Beyond the Basics

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  • Article Image 5 Careers that Will Be Popular in the Future

    5 Careers that Will Be Popular in the Future

    Globalization has resulted in a growing demand for advanced skills that impact the global economy and specific markets. Luckily, it also gives us access to information critical to learning new skills and creating value.

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  • Article Image Mentoring Through Music

    Mentoring Through Music

    Jaiveer Misra is a 16-year-old student of The British School in New Delhi, India. A talented musician, Jaiveer believes that music is a universal language that transcends boundaries and disparity. To quote Jaiveer, “Music in any form or structure is enjoyed by everyone and can be appreciated in many ways through the course of everyday life. It is a wonderful way to make a connection and open the window to creative horizons.” 


     

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  • Article Image Seven Important Tips for More Powerful Public-Speaking Skills

    Seven Important Tips for More Powerful Public-Speaking Skills

    Many people are unable to speak to huge crowds; others are uncomfortable addressing even small groups of less than 50 people. When offered opportunities to speak in public, many decline, or when they are forced by circumstances to speak, they are unable to express themselves clearly. If you are one of these people, you can work on your public speaking skills to help move past these fears. Here are 7 tips that can help you gain confidence in your public speaking skills, learn to persuade clients or potential investors, explain yourself to your peers or group members, and create professional networks and connections.

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  • Article Image Simple, Healthy Cooking for Students

    Simple, Healthy Cooking for Students

    Don’t eat dining hall food or microwave soup just because you feel like you have to. Surf the internet to find healthy recipes that include all your favorite foods and give them a try.

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  • Article Image 4 of the Best Undergraduate Theatre Programs in the U.S. (And the One I Chose)

    4 of the Best Undergraduate Theatre Programs in the U.S. (And the One I Chose)

    If you consistently got good grades in school and want to challenge yourself doing university in the U.S., like me, you will probably start by doing a quick Google search of “The Best ____ Programs.” Now, whether or not you think you’ll be accepted in those programs is a different story, but it’s a good place to start.

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  • Article Image THE MIND-BODY PROFESSIONAL , A Subconscious  Journey

    THE MIND-BODY PROFESSIONAL , A Subconscious Journey

    Imagine a new career where you ask your client to push back in a recliner chair, close their eyes and shift their focus completely to your voice.

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  • Article Image Snippets of awesomeness from US campuses

    Snippets of awesomeness from US campuses

    American college campuses are full of unique experiences and opportunities. Many of these opportunities are specially created for international students to showcase their talents and build life-long friendships.

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  • Article Image Study English While on Vacation in Texas!

    Study English While on Vacation in Texas!

    Taking a vacation to the United States is an endless adventure! There is so much to see and do, but why not take advantage of your time in the USA to improve your English?

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  • Article Image Choosing a Business Program in the United States

    Choosing a Business Program in the United States

    More than 1 million students from other countries enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities during the 2016-17 academic year—an increase of 3.4 percent over the previous year, according to the Institute of International Education (IIE). Of these students, approximately 19 percent came to the U.S. to pursue a business degree.

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  • Article Image Exploring Science Programs in the USA

    Exploring Science Programs in the USA

    Students from around the world are coming to the United States in greater numbers than ever to study – and to study the sciences. When students come to the U.S. to study science they find the cutting edge of their discipline, with current knowledge gained through research.

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  • Article Image Interactive Media Design and Center for Serious Play

    Interactive Media Design and Center for Serious Play

    Students gain the theory, practice, and knowledge necessary to succeed in a competitive global and digital economy.

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  • Article Image Well-Balanced Studies

    Well-Balanced Studies

    Choosing the right university can set you on a path to a successful personal and professional life. As you evaluate educational options, there are some key factors that you should consider.

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  • Article Image Mobile Development

    Mobile Development

    Innovation is the cornerstone of technology. Ten years ago, we were content to merely send a text message or maybe play a game of Snake on a two-color screen; today, we have mobile devices that can process more than the average desktop computer from that same era. Looking forward, we can only imagine what advances will come.

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  • Article Image Why Study Engineering in the USA

    Why Study Engineering in the USA

    There are many unique answers when posing the question of “How?” How does this chair hold me up? How is that I can talk on my cell phone or chat on the Internet with someone across the world? How did this water in my glass become clean? Although, the answer to each of these questions is unique, there is one simple explanation for all of these questions: engineering.

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  • Article Image Advanced Technology

    Advanced Technology

    Advanced technology is increasingly evident in many aspects of U.S. university life, helping to make learning fun, exciting and richly rewarding.

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  • Article Image Considering A Women's College

    Considering A Women's College

    Young women around the world are curious about the excellent all-women’s colleges in the United States. Female students should consider this fulfilling option as they pursue going to school in the U.S.A.

    Look at our Women's Colleges

     

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  • Article Image From English to Academics

    From English to Academics

    How intensive English programs help you apply to U.S. colleges and universities.

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  • Article Image Preparing for a Career in Digital Media

    Preparing for a Career in Digital Media

    Wherever you are, digital media is playing an increasingly bigger role in the marketplace and in our global culture. With outsourcing on the rise, you can work for a prestigious international company from just about anywhere.

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  • Article Image Learn, Lead, Serve: Service-Learning in the United States

    Learn, Lead, Serve: Service-Learning in the United States

    In the U.S.A., education oftentimes extends beyond books and teachers to include experiences outside the classroom.

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  • Article Image Studying Fashion Design in the USA

    Studying Fashion Design in the USA

    Do you have a passion for fashion? Do you think that you need to be an artist or know how to sew to go into this field? Do you wonder where you can study, and how the job market looks? Which area of fashion should you study?

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