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Top 5 Reasons Why Graduate Students are Choosing Georgia
April 26, 2017

Ray Charles isn’t the only one who has Georgia on his mind. Also a fan of this charming and historic southern US state? Graduate students from all over the world, who are flocking to Georgia’s colleges and universities to take advantage of its many benefits. Here’s a closer look at five reasons to choose Georgia, along with one particularly exciting option.


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What Foreign Language Should You Study?
April 20, 2017
By now most of us are aware of the many advantages of learning another language. Multilingualism comes with a host of benefits, including everything from increased employment opportunities to opening your mind to different worldviews. In fact, many graduates cite foreign language studies as among th...

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STEM, STEAM, and Where Creativity Fits into the Mix
April 10, 2017
First, there was STEM. Then came STEAM. Why do so many people think the addition of one small letter may be the key to increasing the probability of STEM success? Here’s a closer look at STEM, STEAM, and the critical role many experts believe creativity and the arts play in supporting STEM inn...

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Why (and Where) You Should Do a Multidisciplinary Master’s Degree
April 6, 2017
Real world success involves looking at complex problems from many different perspectives while drawing on a comprehensive range of information in order to identify the most promising solutions. So why should the academic approach be any different? This philosophy is the impetus for a popular trend i...

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These Six People Completely Changed Their Careers...and So Can You!
April 4, 2017
Do what you love.  Love what you do.  It takes work, perseverance, and passion.  At least, that’s what we think these six inspiring career changers would say.  See for yourself.

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Do You Have a Future in Hurricane Disasters Prevention?
April 3, 2017
Hurricanes wreak havoc on communities and their damage has a direct and indirect impact on ecosystems and the economy. With both short- and long-term solutions needed regarding hurricane preparedness and prevention, atmospheric science will take on an increasingly important role. Here’s a...

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Why Smart Cities and Engineers are a Perfect Fit
March 31, 2017
If the 21st century had a signature buzzword, “smart” might be it. From smartphones to smart homes, everything is getting smarter and, in doing so, opening up a near-endless range of new possibilities. One of the most intriguing developments in the shift to all things smart? Smart cities...

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How to Pick The Right Student Loan
March 30, 2017
One of the most serpentine pathways you’ll ever follow: the student loan.  Consider our four strategies for picking the right one, and you won’t go wrong.  Our biggest piece of advice?  Don’t sign the dotted line unless you understand what it means for now—and ...

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Why it’s Never Too Late for A Master’s in Design Studies
March 24, 2017
Design infiltrates your daily life.  From garden plans to street signs, and emojis to storefronts, design is everywhere. It’s all about user experience—specifically yours.  Let’s take a look at two innovative programs in Milan, Italy, where you can apply your interdiscipl...

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8 Inspiring Women Artists Worth Getting to Know
March 23, 2017
What did all of the artists featured in our recent roundup of “Six Works of Art Fine Art Students Should Know” have in common besides being masters of their crafts? They were all men. (Well, except for the Chauvet Cave paintings, that is, of which the artists remain unknown.) We’re...

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April 20, 2018

Despite a surge in international student numbers, the overall numbers of applications to universities in the UK are in decline. Let's take a closer lo...


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April 17, 2018

Making it into the NCAA Final Four for men’s basketball is a big deal for players and fans, but it’s also a big deal for college admissions office...


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April 13, 2018

Students in Chile have a history of activism, and they recently took to the street again with a new cause: Protesting the overturning of the Higher Ed...