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Are You Eligible for a Free Interrail Pass this Summer?
May 30, 2018
Who doesn’t have fantasies about traveling around Europe? Now, thanks to a new initiative funded by the EU, any EU citizens who turn 18 before July of 2018 are eligible for a free Interrail pass enabling them to travel throughout Europe for up to 30 days. British teens are also eligible for the DiscoverEU program -- although potentially just for this year. Here’s a closer look at the program, why it’s important, and where British students fit into the mix.

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How Two Donkeys are Helping Columbian Kids Learn to Love Reading
May 28, 2018
What do you get when you combine one dedicated man, two donkeys, thousands of books, and countless children scattered throughout Columbia’s rural communities? A traveling library known as the “Biblioburro.” Here’s a closer look at the story of former Spanish teacher Luis Soriano and his two ...

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Feeling Exam Season Stress? Eat More Chocolate!
May 14, 2018
Fans of Harry Potter know that chocolate is a cure for mitigating the effects of exposure to soul-draining dementors in the JK Rowling series. However, the power of chocolate isn’t exclusive to denizens of the magical world. In fact, a growing body of evidence attests to the ability of chocolate t...

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More Students Using Financial Aid to Invest in Cryptocurrency
May 1, 2018
Cryptocurrency has infiltrated the higher education market. A recent survey conducted by the Student Loan Report reveals that 21.2 percent of current students with student loan debt have used financial aid money to fund cryptocurrency investments. Let's take a closer look.

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New Zealand IT Industry Launches Tech Contest for Students
April 27, 2018
A new partnership between New Zealand's Ministry of Education and IT Professionals NZ will allow local students to learn more about digital technology. Let's take a closer look.

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Hungary and Kazakhstan Discuss Continuing Education Cooperation
April 23, 2018
Good news for Kazakh students studying tourism in Hungary. Kazakh students can apply for up to 200 scholarships to study in Hungary. Let's take a closer look.

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What Students Need to Know about the National School Walkout
April 20, 2018
None of the high school students participating in today’s National School Walkout are old enough to remember the events of April 20, 1999. But this Friday marks nearly nineteen years since the Columbine High School massacre. Here's how students across the country are remembering victims of schoo...

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Brazil’s Education System to Get a Singapore-Style Boost
April 16, 2018
A partnership between NIE International (NIEI) Singapore, the business consultancy arm of the National Institute of Education, and one of Brazil's largest non-governmental organizations, the Ayrton Senna Institute (IAS), will lead to new educational opportunities for more than 50,000 Brazilian stude...

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American Colleges See Decline in Foreign Language Learning
April 13, 2018
It's not news that US college students lag behind in second-language learning and a recent report indicates that the US may be falling even further behind. Learn more about the decline of language learning in the US.

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This is How International Students Can Work on US Campuses
April 9, 2018
International graduates can work on campuses in the US. Find out how. Let's take a closer look.

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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...