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Law School: How To Know If You Are Cut Out For The Classes And Careers

“Law School: How To Know If You Are Cut Out For The Classes And Careers”

Movies and television often portray lawyers and law students as loud, pompous individuals with a natural talent for arguing. The reality of law school is based much more on work ethic than on natural talent. Before you commit to the idea of a career in law, there are some things you should be aware … read more


Should Students on the Autism Spectrum Consider Studying Abroad? - Part II - Ernst VanBergeijk, Ph.D., M.S.W.

“Should Students on the Autism Spectrum Consider Studying Abroad? - Part II - Ernst VanBergeijk, Ph.D., M.S.W.”

Developing Contingency Plans and a Support Network Here are 6 steps to getting ready to study abroad if you are a student on the autism spectrum. You can read the first part here - Should Students on the Autism Spectrum Consider Studying Abroad? - Part I  1. Know what to do in the event … read more


How To Get The Most Out Of High School - Kara Masterson

“How To Get The Most Out Of High School - Kara Masterson”

4 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of High School These days many students have realized that optimizing their education is a good way to facilitate personal and professional success. With this idea in mind, it is important for students to access and implement strategies that will help them get the mo… read more


IIE Scholarships Help Underrepresented Students to Study Abroad

“IIE Scholarships Help Underrepresented Students to Study Abroad”

IIE announces more than 100 study abroad scholarships for college and high school students NEW YORK, May 18, 2016—The Institute of International Education (IIE) today announced scholarships to be awarded to more than 100 underrepresented students to pursue study abroad. Cost continues t… read more


Utilizing Occupational Therapy in Postsecondary Transition Programs for Students with Neurologically Based Learning Disabilities

“Utilizing Occupational Therapy in Postsecondary Transition Programs for Students with Neurologically Based Learning Disabilities”

Written by Ashley K. Zizzo, Tiffany R. Rondinelli, Danielle Censi, Angela Buscemi and Sung Cho What is occupational therapy? Occupational therapy is the therapeutic use of everyday activities for the purpose of enhancing or enabling participation in all aspects of life including employment an… read more


MSc Cross-Cultural Psychology at VUW - Interview with Elizabeth Weinberg

“MSc Cross-Cultural Psychology at VUW - Interview with Elizabeth Weinberg”

i-studentglobal spoke to Elizabeth Weinberg, an American student studying her Master's in Cross-Cultural Psychology in New Zealand, at Victoria University of Wellington about her experience of studying abroad and why she chose VUW and New Zealand as the place to continue her education in psychology.… read more


A Coffee with Achinewhu Chijioke

“A Coffee with Achinewhu Chijioke”

Achinewhu Chijioke is a practicing counsellor at Emarid College, Igwuruta Campus, Rivers State in Nigeria. He graduated from Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) with a Diploma in Social Work and BSc (Ed) in Educational Guidance and Counselling/Health Education. Chijioke was a strong student's union a… read more


Why Study Psychology in the UK?

“Why Study Psychology in the UK?”

i-studentglobal spoke to Dr Richard Joiner, a senior lecturer of psychology at the University of Bath, about why now is an exciting time to be studying psychology and why the UK is a great place to do so. Why study psychology at university? Psychology is one of the most interesting and challenging… read more


Clinical Psychology in Australia

“Clinical Psychology in Australia”

Why Study Clinical Psychology At University and Where Can It Lead You? Clinical Psychology is a very popular topic in Australian Universities, and many undergraduates start Psychology degrees thinking that they would like to become clinical psychologists. Of course, a Psychology degree from an Aust… read more


Why Study Psychology in Australia?

“Why Study Psychology in Australia?”

There are a number of good reasons to study Psychology in Australia. The first is that there is a uniformly high standard of research being done across most departments of Psychology in Australia. In the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings, 22 of the 27 assessed departments had resea… read more


Should Students on the Autism Spectrum Consider Studying Abroad? - Ernst VanBergeijk, Ph.D., M.S.W.

“Should Students on the Autism Spectrum Consider Studying Abroad? - Ernst VanBergeijk, Ph.D., M.S.W.”

A rite of passage for many college students is spending their junior year studying abroad. Spending a year studying abroad has a number of distinct advantages over simply remaining on campus. It is an opportunity to have an adventure, get out of one’s comfort zone, and experience and learn new thi… read more


Interview with Dr Richard Joiner (Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Bath)

“Interview with Dr Richard Joiner (Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Bath)”

i-studentglobal spoke to Dr Richard Joiner, a senior lecturer of psychology at the University of Bath, about educational psychology and the uses of digital technology in learning. What is educational psychology and why is it an important area of study? Educational psychology is the applicatio… read more


A Week In The Life of an MA Student - Ally Vitale

“A Week In The Life of an MA Student - Ally Vitale”

