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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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Will An Early College Program Halve Your Student Debt?
July 20, 2018
As crushing college loan debt continues to cripple American students and their families, many are taking creative measures to trim costs. One increasingly popular tactic? Early college programs.

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Will An Early College Program Halve Your Student Debt?
July 20, 2018
As crushing college loan debt continues to cripple American students and their families, many are taking creative measures to trim costs. One increasingly popular tactic? Early college programs.

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Google Classroom Makes it Harder to Cheat
July 16, 2018
The desire to cheat, especially when students are online with limited supervision, is an albatross around the necks of teachers and parents. No more--at least for users of the Google Classroom product. Let's take a closer look at Google Classroom's new features.

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Canadian Visa Procedures Benefit Indian Students
July 13, 2018
Canada has introduced more streamlined visa policies for students from India and three other countries. There are about 100,000 Indian students currently studying in Canada. Let's take a closer look at how the newest regulations will affect them.

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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...