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Students Work to Commemorate Destroyed National Museum
September 21, 2018
After a fire tore through Brazil's National Museum on September 2, students are gallantly trying to put some of the pieces back together. Let's take a closer look and see how you may be able to help.

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Employers or the Public: Who Has More Confidence in College?
September 14, 2018
After conducting two national surveys of business executives and hiring managers as part of its Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) initiative, the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) has gleaned some invaluable insights into liberal education and the future of work....

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Increase In Cryptocurrency Courses
September 10, 2018
Cryptocurrency and blockchain have landed, and academia has embraced them. Let's take a closer look at the rise in cryptocurrency and bitcoin courses.

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How Many Malaysians Work While In School?
September 7, 2018
A staggering nine out of ten Malaysian students work while they are in school, according to a recent survey by HSBC bank. Here’s a closer look at the findings, how they stack up against the global average, and what they mean.

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How Public Universities in the US are Leveling the Playing Field
September 3, 2018
Coming from a low-income background is not without its share of challenges. However, new research indicates that public universities don’t just offer a more accessible education; they’re also a powerful “economic equalizer.”

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This US School District is Making Weekends Longer
August 31, 2018
Ready for the four-day work week of the future? One Colorado school district is getting an early start by piloting a four-day school week this year. Let's take a closer look.

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Study Indicates Uncertainty Improves Learning
August 28, 2018
If you have ever felt unsure, a new study suggests that your brain may benefit from the volatility of not knowing. Let's take a closer look.

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Australia Overtakes UK For International Students
August 27, 2018
The second biggest destination for international students is no longer the UK, according to recent data from University College London (UCL). Let's take a closer look.

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Academic Writes Wiki Pages To Improve Female Scientists' Exposure
August 21, 2018
In a quest to give female scientists the recognition they deserve, Jess Wade, a postdoctoral researcher in the field of plastic electronics at Imperial College London’s Blackett Laboratory, is writing Wikipedia entries about each of them. Let's take a closer look.

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Income-Driven Repayment Plans and Student Loan Forgiveness: When Free Isn’t Free
August 16, 2018
Student loans in the US account for trillions in debt, with millions of American students owing significant sums. For many people, student loan repayment plans and student loan forgiveness offer hope for salvation. However, experts caution that there’s a “hidden cost” when it comes to student ...

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September 20, 2018

There is some debate these days about the value of a college degree. Some see it as a long, expensive path that leads them where they will end up anyw...


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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...


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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 ...