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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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Teenage Girls Twice As Likely To Report Bullying
July 10, 2018
A new report from the UK government finds that teenage girls are more likely to report bullying than their male counterparts. The results vary based on race, ethnicity, and class, too. Let's take a closer look.

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Will Instagram Help Students Connect with their Classmates?
July 9, 2018
The days when college students had to try to coordinate their door room decor via snail mail are long behind us. Now comes news that university classmates may soon have an even easier way to connect with each other thanks to a new feature currently under development at Instagram. Here’s a closer l...

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Discover Offers College Degrees To Its Employees
June 29, 2018
Employees at Discover Card have a new perk: free college degrees. Let's take a closer look at this program.

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The 11-Year-Old Motivational Guru In Pakistan
June 25, 2018
Already a YouTube star with 145,000 subscribers, Hammad Safi, the 11-year old Pakistani motivational guru, encourages his audiences the world over to do better. Let's take a closer look.

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October 31, 2018

Do you use social media? If so, great -- but be careful. What we post online may have consequences in the real world, especially when it comes to find...


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October 17, 2018

While your college investment has a big payoff potential, saving as much as you can during your student days can help you come out even further ahead....


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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 ...