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Moving (forward)

In September, I am relocating from Durham, North Carolina to Edinburgh Scotland for one year where I will complete a master’s degree in regenerative medicine at the University of Edinburgh. 392 more words


How international students are keeping US colleges afloat and powering the tech industry — TechCrunch

Think back on your college experience and you may recall the presence of an on-campus residence set aside for international students. The fact that there was likely only one house for all the students probably made you think your school didn’t have a large international contingent.

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Social Media: Creating a Buzz on your Campus to Boost Student Enrollment

Since the debut of Facebook back in 2004, various forms of social media applications have organically and globally reached millions of people. Whether you support or resist the social media movement, the outreach and sheer magnitude of its impact on our society are undeniable. 470 more words


The Trouble with College: Why it's not helping Students

When students get their high school diploma, it seems like the world couldn’t be sweeter. They have their colleges lined up, their dreams in front of them; it’s an exciting time. 673 more words

Safeguarding the People through Legal Discussion

At the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, we provide pro bono legal representation to low-income individuals and families facing discrimination. We also provide free workshops and clinics for struggling entrepreneurs working to get their small businesses off the ground. 288 more words

AcadGild brings its coding classes to the US — TechCrunch

If you want to learn how to program, you’re spoiled for options these days. You can opt to go at your own pace with the likes of Codecademy, try free and paid MOOCs, or sign up for in-person instruction at the Holberton School and similar projects.

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Software Engineering

Scholarships are the new sweepstakes — TechCrunch

One million dollars. A student will earn that much more in life with a four-year college degree as opposed to just a high school diploma. That’s according to a recent study from Georgetown University, which offers just such a degree.

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