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Three Reasons to Consider a Masters in Professional Studies
February 4, 2016

When your parents and grandparents were students, a bachelor's degree was likely the ticket to a lucrative career. Even today, individuals with undergraduate degrees earn more than those without, but in the last twenty years the popularity (and need) for post-graduate degrees has soared, and experts predict that the numbers will continue to rise. But if you're already on the career ladder or hoping to improve your chances in a specific industry, you might want to consider a Masters of Professional Studies instead of a traditional MA or MS degree.  Read on to find out how an MPS might be your key to career success.


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Top 6 Reasons to Study in India
February 1, 2016
Recently, the India Prime Minister's office has announced a plan to set up 10 private universities. With so much progress underway in the world’s most populous democracy, you may be wondering whether studying in India can help you reach your own academic goals. Let’s count down the top s...

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Four Reasons To Study Engineering in France
January 20, 2016
When you think of countries with top engineering programs, China, the US and Switzerland may be the first to come to mind. However, plenty of other nations offer premiere engineering opportunities with allures of their own. One destination topping the list for engineers in search of an international...

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Why Iranian Universities Are Attracting More Students
January 14, 2016
Over the past decade, Iranian higher education system has dramatically reversed in direction. In fact, education today in Iran is rigorously equal opportunity for the nation’s students, with rising potential for international students, as well. Let’s take a closer look at the transf...

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Six Practical Tips for International Students
January 7, 2016
Congratulations! You've decided to study abroad. But now that you've chosen your program, applied for your visa, and have started checking out flights, you're also starting to worry. Relax – studying abroad doesn't have to mean loads of stress and if you follow these six tips, you'll be off to...

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2015 Year Review in 5 News
January 1, 2016
It's been a great year for international students with lots of exciting developments. But with all the breaking news on education partnerships, new travel and immigration regulations, increased student mobility, and funding initiatives, it can be hard to keep track of everything. Never fear! We've c...

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Celebrating Christmas Around the World
December 25, 2015
One of the best parts about studying abroad is the chance to see how other countries and cultures celebrate holidays. Christmas may not be celebrated in every country, but those that do have a wide variety of traditions. So, let's hop in Santa's sleigh (aka Pere Noel, Julenissen, Ded Moroz, Dun Che ...

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4 Tips for Getting a Good Reference Letter
December 17, 2015
Recommendation letters are a key component of any application, but many students are either unsure whom to ask or worried that they won't get a good review. If you're applying for grad school, a study abroad program, a job, or a scholarship, you're going to need a good reference, and we can help you...

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Issues in Islamic Finance: Financial Crises caused by Lack of Risk Sharing
December 14, 2015
The financial crisis of 2008 seems almost inevitable in hindsight. Economists, politicians, and scholars are still arguing about the exact hows and whys, but there's one sector of the financial world that is confident it knows how to avoid future meltdowns. Islamic Finance makes up just 1% of the wo...

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The Master’s Degree Dilemma: One-Year or Two-Year Program?
December 11, 2015
There are practically infinite master’s degree options available around the world. In fact, whatever your interests or career aspirations, there is a program that will work for you. However, it’s not just a matter of deciding on a discipline, but also about whether a one-year or two-year...

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October 19, 2018

A new survey from T. Rowe Price reveals parents in the US are less willing than they have been in the past to take on massive debt toward their kidsâ€...


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October 16, 2018

Representatives from universities in Germany and North Korea came together last month in Pyongyang to sign a new protocol on exchange and co-operation...


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October 12, 2018

Last month, Ruth Watkins was inaugurated as the 16th president of one of Utah’s largest public universities. Not only was this significant because s...


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