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Changes to College Admissions Testing in Japan Underway for 2020
August 19, 2017

Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) announced changes to admissions policies for both public and private universities earlier this summer, according to The Japan Times. Here’s a closer look at what students can expect in the near future.


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India May Launch First Exclusive University for Low-Caste Students
August 18, 2017
Members of India’s Dalit caste may have a new avenue for higher education: an exclusive university aimed at promoting empowerment.  Learn more about this exciting project and what it will mean for India’s Dalit students.  Let’s take a closer look.

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China Draws Growing Share of African Students
August 15, 2017
While the U.S., U.K. and Australia draw the biggest numbers of international students, another country is coming on strong -- particularly when it comes to students from Africa. Here’s a closer look at the phenomenon.

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India and Russia Establish Center of Excellence
August 12, 2017
India and Russia have entered the second stage of establishing a new Center for General Engineering and Technical Training in India.  Learn more about the partnership and why it’s happening.

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US Campuses Assist International Students Wary of Traveling Home
August 11, 2017
For international students affected by the travel ban, some universities in the US are offering help.  How?  Accommodations, dining, and on-campus jobs for many.  Learn more about how US universities are helping international students wary of traveling home.

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Chinese International Students Depend on Friendship in Australia
August 8, 2017
While the Chinese population in Australia can serve as a cultural comfort for many Chinese international students, one expert says that Chinese students in Australia need to push their comfort zones—and make friends with the locals.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Lower Student Debt, Higher SAT Scores?
July 25, 2017
We often talk about the importance of “being smart” about student debt. Now comes the news that there may be a more quantifiable relationship between the two -- at least when it comes to SAT scores. Here’s a closer look at research indicating the link between student debt and SAT s...

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International Students Still Recommend the UK
July 14, 2017
Good news for the UK: a recent study found that international students in the UK have higher levels of satisfaction than their global peers.  What does this mean?  The UK’s a great place to study abroad.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Will Your Next College Care Package Be Delivered By Robot?
July 12, 2017
Coordinating deliveries in and around universities can be a massive logistical undertaking. Now, several universities in China have some extra “manpower” when it comes to getting things where they need to go: Robot deliveries. Read on for a closer look at the application of this technolo...

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Stepping Up To Stop Dangerous Moneylending in China
July 7, 2017
China recently issued a directive curtailing the dangerous and yet rapidly growing online moneylending phenomenon targeted at student borrowers until measures could be taken to safeguard the well-being of students. Here’s a closer look at the situation, along with at the impetus for government...

Articles

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August 18, 2017

The world is fast.  Sometimes too fast.  Sometimes we need to stop.  Think.  Let an idea percolate.  Make a sound decision.&n...


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August 10, 2017

The topic of affirmative action isn’t exactly a new one. But it was thrust into the spotlight again earlier this month. Wondering what all the f...


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July 21, 2017

Earlier this year we detailed seven can’t-miss Finnish movies in honor of the country’s centennial celebration. Next up as we draw closer ...