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Researchers Say Do This One Thing to Improve Your Exam Grades
June 5, 2017

Do you often feel like your performance in college is falling short of your goals? If so, there may be a different cause than lack of effort, say Stanford psychology scholars. In fact, according to a just-published study in Psychology Science, the key to academic success may be less about studying and more about strategizing. Here’s a closer look at the findings.


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Is There an Inside Edge to Community College Graduation Rates?
June 2, 2017
Low community college graduation rates have long plagued the American higher education system. Now, new findings from the Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) reveal that one particular behavior can help reverse this trend: Attending full-time, even just for a single semester. Her...

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International Students Flocking to Canada
May 29, 2017
A growing number of international students will matriculate at Canadian universities in the upcoming academic year, according to the Canadian Immigration Newsletter. Here’s a closer look at the data, along with reasons for the uptick.

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Kenya Announces New Higher Education Guidelines
May 26, 2017
Kenya’s Minister of Education recently announced a new set of guidelines to help improve the quality of higher education in Kenya.  Let’s take a closer look at the purpose behind the guidelines—and what that means for students.

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Hungary Agrees to Comply On Academic Freedom Concerns
May 22, 2017
Changes made earlier this spring to Hungary’s National Higher Education Act were viewed as “a deliberate attack on freedom of expression and information, which is strengthened by the existence of vibrant and independent academic institutions,” according to a letter of concern from ...

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Saudi Arabian Students Will Sit For Exams During Ramadan, After All
May 19, 2017
Rumors flooded social media last month suggesting that end-of-year exams in Saudi Arabia would be moved to accommodate the start of Ramadan on May 25. However, the country’s education minister, Ahmad Al Eisa,  weighed in on the topic, revealing that exams would not be moved after all. Her...

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UK to Double Number of Outgoing International Students
May 15, 2017
To ensure that UK students have a place on the global stage, the UK plans to double its number of outgoing international students by 2020.  Learn more about the UK’s plan for its new “global graduates” in the wake of Brexit.

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Universities Aim to Do More for Syrian Refugees
May 12, 2017
Are Europe’s universities doing enough to help during the Syrian refugee crisis? According to a partnership of high education administrators, professors, and diplomats, the answer is “not yet.” A THE article recently highlighted the ways in which colleges can -- and plan to -- do m...

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How Do International Students Affect the Australian Economy?
May 8, 2017
New research shows that international students make a significant impact on the Australian economy.  Learn more about what this means and why it’s important.

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Are American Students As Happy As Their Global Peers?
May 5, 2017
A recent study suggests that while American students are generally satisfied with their lives, their global counterparts may be happier.  Find out why.

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October 4, 2018

New York. Boston. Washington, DC. Chicago. San Francisco. What do these five cities have in common? They are all meccas for international students in ...


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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...