The Prickly Politics of Christmas
December 24, 2016

Hop up into Santa’s sleigh for the ride of your life. Let’s take a closer look at Christmas through history—brace yourself for controversy and cataclysm.  Don’t forget your Santa hat!  On Comet, on Cupid, on Donner, on Blitzen! 

How to Stay In Touch From Abroad
December 22, 2016
Connection.  It’s what we crave all the time—texts, Facebook, Twitter, email.  We’re constantly connecting, at least virtually.  Being home during the holiday season is one time when we might want more than virtual connection.  As an international student, you m...

How to Become One of Europe’s Digital Innovators
December 20, 2016
Dr. Till Wahnbaeck, CEO of Germany’s hunger-fighting NGO Welthungerhilfe, recently penned a piece for The Guardian in which she reiterated the critical need for innovation. But what, exactly, is innovation? Her explanation is a surprisingly simple one, “Innovation is the answer to a simp...

Brexit Shmexit: 9 Top Fields to Study in the UK
December 15, 2016
For many aspiring international students, Brexit is a giant and unknowable elephant in the room: What will the UK’s vote to leave the EU mean for the country’s higher education system and opportunities for foreign students there? While it’s true that some things are bound to change...

How to Build on Your Bachelor’s with an International Master’s Degree
December 14, 2016
There’s no magic to a master’s degree—but the right one at the right time and in the right place can make a significant difference in your overall happiness, salary, and career opportunities.  What can sweeten the pot? How about an international master’s degree?  Gr...

The World’s Most Powerful Women and What They Studied
December 8, 2016
The world’s most powerful women have one thing in common.  Read the profiles of the following eight women to find out what it is.

Should You Get a Master’s Degree in Education?
December 1, 2016
Teachers make a difference in the lives of kids all over the world every day. However, the prospect of entering the teaching profession and remaining in it for the next 30 or more years can be a daunting one. Whether you’re worried about landing a job in a competitive market or about making en...

Why Study Business Analytics?
November 30, 2016
Thinking about business analytics?  The Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego offers graduate students the chance to wrestle with real-world business problems—and their solutions—using cutting edge business analytics.  Let’s take a closer loo...

How International Students Can Celebrate Thanksgiving
November 24, 2016
Thanksgiving, that quintessential American holiday, is here.  Thinking about what to do?  We have four fantastic options for you.  Let’s take a closer look. 

Honoring the Impact of Philosophers on World Philosophy Day
November 17, 2016
While philosophers are often written off as dreamy-eyed daydreamers, the truth is that their work has very real impact: It helps us make sense of the world we live in while working toward a better one. We can think of no better occasion to celebrate the value of this field than with the celebration ...


March 20, 2018

Over 3,000 college and university students recently responded to a Gallup-Knight Foundation survey on diversity and inclusivity with some interesting ...

March 16, 2018

With Scotland's excellent universities and low tuition costs, many Scottish students opt to study at home. Let's take a closer look.

March 13, 2018

Since the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) began tracking college enrollment patterns for high school graduates, a troubling trend has ...