Articles

Things You Can Improve in the New Academic Year
September 13, 2018
Happy new school year! It's a new beginning! You have probably learned by now that there is always room for improvement, especially when it comes to school. Even if your grades are perfect and you show up to every class, you can always find ways to do better, be better, and feel better. Ready to improve your academic year? Let's take a closer look.

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Seven Countries With Names that Will Surprise You
September 6, 2018
Guess what? You have probably been calling these countries by the wrong name for a long time. It's time to fix it. Let's take a closer look at seven countries whose names will surprise you.

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What Student Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Silicon Valley
August 30, 2018
It is no surprise that student entrepreneurship is on the rise, with millions of college students going for that first angel investment right out of high school. Let's take a closer look at how the lessons of Silicon Valley can inspire their success.

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Creating International Leaders: Why Sequential Master's Degrees Offer a Unique Graduate Business Education Experience
August 27, 2018
With specialized business skills increasingly in demand in today’s global marketplace, how can future international management leaders position themselves for optimal career opportunities? One innovative solution - the sequential master's degree. Here's a closer look at this smart choice for talen...

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Pros And Cons Of Competition In Research
August 20, 2018
If you're working on your master's, PhD or a postdoc, you've probably already asked yourself this question: should you collaborate or compete more with your colleagues? Let's take a closer look at the pros and cons of both.

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Why Indigenous Studies Matter for Natural Sciences Students
August 16, 2018
For many years, indigenous people and issues were not only disregarded, but also largely invisible in education. However, as the importance of their impact and influence is increasingly asserted, this is rapidly changing. One area where indigenous studies offer unique value? The natural sciences. He...

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The Strangest Research Topics
July 26, 2018
Know you want to get that advanced degree, but not sure what you want to study? Looking for an area of specialization? Every wondered about the similarities between religious figures and the heroes and heroines of novels? From unicorns and birds to eggs, rats, and the human ability to swim, nearly a...

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Six Classes and Certifications That Can Help You Get a Raise
July 5, 2018
Sure, taking all of the course requirements for your major is a must-do. But if you want to stand out in the workforce, acquiring additional knowledge and skills can help you get ahead -- not only when you’re on the job hunt, but also when you’re preparing to ask for a raise. Here’s a closer l...

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Four Reasons Why African Students Should Get a Master's Degree
June 18, 2018
So you’ve completed all of your coursework, donned a graduation cap and gown, twisted the honoured tassel, and crossed the stage to claim your well-deserved Bachelor degree. You certainly have earned the right to pat yourself on the back for a job well-done, but this may not be the last stop on yo...

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How To Succeed As A Student Parent
May 31, 2018
It's not uncommon to have a child and be a student at the same time. Let's take a closer look at five strategies you can use to succeed at both.

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October 19, 2018

A new survey from T. Rowe Price reveals parents in the US are less willing than they have been in the past to take on massive debt toward their kids...


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October 16, 2018

Representatives from universities in Germany and North Korea came together last month in Pyongyang to sign a new protocol on exchange and co-operation...


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October 12, 2018

Last month, Ruth Watkins was inaugurated as the 16th president of one of Utah’s largest public universities. Not only was this significant because s...


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