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What International Students Need to Know about the Community College Initiative Program
August 1, 2018
Millions of international students from all over the world dream of studying in the US. While many of them succeed, others may not see a pathway to bringing this dream to life. Enter the Community College Initiative Program (CCI). A non-degree program of the Bureau of Educational and Affairs, this government international exchange program offer scholarships enabling international students to spend up to one year studying at US community colleges. Here’s a closer look at CCI.

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7 Films to Get You Ready for Summer Break
May 9, 2018
While the school year can sometimes feel endless, there’s no denying it: The end of the academic year is upon us! Whatever your plans for summer break, there’ll certainly be time to catch up on a movie or two. We can think of no better way to get into the swing of summer than by checking out the...

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Do Men Or Women More Accurately Perceive Their Own Intelligence?
April 20, 2018
We’ve all heard the expression that “men are from Mars and women are from Venus.” However, according to recent research published in the journal, Advances in Physiology Education, it may be more accurate to conclude that female students are from earth -- or more down to earth, to be precise --...

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Five Tips to Ace Your Standardized Tests
April 19, 2018
They’re all over the news when it comes to education and assessment. Some folks favor them, some not so much. Let's take a closer look at what standardized tests are--and how you can ace them.

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What’s the Difference Between Community College and Vocational School?
April 5, 2018
There’s more than one path to success and they don’t necessarily involve four-year degrees or any degree at all. College is not for everybody. Learn more about the difference between community college and vocational school.

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What You Need To Know About College eSports
March 21, 2018
Pick up those controllers and get practicing. Video games may not rot your brain. They may help you pay for college. Let’s check out the newest trends in eSports.

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Why Studying Jewelry Design Is A Great Summer Project
March 7, 2018
Love design? Love jewelry? Want to coalesce two things you love into more than a hobby? Looking to make the jump from jewelry design just for fun to jewelry design just for fun-and for your career? Consider turning those passions and skills into a career by taking summer courses in jewelry design. W...

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How To Be Employment Ready When You Leave College
February 20, 2018
You've heard it before: college grads lack the skills to enter the workforce. There's some truth to it. While many are about to enter a fantastic job market this spring, just a few years ago, many employers complained that recent graduates were over-confident in their skills-and under-prepared for t...

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Why You Should Become A Pilot
February 6, 2018
Want to be a change-maker? Fly the friendly skies. In addition to meeting the global demand for pilots over the next 20 years, you'll also serve the greater good. Let's take a closer look at how and why.

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Why Fashion Students Should Study National Costumes
March 30, 2016
If you think that haute couture only comes from Paris or Milan, think again. Some of the most expensive, intricate, beautiful, and unique clothing can be found not on the runways of London and New York, but at the festivals and celebrations of cultures around the world. And if you're a budding fashi...

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July 23, 2018

For many Latino students in the US, college isn't accessible. One author suggests that the community needs more support in getting students there. Let...


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July 20, 2018

As crushing college loan debt continues to cripple American students and their families, many are taking creative measures to trim costs. One increasi...