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Four Reasons Why African Students Should Get a Master's Degree
June 18, 2018
So you’ve completed all of your coursework, donned a graduation cap and gown, twisted the honoured tassel, and crossed the stage to claim your well-deserved Bachelor degree. You certainly have earned the right to pat yourself on the back for a job well-done, but this may not be the last stop on your academic journey. Why? Because a Master’s degree may be an invaluable next step. Here’s a closer look at four reasons why Master’s degrees are a smart choice for today’s career-minded college graduates.

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How To Succeed As A Student Parent
May 31, 2018
It's not uncommon to have a child and be a student at the same time. Let's take a closer look at five strategies you can use to succeed at both.

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Why Your Diplomacy Degree Needs to be International
May 28, 2018
With billions of people crossing borders every year, multinational corporations on the upswing, and technology increasingly breaking down conventional geographic boundaries, our world is more interconnected than ever before. In order to make the most of this interconnectedness, however, something el...

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Should You Choose a Full Master's Degree or Postgraduate Qualifications?
May 26, 2018
When many people think of continuing their studies beyond the undergraduate years, they think of master’s degrees. After all, this advanced qualification is the subsequent step. But it’s not the only step -- particularly if you’re short on time, money, or inclination. The good news if you find...

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How to Prep Your Smartphone for Your Study Abroad
May 14, 2018
If you're getting ready to study abroad, there's one thing you don't want to forget. No, it's not your toothbrush. It's your smartphone. Let's take a closer look at five strategies for preparing yourself--and your smartphone--for your study abroad journey.

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Will You Make a Difference Like These Young Journalists?
May 3, 2018
Columnist and critic Christopher Hitchens once said, “I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information.” Indeed, most journalists live their lives in pursuit of the truth -- and some of them even find it. Wondering if you’ve got what it takes? We can think of ...

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It's Not Too Early to Plan Your Children's Higher Education
April 19, 2018
You’re hardly alone if the thought of paying for your children’s college tuition is an immobilizing one. But the reality is that ignoring it won’t make it go away. In fact, planning ahead can make a huge difference when it comes to helping your kids pursue their academic dreams without emptyin...

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What Is Financial Literacy and How Can You Improve Yours?
April 12, 2018
From subsisting on a ramen noodle diet to working multiple jobs while in school, college students are notoriously cash-strapped. But while you may have to scrimp to make ends meet now, you may have a brighter financial future, and sooner than you think -- particularly if you start adopting smart fin...

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5 Mistakes To Avoid When Applying To Grad School
March 30, 2018
Great job! You’ve decided to apply to grad school. You’re ready to take a leap, invest in your future, prepare for the new job market, pursue your interests in-depth, network, get some academic recognition, and make your mark on the world. Ready to go? Good. Let's take a look at five mistakes to...

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Who Owns Your Work?
March 16, 2018
You work. You work a lot. You produce papers, theses, prototypes, and lab results. You write about all of it. It's yours, right? The answer gets murky, especially if you do something that launches your university into the academic spotlight. Confused? You thought you owned all of your work? Rest e...

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June 22, 2018

Bill Gates wants to give his favorite book to every 2018 graduate. Here's how to get it.


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June 19, 2018

America's largest population--the millennials--top over 75 million, bigger than the baby boomer generation. Those born between 1981 and 1997 fill defi...


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June 18, 2018

As Japan’s labor shortage continues, the country’s college students are making known their preference to work for larger companies -- despite the ...