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Six Things All Students Need To Know About Buying Plane Tickets
September 5, 2018
If you are planning to travel to or study in a far-off location, you have many exciting things ahead of you. One less than thrilling prospect, however, is paying for your trip. Because the reality is that unless you are sitting on millions of free miles, buying an airline ticket can seriously set you back. The good news? Following these six rules can help you get the best deal.

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15 Fictional Schools Where We'd Like To Enroll
August 22, 2018
Waiting for an owl to crash through your window with an acceptance letter to your top choice of school? Join the club! Let's take a closer look at 15 fictional schools we wish were real.

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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 g...

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Tips To Succeed At Your Summer Tutoring Job
July 18, 2018
If your plan to make some extra cash and keep your academic skills sharp this summer involves tutoring, you're in good company. Many students--high school graduates, advanced high school students, and college students--tutor over the summer to help others and to cushion their bank accounts in betwee...

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What to Read this Summer According to Influential People
July 5, 2018
Summer reading time is here! Plop yourself under a beach umbrella, dig your toes into the warm sand, and crack open a new book. Take a look at what these influential folks recommend.

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6 Education Routes to Get You Over the "Entry-Level" Experience Hurdle
June 7, 2018
Deciding on your post-college career path is not only daunting, it can be downright depressing. Despite the fact that you devoted at least four years of your life to your studies, and probably have at least one internship under your belt, you still probably qualify only for jobs labeled "entry level...

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A Taste of Culinary Arts From Around the World
May 29, 2018
Do you love food? Do you love experimenting with flavors? Do you love cooking? Does the phrase "mouth feel" have meaning for you? Let's take a closer look at seven fascinating places to study culinary arts around the world.

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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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January 15, 2019

After visiting a university laboratory in Bristol, Universities and Science Minister Chris Skidmore expressed high hopes for work being done there wit...


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January 14, 2019

It's a tired old trope that teens oversleep, hit the snooze button ten times, and miss their first class. But, in fact, research suggests school start...