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What is Edtech and How Will it Shape Your Future?
January 26, 2017

The world’s first public schools date all the way back to ancient times. And while trends, philosophies, policies and institutions have come and gone since then, a surprising amount stayed the same through the millennia. However, technological advancements -- and digital technology, in particular -- have ushered in an entirely new era for educational delivery. For the entrepreneurially-minded, meanwhile, this ongoing shift represents a wide-open field of opportunities. Just how important is education technology (AKA “edtech”) and what does it mean for everyone from investors to students? Here’s a closer look.


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How to Survive an Enduring Career
January 19, 2017
If you’re in your 20s, plan on working for the next 50 or 60 years.  The career lifecycle has expanded—partly because of increasing lifespans.  How can you plan your work life for the next half-century or more?  We’ve put together a few enduring understandings for yo...

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Why an Accelerated Degree Can Save You Time (and Money)
January 12, 2017
It’s hard to argue that the cost of higher education isn’t exorbitant. One lesser-known pathway worth exploring for students looking to save both time and money? An accelerated degree. Here’s a closer look at this alternative to conventional degree programs, along with four re...

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Reading the Road Less Traveled: A Global Journey
January 5, 2017
Resolved to step outside your comfort zone this year?  Pick up a book.  Take the road less traveled and join us on our global literary journey.  Who knows?  Maybe you’ll find an author who speaks to you—half a world away. 

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The Prickly Politics of Christmas
December 24, 2016
Hop up into Santa’s sleigh for the ride of your life. Let’s take a closer look at Christmas through history—brace yourself for controversy and cataclysm.  Don’t forget your Santa hat!  On Comet, on Cupid, on Donner, on Blitzen! 

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How to Stay In Touch From Abroad
December 22, 2016
Connection.  It’s what we crave all the time—texts, Facebook, Twitter, email.  We’re constantly connecting, at least virtually.  Being home during the holiday season is one time when we might want more than virtual connection.  As an international student, you m...

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How to Become One of Europe’s Digital Innovators
December 20, 2016
Dr. Till Wahnbaeck, CEO of Germany’s hunger-fighting NGO Welthungerhilfe, recently penned a piece for The Guardian in which she reiterated the critical need for innovation. But what, exactly, is innovation? Her explanation is a surprisingly simple one, “Innovation is the answer to a simp...

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Brexit Shmexit: 9 Top Fields to Study in the UK
December 15, 2016
For many aspiring international students, Brexit is a giant and unknowable elephant in the room: What will the UK’s vote to leave the EU mean for the country’s higher education system and opportunities for foreign students there? While it’s true that some things are bound to change...

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How to Build on Your Bachelor’s with an International Master’s Degree
December 14, 2016
There’s no magic to a master’s degree—but the right one at the right time and in the right place can make a significant difference in your overall happiness, salary, and career opportunities.  What can sweeten the pot? How about an international master’s degree?  Gr...

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The World’s Most Powerful Women and What They Studied
December 8, 2016
The world’s most powerful women have one thing in common.  Read the profiles of the following eight women to find out what it is.

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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...