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Glass Ceilings: Five Famous Women in Engineering - Brooke Chaplan

“Glass Ceilings: Five Famous Women in Engineering - Brooke Chaplan”

In modern Western culture, any girl can grow up to fulfil her dream of becoming an engineer. Thousands of universities offer degrees in any engineering specialty a girl could want, from mechanical to electrical. Even online schools are getting in on this lucrative degree by offering masters in engin… read more


Design For Life: 5 Career Tips For International Arts Students

“Design For Life: 5 Career Tips For International Arts Students”

Charles Runacres, principal at Bellerbys Oxford There is a common misconception that STEM subjects are for serious-minded, career-centric students and ‘creative’ subjects are for hobbyists destined to become HR professionals or management consultants. Thankfully, as global creative economies … read more


Why Study Here - Pick of the Day

“Why Study Here - Pick of the Day”

Introducing Pick of the Day We are proud to announce a brand new section on our sister site, Why Study Here - and it's called Pick of the Day! Why Study Here? For those who haven't visited Why Study Here before, the idea is simple: we offer prospective students information about studying abroad a… read more


3 Avenues to Help Prepare For Higher Education - Rachelle Wilber

“3 Avenues to Help Prepare For Higher Education - Rachelle Wilber”

Going to college can open the door for you to gain higher earnings.  For example, a study by Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce published in the LA Times reports that people with bachelor’s degrees earn 84 percent more money than those without a degree. Also, today’s compa… read more


Defeat The Winter Blues - Aly Vitale

“Defeat The Winter Blues - Aly Vitale”

When I was asked to write a blog post on how to “Defeat the Winter Blues,” I first felt as though maybe I wasn’t best suited for the job, considering that there are some days where I feel that the February Blues have defeated me. After some research, it was brought to my attention that the glo… read more


10 East-European Don’ts Which Are Actually Dos In The UK - Marina Abramian

“10 East-European Don’ts Which Are Actually Dos In The UK - Marina Abramian”

Since a very young age, our loving parents and teachers dictate to us a set of rules which are supposed to make our lives safe and easy. But one day we reach the stage when we question them. My experience showed that some of the “don’ts” I was taught in Ukraine, could have led me nowhere in En… read more


Finished Your Medical Degree? 4 Things You'll Need Before Your First Shift - Anica Oaks

“Finished Your Medical Degree? 4 Things You'll Need Before Your First Shift - Anica Oaks”

Graduating with a medical degree represents one of the biggest steps in your career. You've acquired a sizable amount of knowledge designed to help you successfully treat what ails patients.The problem is that you may not be as prepared as you think to begin practicing medicine. A 2008 study undert… read more


SATs Rescheduled - FREE Online Preparation From Magoosh

“SATs Rescheduled - FREE Online Preparation From Magoosh”

Due to the Winter Storm Jonas, many US students will have had their SAT exams pushed back until 20th February, giving many students an extra 4 weeks to prepare for their most important exam to date. See the full list of test centre closures In order to help those affected by the storm, Magoosh&nbs… read more


Continuing Education: Simple Ways You Can Continue To Broaden Your Knowledge After Graduation - Anita Ginsburg

“Continuing Education: Simple Ways You Can Continue To Broaden Your Knowledge After Graduation - Anita Ginsburg”

After you graduate from school, you feel relieved that you no longer have to study. Know that your days of learning about the world are far from over. Internships, jobs and more will keep you learning. There are also a few other things you can do to keep broadening your knowledge. Review a few ways … read more


A Day In The Life Of...A Junior Doctor (F2)

“A Day In The Life Of...A Junior Doctor (F2)”

In December 2015 I-Student Global spoke to a number of healthcare professionals to find out a bit more about their daily working lives. We chatted with Dr Davey Thaxter, an Foundation Year 2 Doctor (F2) working at Epsom & St Helier University Hospital. Davey studied Medicine at King's College Lo… read more

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IELTS vs TOEFL: which is better?

“IELTS vs TOEFL: which is better?”

If you are applying to university in an English speaking country and English is not your first language, your institution may require you to take a standardised test. There are two main English language tests widely used around the world, IELTS and TOEFL; but which one is better?We look a… read more


Top 6 Essential Traits of Great Doctors

“Top 6 Essential Traits of Great Doctors”

If you're considering studying medicine, you need to know that you are going to be the best doctor you can be. We've compiled this list of six essential traits you will need to be a great doctor to help you to see if you are you cut out to study medicine! This is by no means all that you will n… read more