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Should Economics Count As Stem?
March 6, 2018
A big reason some economics departments are reclassifying as STEM fields? So international students who study in the US have more opportunities after graduation. Let's take a closer look.

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Is a Push for Perfection Killing College Students?
March 2, 2018
While it’s common for adults to pine for the carefree days of youth, this nostalgia may not be all it’s cracked up to be -- at least not for the current generation of students, according to a new study out of the UK. In fact, many young people may be increasingly susceptible for mental health is...

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Indian Colleges Introduce Self-Financing Courses
February 24, 2018
Some college students in India may face higher costs than what they initially anticipated. To combat the financial shortfall from a lack of funding over the past several years from the University Grants Commission (UGC), some colleges in India have introduced self-financing courses. Let's take a clo...

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US States Weigh New Requirements for High School Students
February 23, 2018
Getting a high school degree in certain US states may soon take more than fulfilling a core set of academic expectations. New Mexico and Iowa are both considering new pieces of legislation which would implement additional requirements. What are they and why do proponents say they’re in order? Here...

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Does Gender Equality Deter Women from STEM?
February 20, 2018
Here's a paradox: women in countries with more gender equality opt for STEM careers less than women in countries with less gender equality. Let's take a closer look.

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Jordan Aims to Connect Vocational Graduates with Jobs
February 18, 2018
A new program in Jordan will help vocational graduates in Jordan connect to career and technical resources that will launch them on successful careers.

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Chile Designates Donated Land as National Parks
February 15, 2018
In the country's most historic move, Chile recently designated over 10 million acres of land for conservation. Learn more about this new designation and land management.

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German Education Reforms to Improve Results for Disadvantaged Students
February 9, 2018
Disadvantaged students in Germany are showing more resilience than their global peers. A new report shows that students from non-academic families in Germany are successful in school. Find out why.

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Universities in Chile Prioritize Research
February 8, 2018
For the first time, Chile has more research-based universities than teaching-only universities. Let's take a closer look.

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France Considers Major Overhaul of the Baccalaureate Exit Exam
February 4, 2018
Last month, France announced a potential overhaul of the centuries-old baccalaureate exam. Let's take a closer look at the proposal's changes, and what it means for French students.

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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...