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Why Does Finland Have One of the World's Best Education Systems?
September 21, 2018
Always a top finisher on rankings of the world’s best higher education systems, Finland was recently declared to be “a miracle of education” by the World Bank. On Universitas 21’s assessment of the world’s top universities, meanwhile, Finland claimed top spot when levels of GDP per capita were taken into account -- scoring well above expectations given its income level. So what makes Finland so special? Here’s a closer look. All of which begs the question: What makes Finland so special? Here’s a closer look.

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What You Should Know About Working In Consulting
September 20, 2018
Chandler Bing’s job on Friends was a mystery to his Central Perk squad. And while we now know that he worked in data processing, there is another job out there that is equally shrouded in mystery for many people: consulting. Odds are, you know someone who works as a consultant. You may also know t...

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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 imp...

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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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September 21, 2018

With international enrollments “flatlining” in the UK, universities are pushing for the return of post-study visas which would allow students to r...


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September 18, 2018

The humanities are in bad shape. Let's take a closer look at a recent analysis of the downturn of humanities studies since 2008.


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September 14, 2018

Scotland is working to end "period poverty" for girls and women. Thanks to a $6.8 million influx from the Scottish government, students at schools, co...