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College Board Debuts New Scholarship Program Aimed at Promoting Opportunities
October 29, 2018
Aspiring college students face several obstacles when it comes to attaining their goals, including both the high cost of higher education and the complicated application process itself. Now comes news that the College Board will launch a national scholarship for high school students aimed at addressing these two vital issues. Here’s a closer look at the 'College Board Opportunity Scholarships' program.

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Number Of Foreign Students in South Korea Increases by 19 Percent In A Year
October 26, 2018
The number of international students in South Korea is on a big upswing. Let's take a closer look.

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France Shifts Focus to Lifelong Learning
October 22, 2018
France has one of Europe’s highest unemployment rates, and yet suffers from a lack of skilled workers. This scenario, now threatening the country’s economic recovery, recently prompted France’s finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, to declare skills to be the nation’s “the most important econo...

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Clapping Out, Jazz Hands In on College Campuses?
October 19, 2018
First there was clapping. Then came snapping. Now comes news that students on at least one college campus in the UK are expressing their approval in a new way: 'jazz hands'.

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South Africa to Teach Kiswahili in Schools
October 15, 2018
Beginning in 2020, South African schools will teach the country's "most recognized language", Kiswahili. Let's take a closer look.

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Northern Ireland Attracts More International Students
October 12, 2018
Northern Ireland saw a spike in the number of international students outside the EU. Let's take a closer look.

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How One $100,000 Fund is Fueling Innovation in Higher Education
October 5, 2018
One organization is out to show the benefits of higher education, even for those who'd rather be start-up entrepreneurs. Let's take a closer look.

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Study Says Attendance Doesn't Improve With Rewards
October 1, 2018
Don't like showing up in class every day? You are not alone. In an attempt to boost attendance, some schools offer rewards and commendations to those who have perfect or near-perfect records. A new study suggests that these rewards may not be all that effective. Let's take a closer look.

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China Pledges More Support for Higher Ed and More in Africa
September 28, 2018
At the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) held earlier this month, China reiterated its ongoing commitment to supporting higher education and vocational training for development in Africa. Here’s a closer look at key takeaways from China’s Ministry of Foreign Af...

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Parents Take on Work and Borrow to Help Kids Through University
September 24, 2018
They say it takes a village to raise a child - but in terms of higher education, it takes even more than that. In addition to all the support, guidance, and nurturing to get students to college, a child's higher education takes so much financial support from parents and guardians that nearly all mak...

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January 11, 2019

Many parents find themselves in a difficult quandary when contemplating their kids’ higher education: how can they provide financial support without...


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January 9, 2019

You know you want to go into business. But which field? Doing what? Perhaps you’ve already begun your career but are thinking of changing course and...


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December 31, 2018

Millions of women all over the world serve their countries. Not only do they boast higher levels of educational attainment compared to their non-milit...