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Four Tips for Balancing Your Master’s Thesis and an Internship
September 22, 2016

You’ve got one camp telling you that an excellent thesis will help you make a name for yourself in your field. Another waxes on about the value of having an internship for landing a job. Given these dual imperatives, it hardly comes as a shock that many driven master’s students find themselves performing a daily juggling act. No one said graduate school was going to be easy, but it doesn’t have to feel like you’re always one dropped ball away from disaster. Let’s count down four ways to successfully balance your master’s thesis and internship.


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Ten Reasons to Study in Finland
September 9, 2016
Finland, Finland, Finland. If this Nordic country isn't already where you want to be, it soon will.  Finland may be small, but it packs big punches when it comes to education, social welfare, and coffee consumption. Here's why you should choose Finland for your study abroad experience!

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6 Tips for Improving Your Writing in Graduate School
September 8, 2016
If you’ve already been accepted to graduate school, we’ve got good news for you: your writing skills were strong enough to get your application past the admissions committee. But this doesn’t mean you can just kick back and coast on what worked during your undergraduate studies. No...

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Five Ways to Fund Your Master's Without Going Into Debt
September 1, 2016
Graduate school can be an important career step and one that often opens doors to new opportunities and a higher pay grade. But a master's degree isn't free, and many students wonder if the benefits outweigh the cost, and if so, how they will fund their studies. Luckily there are many ways to earn a...

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Five Scientists Who Will Inspire You During Your Degree
August 25, 2016
Thomas Edison famously declared genius to be “one percent inspiration and ninety-percent perspiration.” And it’s true: Even the world’s most celebrated minds didn’t have easy or obvious paths. The fact is that no matter how smart you are, true success requires many thin...

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Will You Regret These 5 Things After You Graduate?
August 18, 2016
Regret is a part of life. Unfortunately, it’s also a part of the post-college experience for many grads looking back on their college years. The good news? By learning about some of the most common regrets expressed by former college students now, you can take proactive steps to avoid ending u...

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5 Degrees Leading to High Salaries
August 11, 2016
The old expression insists that “money makes the world go ‘round.” And while we’d argue that other factors are also important when it comes to choosing a course of study, there’s no denying that the right major can give you an inside edge on landing a lucrative job. Th...

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Four Ways to Start Your Retirement Planning Right Now
July 28, 2016
The old adage insists that “a penny saved is a penny earned.” Unfortunately, this can be easier said than done -- particularly for students and entry-level employees who may not yet be raking in the big bucks. But there’s also a saying that goes, “Why put off for tomorrow wha...

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Four Steps to Becoming a Diplomat
July 14, 2016
Are you finishing a study abroad experience and wondering how you can transfer your new-found wanderlust into a lifetime of international adventures? Do you keep up-to-date on world news and current events? Are you a strong leader and communicator who likes a challenge? If so, consider a career as a...

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Six Grad-School Tips for a Productive Summer Break
June 30, 2016
Summer means long lazy days at the beach, barbecues with friends, and...finding ways to stay productive? Smart graduate students know that free time equals opportunity and the summer holidays are a perfect time to amp up your resume, develop new skills, and get prepared for the new academic year. Bu...

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September 18, 2018

The humanities are in bad shape. Let's take a closer look at a recent analysis of the downturn of humanities studies since 2008.


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September 14, 2018

Scotland is working to end "period poverty" for girls and women. Thanks to a $6.8 million influx from the Scottish government, students at schools, co...


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