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Preparing an academic paper

Preparing an academic paper

Alyssa Walker :As we've said before, the publish or perish culture in the academic world is real - if you're thinking about publishing a paper, you need to read

Artificial intelligence could change future job market

Artificial intelligence could change future job market

Joanna Hughes :Many claims have been made about the vast potential of artificial intelligence (AI). And indeed, from sheep-shearing robots to self-driving Lyft cars, the possibilities are near-endless when

Five pointers for choosing your A-Level

Five pointers for choosing your A-Level

Elizabeth Koprowski :First, let's take a moment to recap. A-levels (short for General Certificate of Education Advanced Level) are academic qualifications awarded by many educational institutions in the UK,

Identity theft on campus and off

Identity theft on campus and off

Alyssa Walker :Among some of those most vulnerable populations susceptible to identity theft, university students are also among the least worried-and they should be.  In a recent study published

Know your learning style?

Know your learning style?

Joanna Hughes :Success in school relies on many things. One aspect many new college students may underestimate when first starting out? Their individual learning styles. The truth is that

Keep learning new skills, it's the best career boost

Keep learning new skills, it's the best career boost

Gita Bajaj :Never has continual learning been more important than today. In words of the writer and futurist, Alvin Tofler, "The illiterate of the 21st century will not be

What are pathway and foundation programs?

What are pathway and foundation programs?

Elizabeth Koprowski :Foundation programs began in the UK as a way to prepare students for the rigors of certain degree programs, but they're now found in countries all over

Studying English Language and Literature

Studying English Language and Literature

Alyssa Walker :Besides it being the only field in the UK to beat the gender pay gap by a large margin, the benefits of studying English run deep.  Let's

All learning styles are not created equal

All learning styles are not created equal

Joanna Hughes :Success in school relies on many things. One aspect many new college students may underestimate when first starting out? Their individual learning styles. The truth is that

How to negotiate your first salary

How to negotiate your first salary

Elizabeth Koprowski :Graduation is just a few months away and before you know it you'll be out hunting for a job and, hopefully, getting exciting offers from potential employers.

Sports management needs unique educational models

Sports management needs unique educational models

Alyssa Walker :While it may not seem obvious, sports management degrees focus less on athletics and more on finance, management, marketing, and law-as they pertain to the sporting industry. 

Master's degree in Education

Master's degree in Education

Joanna Hughes :Teachers make a difference in the lives of kids all over the world every day. However, the prospect of entering the teaching profession and remaining in it

Living with roommates

Living with roommates

Elizabeth Koprowski :Whether you live on campus in a dorm or off campus in a flat or house, student life almost always means one thing - roommates. And, when

GMAT preparation : Prep course or independent study?

GMAT preparation : Prep course or independent study?

Alyssa Walker :Regardless of what you think of it, if you're thinking about applying for your MBA, chances are pretty high that you have to take the GMAT.  And

What makes a university international?

What makes a university international?

Joanna Hughes :Qatar University, University of Luxembourg, University of Hong Kong, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Geneva, University of Macau, ETH Zurich, University of St. Gallen, National

Making the school safe for students

Making the school safe for students

Mimi Kirk :Lisa Hamp is a survivor of the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings, in which 32 people died at the hands of student Seung-Hui Cho. Hamp and her classmates

Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University

Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University

Dr Mohit Ul Alam, a role model for development :Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU) was established in 2006 in Trishal, a historical place bearing the memories of

How to choose a language to study

How to choose a language to study

Elizabeth Koprowski :You probably don't remember learning to speak your first language. Children learn their native language over the course of months and years, through exposure, practice, trial and

Beat shyness in college

Beat shyness in college

Elizabeth Koprowski :As much as we like to imagine that studying is a solitary activity, modern college campuses are not designed for wallflowers. Between communal dormitories, social activities, group

What does bilingual education mean for California?

What does bilingual education mean for California?

Joanna Hughes :While the presidential race garnered the majority of attention in last month's US elections, there were plenty of other noteworthy results. In the educational sphere, California made

How women can rise in academia

How women can rise in academia

Alyssa Walker :The goal of International Women's Day is to encourage women, and men, to continue to fight for equality and gender parity in all aspects of society. You

Big data can change student lives

Joanna Hughes :Approximately 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is created every day with a staggering 90 percent of the world's total data having been created in the last two

Higher math in lower grades: Hurting or helping kids?

Higher math in lower grades: Hurting or helping kids?

Cindy Donaldson :Every parent wants to see her child keep up with peers, and these days that means taking algebra in the eighth grade. But sometimes we forget that

Science is (also) for women

Science is (also) for women

Elizabeth Koprowski :There's no denying hard numbers. According to most estimates, men outnumber women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. In recent years, there have been concerted

Stuck on your master's thesis?

Stuck on your master's thesis?

Joanna Hughes :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

The responsibilities of a student

The responsibilities of a student

Touhid Ebrahim :The country which produces a generation of talented, hardworking, dutiful and responsible youth goes ahead along the path of development. It is difficult creating quality citizens across

Emerging fields for post-graduate studies

Emerging fields for post-graduate studies

Alyssa Walker :In the dynamic evolution of working and choosing a career, there's one constant: learning new skills that support emerging markets is critical to your success.  You can

Study in Southeast Asia

Study in Southeast Asia

Joanna Hughes :From its varied geography and breathtaking natural phenomena to its friendly inhabitants and their extraordinary cultures, Southeast Asia is perhaps best defined by one word: diversity. Let's

Eye-catching resume for science graduates

Eye-catching resume for science graduates

Elizabeth Koprowski :If you've spent the last few years working on your postgraduate degree in science, you've probably accrued a staggering amount of impressive experiences. You may have published

Changing face of international students in the US

Changing face of international students in the US

Alyssa Walker :Last year, nearly 1 million international students studied in the US.  Long considered the land of opportunity, the US has always attracted a significant percentage of the