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Top 10 Best Places to Study Abroad

Top 10 Best Places to Study Abroad
For some, studying abroad in another country is a dream come true. The concept of being in a foreign land, whether you know the language very well or not at all, is enthralling for adventure seekers and learners. You might be asking, “Why should I travel abroad?” because quite frankly, it is a big commitment and comes with a hefty tuition. But taking a break from your regular routine in college and traveling to anothe...

Ways to Make Your Dorm Room Feel Like Home

Ways to Make Your Dorm Room Feel Like Home
Heading off to college is an exciting time in your life. All the planning and packing, the goodbye parties, the countless hugs and “I’ll miss you”’s. Soon you’re on your way with butterfly’s filling your stomach as you get closer. You’re met with thousands of new people you’ve never met before and countless “get to know you” activities. It’s not until your parents have gone and you’ve yelled your c...

Is Your Expensive College Education Worth The Cost?

Everyone has a strong opinion when it comes to higher education. Some people may argue for or against higher education, but you can't argue with the numbers. In our latest infographic, we take a look at salary trends based on education level, and the results are pretty surprising. Did you know that there is a co-relation between a person's income and their level of education? Depending on the industry and degree lev...

Bi-Partisan Commission Urges Californian Officials To Overhaul Public Higher Ed System

Bi-Partisan Commission Urges Californian Officials To Overhaul Public Higher Ed System
The Little Hoover Commission of California has called for leading educators and officials within the state to make significant improvements to the public higher education system in order to meet the ever-evolving needs of the evolving job market. As an independent and bi-partisan panel, the 13 m...

Gates Foundation Gives $100,000 to Fund Online Education Conference at UT Arlington

Gates Foundation Gives $100,000 to Fund Online Education Conference at UT Arlington
The popularity of online distance learning is soaring and holds the promise to revolutionize higher learning. More students than ever before are opting for online education due to its convenience, outreach, and flexibility. With the increased demand for online education, there have also been several calls for improvements and transformations to update the virtual campus, which despite much progress, is still largely based...

Leading Educators Call For More Innovation In Higher Education

Leading Educators Call For More Innovation In Higher Education
For years, our education system has focused largely on route memorization as the key towards advancement. Success in academics - all the way up to the college undergraduate level - has been largely determined by the ability to recite pre-determined answers on in-class examinations. According to a group of leading educators in higher education in attendance at a Communities Foundation of Texas event, the increasingly dy...