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Important Information That Few Parents or College Applicants Were Aware Of

Important Information That Few Parents or College Applicants Were Aware Of

High school students are frequently concerned about their current level of college preparation and struggle to find outside assistance. College students have also gone through the process of beginning the next chapter of their lives, having experienced both failure and success, prior to high school students applying for colleges and sharing their own experiences of either how they got into college or must-know daily hacks at college. According to USA Today, Sydni Smith, a Pennsylvania graduate from East Stroudsburg South High School, has shared special and outstanding advice after receiving…

Nation Divided Over Biden’s Potential Student Loan Forgiveness Policy

Nation Divided Over Biden’s Potential Student Loan Forgiveness Policy

President Joe Biden is considering to release millions of students from their federal loan responsibility. However, the idea is not supported by all but rather objected to by some Americans as they perceive it as unfair. Will Bach, an Ohio-based financial advisor, is one of the objectors. He said, “While some may view this debt forgiveness as a slap in the face to people who were responsible and paid off their student loans, this is a bigger slap in the face to those Americans who never went to college.” Indeed,…

Recent Academic Trend in Africa to Gain In-depth Knowledge of the U.S.

Recent Academic Trend in Africa to Gain In-depth Knowledge of the U.S.

An academic movement to expand the knowledge of the United States is spreading across the higher education sector in Africa. Following the trend, the American Language Centre in Morocco, the African Centre for the Study of the United States (ACSUS) at the University of the Witwatersrand, and ACSUS at the University of Pretoria have been established to specialize in the study of the U.S. Background  To understand multilayered aspects of a country in terms of culture, economy, history, politics, and society, it is important to develop an interdisciplinary study of the region….

The Pandemic Exacerbates Latin America’s Already Troubled Education

The Pandemic Exacerbates Latin America’s Already Troubled Education

The impact of the pandemic has been devastating to the education sector around the globe. Many governments, including those in Latin America, have introduced educational quarantines to protect students from the virus. Since the beginning of 2020, young students and children have been put away from their schools, teachers, and peers, as a part of the social distancing policies. With the pandemic lasting well over two years, educators in Latin America put efforts to look forward into the future but with concerns about the fate of education in their countries….

College Rankings Are Delusive — Should We Stop Giving Them So Much Credit?

College Rankings Are Delusive — Should We Stop Giving Them So Much Credit?

It is that time of the year when high school students nervously check their email inboxes hoping they have been accepted to their reach schools. At the same time, college rankings, which many have relied on to make their list of college applications, have come under fire once more. Recently, Michael Thaddeus, a math professor at Columbia University, has openly questioned the accuracy of the data submitted by the college to U.S. News. The accusation has drawn special attention, for the school was ranked as the second-best university in the…

Things To Bear in Mind During a Campus Tour

Things To Bear in Mind During a Campus Tour

Before making a final decision and sending the enrollment deposit to a university, prospective college students must take the physical environment of each school of their consideration into account. Among many factors such as student activities and academic programs, the campus of an institution is one of the most crucial elements in forming students’ college experience. Students will be spending a significant amount of their time on and around campus for four years not only for academics and extracurricular activities but also for exploring their career options after graduation. While…

Internship Opportunity for International Students in Seoul (Apply Before May 9, 2022)

Internship Opportunity for International Students in Seoul (Apply Before May 9, 2022)

Recruitment for The 30th International Student Global Internship   Seoul Metropolitan Government is recruiting international students, who are currently enrolled in a university or graduate school in Seoul, for internship programs. By providing the opportunity, it aims to help expand international students’ understanding of Korean society through an internship at public and private entities, as well as to support the participants’ career advancement.   International Student Global Internship Overview Internship Period: July 4 – August 19, 2022 Recruitment Number (Expected): 14 people– Public sector (11 departments at the city hall,…

Get to Know Your Australian Universities — By State

Get to Know Your Australian Universities — By State

Australian universities are one of the most popular destinations for international students. While its close proximity attracts many students from Asia, its reputable academic programs also attract students worldwide. Just like how the west coast and the east coast of the U.S. differ in atmosphere and culture, each region in Australia has its own specialties. Here you will be able to find quick facts about each region and renowned universities in the area. New South Wales New South Wales is where Sydney is located, and that alone speaks volumes for…

U.S. Colleges Are Retracting Surveillance Testing for Covid

U.S. Colleges Are Retracting Surveillance Testing for Covid

Recently, higher education institutions across the U.S. have eased Covid testing requirements for the vaccinated population on campus. Such decisions show the trend in the education sector to move away from the previously widespread surveillance testing policies at colleges and universities. While the move may mean less inconvenience to students and faculties, it can also lead to losing reliable sources of transmission data for public health experts. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, surveillance Covid testing is mostly conducted to “gain information at a population level, rather than…

What to Consider When Applying to a Korean University

What to Consider When Applying to a Korean University

Most universities in Korea offer courses in English. And they offer Korean language and culture courses as well. But choosing which one to attend is a difficult choice. Their capital city, Seoul, has around 40 universities. Your university experience vary widely from attending one or the other. What Major are you going for? There are numerous universities in South Korea. Knowing which university teaches your subject the best is crucial for academic career. The best university in South Korea, Seoul National University (SNU), teaches almost every subject and ranked #1…