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Nine Leading Countries for Aviation Studies
June 1, 2016

Have you always dreamed about a career in the air? Are you interested in aviation maintenance, aviation management, air traffic control, or an alternate aviation-related profession? If so, you’re far from alone. In fact, aviation degrees are popular all over the world, and with good reason: Experts in this fast-paced and challenging field are both in-demand and hard to come by -- meaning opportunities are many and salaries are high. But which countries excel when it comes to studying aviation? Let’s count down nine top destinations with schools featuring strong aviation programs.


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Seven Gap-Year Adventures that Beat Lying on a Beach
May 19, 2016
Can you change the course of your life in a year? Possibly, if you make the most out of your Gap Year. If you're not sure what a gap year is, or what to do during yours, read on for seven meaningful ways to spend your year out and find your place in the world.

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Five Reasons Why Professionals Should Never Stop Learning
May 10, 2016
The phrase “lifelong learning” is widely used in higher education circles and with good reason: In today’s rapidly changing business landscape, the ongoing acquisition of knowledge is essential not just to keep up, but also to address the most relevant professional challenges as th...

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Five Reasons to Take Summer Courses
April 13, 2016
While summer school may not be at the top of the list of things that come to mind when you think about how you’ll spend those long-awaited lazy, hazy, crazy days, the fact is that there are plenty of good reasons to think outside-the-box and inside-the-classroom when it comes to planning for t...

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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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5 Ways International Students Can Prepare for Health and Safety Issues Abroad
March 16, 2016
If you're preparing for a semester, year, or a degree abroad, you've probably spent a lot of time planning. But have you planned for an emergency? Though most students never need their emergency plans, they're an essential part of any study abroad experience. Luckily, we have all the information you...

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Four Reasons to Study a Rare Language
March 3, 2016
If you're a student thinking about studying abroad, you've probably considered learning or already speak a second (or third) language. There are loads of benefits to learning a new language, but you don't have to limit yourself to widely-spoken languages like Chinese, Spanish, or Hindi. Here are som...

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The 4 Important Questions To Ask on Your College Tour
February 17, 2016
Planning to attend college in the next few years? If so, you’re probably juggling a million different things. Preparing for college admissions tests, researching prospective schools, and filling out admissions and financial aid paperwork all take time and effort -- and that’s all on top ...

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Five Costs You Might Have Missed When Budgeting for University
February 3, 2016
In conversations about the cost of college, two main areas usually come up: tuition and housing. And while these do comprise the majority of the typical college student’s spending, they may also be joined by several unanticipated expenses. We rounded up five additional costs incurred by many c...

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Five Ways Education Will Change by 2030
January 20, 2016
At the beginning of every new year people begin to speculate about the future – what will this year hold? What will happen in the next five years? The next decade? The next century? No one can know for certain what the future will bring, but educators around the world have ideas about what lea...

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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...