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Five Tips for Returning Home
April 14, 2016

As they say, all good things must come to an end. And for many international students, the hardest part of a study-abroad adventure is the return home. You probably spent a lot of time planning and preparing for your trip abroad, but have you taken the time to anticipate the challenges of leaving your host country and returning home? Fear not! We have all the tips you need for making a smooth transition back to reality, and some tips for maintaining and continuing the excitement of studying abroad.


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Why You Should Study in Multiple Countries
April 7, 2016
Traditionally, a student who decided to study abroad would spend a semester or year studying in a foreign country and then return home to finish their degree. But the academic world has become more global, and employment is increasingly international. So why limit yourself to a short-term study abro...

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Stuck On Your Master’s Thesis? Read This.
March 31, 2016
Even the most devoted scholars ultimately hit a roadblock at one time or another -- sometimes at the least convenient times. If you’re having trouble getting started on your master’s thesis, you’re likely feeling no small about of frustration. But you’re also not alone. Lucky...

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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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Four Reasons to Get Involved With Alumni Associations
March 16, 2016
If you're like many recent graduates, you're probably getting letters, emails, and even phone calls about joining your school's alumni association. You may even have found that your diploma cover held, not the long-awaited degree, but a place-holding alumni association membership form. But before yo...

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How You Could Develop the Smart City of the Future
March 9, 2016
Climate change and urbanization are two of the most pressing issues of the twenty-first century, and by making efforts to minimize the ecological impact of urbanization, governments and communities may be able to make positive changes to the environment that could counteract the effects of climate c...

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Why Science is (also) for Women
March 8, 2016
Today is International Women's Day, a day set aside to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of women around the world. Though it's celebrated in many different ways, the day's overarching message is that women matter in society, in culture, and in the workforce. And while many countries have m...

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How to Negotiate Your First Salary
March 4, 2016
Marlon Brando once said, “Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.” For recent graduates heading out into the job market, your first salary may not be your dream salary, but it could be the foundations for future success. That's why it's important to know whe...

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Three Ways Big Data Can Change Student Lives
February 29, 2016
The applications of Big Data are endless in terms of helping everyone from scientific researchers to marketing experts learn, identify patterns, and ultimately make more sense of the world around them toward optimized actionable insights. One demographic group with plenty to gain from Big Data ...

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With easy access to well-paying part- and full-time work, millennials in this country are bucking the global trend and living the high life. Let's tak...


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August 2, 2018

Despite the fact that over half of US students who study abroad study in Europe, that number is decreasing, as more US students opt for other parts of...