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It's Not Too Early to Plan Your Children's Higher Education
April 19, 2018
You’re hardly alone if the thought of paying for your children’s college tuition is an immobilizing one. But the reality is that ignoring it won’t make it go away. In fact, planning ahead can make a huge difference when it comes to helping your kids pursue their academic dreams without emptying out your bank account. Of course, not every parent is in the same phase of life when they begin college planning. Here’s a closer look at college planning considerations for two different demographics: the young and (as yet) unencumbered and parents of teens for whom the college years are quickly approaching.

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Why Digitalization Matters in Tourism and Event Management
April 18, 2018
With a global economic contribution of more than 7.6 trillion USD in a single year alone, the travel and tourism represents one of the world’s largest industry sectors. One major impact on travel and tourism happening right now? Digitalization. Here’s a closer look at why digitalization matters,...

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Why You Should Study in St. Petersburg
April 16, 2018
St. Petersburg is the cultural capital of Russia and the perfect location for international students looking for a fantastic experience. Here are six great reasons to choose St. Petersburg for your study abroad experience.

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What Is Financial Literacy and How Can You Improve Yours?
April 12, 2018
From subsisting on a ramen noodle diet to working multiple jobs while in school, college students are notoriously cash-strapped. But while you may have to scrimp to make ends meet now, you may have a brighter financial future, and sooner than you think -- particularly if you start adopting smart fin...

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Afraid Of Flying? Five Ways to Overcome Your Fears
April 5, 2018
If you’re afraid of flying, you’re far from alone. In fact, according to FlyFright, nearly a third of Americans are either anxious about flying or afraid to fly. The good news? You don’t have to let these fears prevent you from pursuing your desire to study abroad or to travel the world. Read ...

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Six Pets That Will Help You Ace Your Exams
April 1, 2018
Research published last year in the American Educational Research Association Open (AERA Open) determined that animals in the classroom lead to a number of positive impacts on students, including reducing stress and anxiety, improving social interactions, and increasing motivation and learning. But ...

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5 Mistakes To Avoid When Applying To Grad School
March 30, 2018
Great job! You’ve decided to apply to grad school. You’re ready to take a leap, invest in your future, prepare for the new job market, pursue your interests in-depth, network, get some academic recognition, and make your mark on the world. Ready to go? Good. Let's take a look at five mistakes to...

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Who Owns Your Work?
March 16, 2018
You work. You work a lot. You produce papers, theses, prototypes, and lab results. You write about all of it. It's yours, right? The answer gets murky, especially if you do something that launches your university into the academic spotlight. Confused? You thought you owned all of your work? Rest e...

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Why You Should Study Fine Art and Design in the Netherlands
March 13, 2018
Art & Design is integrated into everything we see and do. It directly influences our perceptions of the world around us and how we interact with it. One of the most exciting places to pursue your artistic dreams? The Netherlands. Here’s a closer look at the benefits of studying art & design in the...

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5 Exciting Careers for Outdoor Recreation Majors
March 9, 2018
Outdoor recreation contributed $373.3 billion to the US GDB in 2016 -- surpassing other industries like utilities and mining. Not only that, but it’s expanding: With a growth rate of 3.8 percent, outdoor recreation outpaced the overall economy’s growth of 2.8 percent, according to The Statesman ...

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April 17, 2018

Making it into the NCAA Final Four for men’s basketball is a big deal for players and fans, but it’s also a big deal for college admissions office...


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April 13, 2018

Students in Chile have a history of activism, and they recently took to the street again with a new cause: Protesting the overturning of the Higher Ed...


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April 10, 2018

Developers and investors see student housing as the next big smart investment. Let's take a closer look at how one real estate company is looking to m...