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Five Reasons to Consider Trade School
November 8, 2017

While the college track is right for many post-secondary students, others choose a different direction: Trade school. Also known as “technical” or “vocational” school, these educational institutions teach skills directly related to specific careers, including everything from automotive technology specialists to electricians.

Wondering whether trade school is right for you? Read on for a roundup of five reasons why trade school may be the best route to your goals.


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Seven Favorite Destinations for Gap Year Travelers
October 26, 2017
More and more students are choosing to take gap years, and with good reason: Not only is a gap year the adventure of a lifetime, but taking time off to travel has been linked with extraordinary benefits, including everything from a greater sense of purpose to better academic performance upon return ...

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Four Top Employability Skills and How to Get Them
October 11, 2017
Education and experience are only part of the “big picture” of landing a job. Also essential? Invaluable soft skills, also known as “employability skills,” which convey that not only do you have the knowledge you need, but also the ability to successfully apply that knowledge...

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Should Students Have Pets?
October 4, 2017
Love animals? Happy World Animal Day! Today, we take a closer look at having a pet while you’re still in school.

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Six of the Strangest Scholarships You’ve Never Heard Of
September 27, 2017
Let’s face it: College can be expensive. Luckily, there’s a near-endless number of scholarships just waiting out there to be discovered. Not convinced that there’s something out there for everyone? Read on for a roundup of some of the most unusual scholarships aimed at helping stud...

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International Studies: They’re Not Just for College Students!
September 14, 2017
When most people think of international study experiences, the college years come to mind. However, another segment of the population is showing increasing interest in studying abroad: High school students. Here’s a closer look at the phenomenon, along with what prospective students and their ...

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Your Four Step Guide to Studying in the UK
September 8, 2017
With so many international students setting their sights on the UK, how can you make sure you earn a spot? Read on for a roundup of four things all international students aspiring to study in the UK should do. 

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6 Books to Read about Russia
September 6, 2017
Happy National Read a Book Day.  Grab a book you think you’d enjoy and get reading.  Need some help?  We’ve got you covered.  In light of the news and the goings-on about the world, we thought you might appreciate learning more about Russia.   Today, get set...

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The Pros and Cons of Having a Student Credit Card
August 18, 2017
There are benefits and drawbacks to having your first credit card.  Let’s take a closer look at what it means for students to have their own credit cards—the good, the bad, and the ugly.

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How to Fund Your Gap Year
August 11, 2017
Congratulations on deciding to go on a gap year!  No, it’s not a year off—it’s a year on, and it’s all yours.  Make some wise decisions and you’ll have no problem funding your year.  Ready?  Let’s go!

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November 17, 2017

The Prime Minister of India recently announced funding for 20 universities—10 public and 10 private—to reach world-class ranking. Let&rsqu...


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November 14, 2017

What’s better for your well-being? Looking at your wedding ring? Or thinking about the place where you got married? A new study suggests that pl...


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November 13, 2017

In an effort to boost teaching quality in order to “drive the nation’s industrialization,” the government of Ghana recently announce...