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Six Smart Side Gigs for Job Hunters
June 22, 2017

Just because you haven’t landed your dream job yet doesn’t mean you can’t earn enough to support yourself while you look. In fact, a number of part-time and decent-paying side gigs are out there, including the following six picks:


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Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Machine Learning
June 19, 2017
Machine learning is widely considered to be one of today’s hottest fields. But many of today’s students are unaware of what machine learning is and why it matters so much. Wondering whether you’ve got a future in machine learning? Here’s a closer look at this increasingly imp...

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6 Books to Read After Grad School
June 15, 2017
You read all the time in graduate school because you had to.  Now you have the luxury of reading for pleasure.  Unsure where to start?  Take a look at our list of 6 must-reads that every graduate should read.  Pick one, curl up, and dig in.

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What Does the UK General Election Mean for Students?
June 8, 2017
UK citizens head to the polls today...again.  If you don't know why, read on for a quick overview of the snap election and what it means for students in the UK and abroad.

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What You Need to Know About an Academic Paper
June 2, 2017
One of the biggest boons to your academic life?  Publication.  That’s right: we’re talking about writing an academic paper.  Don’t be put off by the task.  With the right guidance and the right project, you can and should publish an academic paper.  Here&rs...

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6 Reasons to Study In Portugal
May 25, 2017
If warm, Mediterranean air, temperate winters, delicious food, fine wine, affordable living, and yes—stellar universities—are important to you, then check out our 6 reasons to study in Portugal.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Thinking of Becoming a Student Activist? Read This First
May 24, 2017
“We are living in an age of protest,” UN special rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Maina Kiai recently told The Guardian. And indeed, people are taking to the streets to advocate for causes in which they believe and to express outrage over injust...

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Are You Ready to Be Part of Barcelona's Digital Ecosystem?
May 23, 2017
Barcelona - it's not one of Europe's most visited cities for nothing. Barcelona has long been a capital of culture, and with more Big Data projects than anywhere else in Europe, it's also a European Capital of innovation.  Here's a closer look a the city's tech hub status, along with one master...

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Why You Should Study Urbanism
May 11, 2017
Think of cities as living, breathing organisms changed, manipulated, re-purposed, and re-shaped by a coterie of people devoted to improving the quality of life for its inhabitants.  Learn more about what urbanism is—and why you should study it.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Thinking of Doing a Double Major? Read This First
May 4, 2017
With hundreds of possible majors to choose from, how can you narrow it down to just one?  A double major answers that question by allowing students to pursue two different fields of study -- not to mention two different sets of requirements -- en route to the acquisition of a single degree. Wh...

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June 23, 2017

The World Bank has approved a grant for $100 million to support higher education in Sri Lanka, according to a recent World Bank press release. Here&rs...


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June 20, 2017

With over 80 business initiatives already in place in Morocco, China is looking to the future by encouraging Moroccan students to study at its univers...


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June 16, 2017

If you’re a STEM student struggling in a science class, take heart: there’s probably a good reason why. That reason might have something t...