your options are limited to medicine, law and business? Think again. There are plenty of other lesser-known majors with the potential to lead to big bucks in the future. Read on for a roundup of five degrees linked with top salaries.


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Four Ways to Start Your Retirement Planning Right Now
July 28, 2016
The old adage insists that “a penny saved is a penny earned.” Unfortunately, this can be easier said than done -- particularly for students and entry-level employees who may not yet be raking in the big bucks. But there’s also a saying that goes, “Why put off for tomorrow wha...

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Four Steps to Becoming a Diplomat
July 14, 2016
Are you finishing a study abroad experience and wondering how you can transfer your new-found wanderlust into a lifetime of international adventures? Do you keep up-to-date on world news and current events? Are you a strong leader and communicator who likes a challenge? If so, consider a career as a...

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Six Grad-School Tips for a Productive Summer Break
June 30, 2016
Summer means long lazy days at the beach, barbecues with friends, and...finding ways to stay productive? Smart graduate students know that free time equals opportunity and the summer holidays are a perfect time to amp up your resume, develop new skills, and get prepared for the new academic year. Bu...

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Six Best Spots for Tourism Studies
June 23, 2016
Few people can spend all of their time traveling. Why not? Because earning a living has to enter the picture at some point. But following your wanderlust and having a job don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Tourism, hospitality, and leisure studies prepare students to take on vital roles in t...

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Five Reasons STEM Students Should Study Humanities
June 16, 2016
If you're studying a STEM subject, you might feel that your university's humanities requirements are irrelevant and unnecessary. Why read Shakespeare when you're studying science or learn about politics if your a physics major? While the humanities and STEM subjects may seem completely unrelated, th...

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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 fac...

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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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February 15, 2018

Funding challenges and an exodus of researchers have left science in Brazil in a precarious position. Now comes news of a bright spot: the country has...


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February 8, 2018

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


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February 5, 2018

We know that international students contribute significantly to the economy in the UK. What's new? Northern Ireland. Let's take a closer look.