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Will Your Student Loans Determine the Fate of Your Marriage?
August 17, 2018
We often talk about the crushing burden of student loan debt. Now comes news that the marital fates of student loan borrowers are also affected. Here is a closer look at the extent to which debt impacts divorce for student loan borrowers.

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UK Education Secretary Calls for Improved Access
August 16, 2018
UK education secretary Damian Hinds recently delivered his first major speech on social mobility. A focus point? Calling for increased efforts to help disadvantaged children gain access to top universities. Here is a closer look at what Hinds had to say.

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International Students Mean Big Money for Australian Economy
August 8, 2018
More than 800,000 international students in Australia comprised 3.5 percent of the country’s total population, as of earlier this spring. Here’s a closer look at the tremendous impact they have on the Australian economy.

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The Country Where Millennials Can Afford Avocados and Apartments
August 6, 2018
With easy access to well-paying part- and full-time work, millennials in this country are bucking the global trend and living the high life. Let's take a closer look.

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US International Students Explore Their Options
August 2, 2018
Despite the fact that over half of US students who study abroad study in Europe, that number is decreasing, as more US students opt for other parts of the world. Let's take a closer look.

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Universities See Increase in Emotional Support Animals
July 25, 2018
College students usually arrive on campus with books, bedding and dorm posters. (Van Gogh’s Starry Night, anyone?) Now comes news that more co-eds are showing up with something else: ESAs, AKA emotional support animals. Here's a closer look at the trend.

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Why African Students are Looking East for Language
July 20, 2018
For many young Africans, China's economic success and economic opportunities hold great allure--and with it the challenge of learning the language. Let's take a closer look.

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Canadian Universities Get Support To Develop Sustainable Agriculture
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 production. Six universities just received funding to help make Canada's agricultural production more sustainable. Let's take a closer look.

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How A Colombian University is Preserving Indigenous Culture
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 preserve their culture: Operating a university of their own. Here’s a closer look at Misak University.

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Are You Using this New Online Community for Grad Students?
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 world. As all graduate students know, collaboration is also alive and well in academia. Enter Grad Student Slack. Here’s a closer look at this exciti...

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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 i...


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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 simila...