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Trump May Eliminate American Job Opportunities Offered to Foreign STEM Students

Foreign students majoring in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) are allowed to work for up to three years in the United States upon graduation from an American college or university. Originally, any OPT  (Optional Practical Training) program only allowed foreign students to work for one year after graduation.  However, the opportunity was extended for an additional two years for foreign STEM students. According to [...]
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World Reputation Rankings 2017 – See Which Countries with Schools Among the Top 101

The Times Higher Education has just published it's annual world reputation rankings for 2017.   The publication, "World Reputation Rankings 2017" is based on information collected by "the world’s largest invitation-only opinion survey" of leading academics. Each scholar participated in the survey named a maximum of 15 universities that they believe are the best research and [...]
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64 New Zealand Students Have Received Scholarship Offers from World’s Top Schools Totaling $12.4 Million in 2017

New Zealand students are surely outstanding!  Reading news like this makes people feel great about the world's future because of New Zealand's bright young generation. The New Zealand Herald, the largest newspaper circulation of all newspapers in New Zealand, published a report titled " Kiwi students win $12m in overseas scholarship offers from United States and [...]
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50 Best Business Schools! Says Who?!

Have you ever wondered why there are so many kinds of rankings for U.S. colleges or worldwide universities?   If you are among those who are not good with numbers, these various rankings must have driven you crazy!  Why should you search through all the long lists of rankings from numerous (for-profit) media to realize […]

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The #1 Public University for 19 Consecutive Years

U.S. News & World Report just released its latest U.S. college rankings. Most people who are against academic rankings know what people think about this system.  Negative remarks like “Ignore the annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report,”  “Why U.S. News’ College Rankings are Meaningless,” and “What’s Wrong with College Rankings”  have never stopped […]

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Compare 5 College Rankings

Which college rankings are best to follow?   This is a difficult question to answer.  Every ranking has its pros and cons. 1. Times Higher Education World University Rankings  The Times Higher Education’s global university rankings  evaluate the schools "by their teaching, research, knowledge transfer, international outlook, reputation and more."  It is one of the [...]
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College Rankings by Subject: Development Studies (updated: 11/26/2016)

According to Brown University, Development Studies is “an interdisciplinary concentration whose main mission is to provide students with the knowledge, critical perspectives and skills they need to engage with the issues and problems of national and international development.” Harvard University University of California, Berkeley (UCB) Stanford University University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Princeton University […]

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