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Knotty and Nice: Researchers Untangle Christmas Light Woes
December 22, 2015

The Christmas season is a time of joy and light, but as anyone who has tried to untangle a strand of Christmas lights can attest, there is nothing joyful about a knotted mess of bulbs, wires, and plugs. But Christmas is also a time of hope, and two researchers may have unraveled the secrets of tangled lights. 'Tis the season for scientific research, so read on to find out why your Christmas lights are always a humbug!


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Education At a Glance For 2015
December 18, 2015
Christmas comes early this year for fans of all things international education. The Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released “Education at a Glance 2015,” its annual report on the state of education across the globe. We’ve rounded up some highlights from around the...

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British Council Survey: STEM Students Value Academic Excellence
November 27, 2015
If you're a student considering or studying science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, a new study released by the British Council should interest you. The British Council's higher education research team, Education Intelligence, has released data collected through a survey of international s...

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How Do International Students Choose? New Insights Revealed
November 24, 2015
The growth of international students studying at the bachelor’s degree level far outpaces growth of master’s students -- 54 percent compared to 26 percent over the same fiveyear period. Which begs the question: how do they all decide what to study and where? A new report yields new ...

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Google Reveals International Students' Top Searches
October 30, 2015
International student enrollment is skyrocketing around the world, and when potential students want to find out about universities and schools, they turn to Google to search for the best opportunities. Now, Google has revealed some interesting trends based on internet searches for international stud...

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Is It Really Worth Getting a Degree?
June 17, 2015
Wondering whether it’s really worth getting a degree? Is it worth it when you acknowledge the massive debt incurred by many students in pursuit of these degrees The answer just got published in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2015 report,  Let’s take a closer look... ...

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Choosing Your Major: For the Joy or the Job?
March 20, 2015
“Should I study something I love or pursue a degree that will help me get a job?" This is hardly a new question. Generations of students have struggled with choosing a major. Let’s break it down and determine whether it’s possible to make a choice between both.

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Top Education News: What to Expect in 2015
March 19, 2015
The changing of the calendar year offers the perfect opportunity to reflect on the past and look ahead to the coming year. Here are our picks for five of 2014's top trends from the world of higher education, along with predictions for what to expect in 2015.

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All You Need to Know About the Latest International Education News
March 19, 2015
The world of higher education is quickly evolving thanks to widespread government reforms which transform prospects for both domestic and international students. While it may be impossible to predict how the higher education sector will look in 50, 25 or even 10 years, its clear that internationaliz...

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Top 10 Tips for a Successful Revision
March 19, 2015
The end of the academic year is around the corner. Graduation is just a few weeks away. This is the final sprint to summer vacation! If you’re thinking of your revision period as a chance to catch up on some much needed sleep or as an opportunity for a 24/7 cram-fest, you may be on the wr...

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September 22, 2016

You’ve got one camp telling you that an excellent thesis will help you make a name for yourself in your field. Another waxes on about the value ...


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September 9, 2016

Finland, Finland, Finland. If this Nordic country isn't already where you want to be, it soon will.  Finland may be small, but it packs big punch...


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September 8, 2016

If you’ve already been accepted to graduate school, we’ve got good news for you: your writing skills were strong enough to get your applic...