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What You Need To Know About the Standardized Testing Debate
December 27, 2017
Standardized testing is often in the news. Why? Its debatable use and fairness. Let’s take a closer look at what you need to know about the standardized testing debate.

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Five Things Kindergarten and College Have in Common
December 25, 2017
While kindergarten may be the first step in your academic career and college is often the last (unless you’re pursuing graduate studies, that is), these two phases of life are a lot more alike than most people realize. Read on for a roundup of five things kindergarten and college have in common.

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Cheap and Creative Present Ideas for Students
December 13, 2017
Looking for last minute meaningful, inexpensive, and creative ideas for the people on your list? Don’t think twice. Take a look at these 8 DIY ideas and get started!

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Why You Should Be Interested In Climate Studies
November 23, 2017
Climate conditions can and do have a momentous impact on human life on this planet. Uniquely positioned to help navigate the uncertainties of climate toward safer and healthier people? Climatologists. Here’s a closer look at this increasingly important field, along with three reasons to consid...

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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 ...

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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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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...