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Five Ways Students Can Escape the Ivory Tower
October 19, 2017

From concerns about curriculum to cost, higher education sometimes gets a bad rap. And while some of these are unfounded, the reality is that the perception is there -- particularly when it comes to one issue: the pervasive stigma of intellectual elitism, and the resulting disconnect between college life and the outside world.

Looking to avoid ending up in the “ivory tower” during your academic pursuits? Read on for five tips aimed at helping you keep your feet on the ground.


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Why South Eastern Europeans Should Study in Austria
October 12, 2017
Austria may be overshadowed by other Western European countries when it comes to international study destinations. However, while this history-packed country of 8.7 million people may be small in size, it’s big on potential - which explains why a growing number of students from South East Euro...

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What You Need To Know Before You Teach
October 5, 2017
Got education? Good. Happy World Teachers’ Day.  Thank a teacher today—or even better, become one.  Thinking about joining the noble field? Let’s take a closer look at six things you need to know before you teach.

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Students Weigh In On Studying in Sweden
October 3, 2017
Sweden has long been an attractive destination for international students from all over the world and inbound exchange has been on the upswing in Sweden over the past few years. Read on for a roundup four insights from international students regarding their personal study abroad experience...

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6 Reasons to Study at a Russian Polytechnic University and How to Get There
October 2, 2017
Russia has long been known for its dedication to higher education.  Now international students are flocking to the country's affordable, high-quality universities where the combination of low living costs and high cultural returns give students an advantage in the globalized market.  Here'...

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How Can Mature Students Fund Their Education?
September 28, 2017
Going back to school?  For mature students, this can be a daunting task, not only from the perspective of coursework, but also from the perspective of funding.  Fear not.  You can fund your education—you just have to know whom to ask and where to look.  Let’s take a c...

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Three Reasons to Pursue a Peace and Conflict Degree
September 21, 2017
The International Day of Peace is observed all over the globe every September 21st. Indeed, no matter how different we may be, a desire for peace binds us together. And yet despite this universal ideal, world peace remains elusive. The chasm between what is and what could be is what makes peace and ...

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How to Be a Responsible Traveler While Studying Abroad
September 20, 2017
Welcome to the International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development and World Tourism Day!  If you’re studying abroad and can’t wait to travel a bit, take a look at our guide to being a responsible traveler.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Four Ways AI Could Change Tomorrow's Jobs
September 7, 2017
Many claims have been made about the vast potential of artificial intelligence (AI). And indeed, from sheep-shearing robots to self-driving Lyft cars, the possibilities are near-endless when it comes to what AI can do for the world and the people who live in it. However, the fanfare over AI is not w...

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What You Can Gain from Work Experience Before Master’s Studies
September 6, 2017
Many people think of internships and work experience solely as a bridge between university and a career. However, internships are also a smart way to facilitate a successful transition between bachelor’s and master’s degrees while optimizing your future job prospects. Here’s a clos...

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July 17, 2018

More good news for Canada.In addition to its role as a hub of international education, Canada also plays a major role in the world's agricultural prod...


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July 13, 2018

As Western values continue to penetrate indigenous societies in Colombia, the country’s indigenous Misak people have taken an innovative measure to ...


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July 10, 2018

Electronic collaboration tool Slack has changed the way coworkers communicate. But the imperative to collaborate is far from limited to the business w...