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Five Reasons STEM Students Should Study Humanities
June 16, 2016

If you're studying a STEM subject, you might feel that your university's humanities requirements are irrelevant and unnecessary. Why read Shakespeare when you're studying science or learn about politics if your a physics major? While the humanities and STEM subjects may seem completely unrelated, there are some very important reasons to diversify your studies. Here are five ways human sciences can help natural science students succeed.


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Are You Making the Most of Your Textbook Reading?
June 9, 2016
The typical college student reads at a rate of 450 words per minute, according to the results of a speed-reading study by Staples. The world speed reading champion? 4,700. That’s more than ten times as many words in a single minute! The value of closing this gap becomes very clear when you fac...

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Are You Taking Care of Your Mental Health?
June 2, 2016
Mental health issues are increasingly prevalent among contemporary college students, but a number of organizations -- both campus-run and student-led -- are emerging to help students gain access to the information they need to cope with mental health difficulties. While taking advantage of these res...

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Avoid These Six Common Interview Mistakes
May 26, 2016
Congratulations! You have a big interview lined up for an exciting job prospect. But there's one more thing you need to do...don't mess it up. Here are six of the most common mistakes candidates make and how to avoid them.

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Seven STEM Wonders of the Museum World
May 18, 2016
Today is International Museum Day (IMD), a day to celebrate museums and all that they have to offer. Museums around the world mark the day with special exhibits and exciting events aimed at educating the public about the important role museums play in society. But if you think that museums are only ...

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The Pros of Getting a Master's Degree Abroad
May 12, 2016
If you've just finished your undergraduate without ever studying abroad, it's not too late! Most students think that studying abroad is only for bachelor's degrees, but earning a post-graduate degree at a foreign institution is both possible and beneficial. Here's why.

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Why You Might Need a Master's Degree
May 5, 2016
For most college students, May means exams and a tantalizing glimpse at the summer holidays to come. But for graduating students, May means it's time to make some big decisions. Will you jump head-first into the job market? Take some time before student-loan payments kick in to travel? Or start a gr...

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How to Create an Eye-Catching Resume: Science Graduates
April 28, 2016
What's the hardest part of the job-search? Getting an interview. And what's the key to getting an interview? An eye-catching resume that makes you stand out from the crowd. You may think you know how to create a good resume, but postgraduate students in science often have a surplus of both relevant ...

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Stressing Over Student Debt? Read This For Relief.
March 24, 2016
Two words strike fear in the heart of many students: “student debt.”  And while the U.S. may get the majority of attention when it comes to this issue, students all over the world face similar challenges. Sure, you can bury your head in the sand and hope the problem magically disapp...

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Is Your Job Offer Too Good To Be True?
March 17, 2016
If you're graduating soon, you're probably already started the job-search. You have a well-crafted resume, some smart interview outfits picked out, and are targeting some promising employment opportunities. But did you know that scammers could be targeting you? The job-market is hard enough without ...

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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 ...