A Week of Studying Abroad Are you interested in studying a Master’s abroad? Curious about what a week in the life of a graduate student is like? I’ve whipped up the highlights of my week for you to get an idea. I hope you enjoy it! Sunday Today I went to the library straight after breakfast.… read more


Can't Shake the Wanderlust? 4 Degrees for Globe-Trotting Students - Anica Oaks

“Can't Shake the Wanderlust? 4 Degrees for Globe-Trotting Students - Anica Oaks”

Wouldn't it be wonderful to wake up and spend the day in a new city anywhere in the world? For some people, this is a passing thought or even an occasional dream. For others, this is a way of life they must pursue. If you're someone who can't seem to shake the inner wanderlust and you desire to trav… read more


5 Tips to Help You Learn a New Language - Kara Masterson

“5 Tips to Help You Learn a New Language - Kara Masterson”

Learning a new language can be one of the most rewarding, interesting and useful things you can do in life. However, many people never begin learning the language they've always wanted to speak because learning a new language seems like an insurmountable challenge. Luckily, there are some simple way… read more


Reflections on Studying Abroad - Karin Brauner

“Reflections on Studying Abroad - Karin Brauner”

First Experiences of Studying Abroad in the USA Experiencing student life from different cultures has been really gratifying and eye-opening for me. My first experience of “studying abroad” was an unofficial exchange programme to Morgantown, Kentucky. My dad knew a lady that did voluntary medic… read more


The SQ3R Reading Method - Revision Tips - Dr. Ntamu Blessing Agbo

“The SQ3R Reading Method - Revision Tips - Dr. Ntamu Blessing Agbo”

In order to ensure proper encoding and storage of information encountered, reciting or rewriting in your own words makes information easily retrievable. Emphasis on the element of recitation accounts for my preference and recommendation of the SQ3R reading method by Robinson (1946). SQ3R stands for… read more


Tips and Strategies For Starting Your Own Business - Lana Hawkins

“Tips and Strategies For Starting Your Own Business - Lana Hawkins”

Many people dream of being their own boss. Some of them aspire to earn the paycheck from the comfort of their home, while others prefer the good old office. Being ambitious is fine, but what makes or breaks business endeavors is a capability to plan ahead. Ideas that are not based on a thorough rese… read more


5 Factors that Affect the Quality of Revision - Dr. Ntamu Blessing Agbo

“5 Factors that Affect the Quality of Revision - Dr. Ntamu Blessing Agbo”

Revision is an important part of learning, reinforcing information taught or read previously to solidify your understanding of a topic or subject. Even if one studies using the right methodology his success could be hindered by the following factors: 1. State of Health Healthy food and drink wil… read more


5 Reasons to Study for a Masters Degree

“5 Reasons to Study for a Masters Degree”

Perhaps you’re in the final year of your undergraduate studies and considering your options; perhaps you’ve left university and got your foot in the door of an industry, but you would like to further qualify yourself and progress rapidly in your career. Or, quite simply, you’ll miss being in e… read more


5 Things Every Student Wished They Knew Before Starting Their MBA - Kara Masterson

“5 Things Every Student Wished They Knew Before Starting Their MBA - Kara Masterson”

The journey toward an MBA can be difficult and challenging. It is often paved with frustration and setbacks. And while many students struggle, others seem to succeed with minimal stress. So, what is the difference? The key is to understand and avoid certain mistakes. The best way to do that is to fo… read more


Change for the Better: 4 Degrees to Help Transform Our World - Anica Oaks

“Change for the Better: 4 Degrees to Help Transform Our World - Anica Oaks”

In an ever-changing world, there are countless opportunities for one person to make a difference. These differences are often minor changes, but they can sometimes be as revolutionary as penicillin was with regards to improving medicine. It's next to impossible to predict what the next big change w… read more


How Enlisting in the Military Can Help With Your College Education - Lizzie Weakley

“How Enlisting in the Military Can Help With Your College Education - Lizzie Weakley”

While many are aware that one benefit of military service is assistance in paying for college, there are some additional educational benefits not as widely known. Here is a look at the latest version of the GI Bill as well as some lesser-known educational benefits. The Post-9/11 GI Bill The Post-9… read more


Reasons Why Nursing Is One of the Most Rewarding Careers

“Reasons Why Nursing Is One of the Most Rewarding Careers”

If you are interested in starting a rewarding career in the healthcare field, then you should consider becoming a nurse. Even though nursing can be a challenging career, it offers many benefits. Below is a list of ways you can benefit from having a career in nursing: Industry Demand Many people ar… read more


Five Degrees You Should Consider If You Enjoy Leading And Inspiring Others - Anita Ginsburg

“Five Degrees You Should Consider If You Enjoy Leading And Inspiring Others - Anita Ginsburg”

Inspiration is the spark that gives birth to brilliance. Almost every great discovery, advancement and achievement started with such a spark. That's why leading and inspiring others can be just as rewarding as making your own discoveries. Let's explore five degrees you should consider if you enjoy l… 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