Latin American Countries Push More Students to Study Abroad

The Brazilian government announced this year that it plans to give 75,000 scholarships for local students to study abroad by 2014.

But when officials tell students how and where they might apply, some can’t quite […]

A Little Rusty?

On the first day of test prep, after we had tackled a mini-G.R.E., the instructor assured our class that though she was 30 years old, she was still up on the latest test-taking […]

Universities Get Advice on How to Avoid Ghostwriting Scandals in Research Articles

Universities have been struggling for years with the problem of researchers who let industry-financed ghostwriters draft biased summaries of their work for publication in medical journals.

They’re now getting some blunt advice on how […]

Surging college costs price out middle class

What do you get when college costs skyrocket but incomes barely budge? Yet another blow to the middle class.

“As the out-of-pocket costs of a college education go up faster than incomes, it’s pricing […]

Golden Gate U. Instructs Foreign Students in the Language of Business

When Erdenetuya Bat-Erdene found out that her score on an English-proficiency exam was too low for her to enroll in a graduate business program at Golden Gate University, she was crushed.

But rather than reject her […]

Benefits of Teaching English Abroad

Teaching is an art, a skill and a challenge that can sometimes be more difficult than aiming in archery. In this article we discuss on the various benefits of teaching English in a foreign country.

A […]

11 States to Receive Grants to Redesign Adult Education

Eleven states have been named as recipients of a grant to improve the quality of adult education and increase the number of skilled people with credentials in the work force. Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, […]

The Growing Culture of Unpaid Internships

If it seems like an increasing number of internship opportunities are unpaid, that’s because they are. And while college students, recent graduates, and even mid-life career-changers are often willing to go […]