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How useful is a creative writing degree? And 5 more answers from the University of Dundee

Are you curious about creative writing programs? Do you wonder if a degree is what it takes to become a first class writer? Or do you feel creativity can not be taught? These questions and more are answered by two of Dundee’s leading lights – Kirsty Gunn and Gail Low.

Grad School 101: How to use social media when applying to grad school

As our real worlds and virtual worlds continue to converge, it's a good idea to treat social media not as a challenge, but as an opportunity. In this third part of the Grad School 101 series, you will learn how to use social media to research grad programs and strengthen your network.

Studying Engineering Design

August 05, 2020 |
Matthew Karau, an electronics engineer who specializes in designing interactive systems, teaches Engineering Design at New York University, Abu Dhabi. He got his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. He has taught in European universities, provided consulting services to several companies, and worked in interdisciplinary research organizations such as MIT Media Lab and Media Lab Europe. He is also a certified Cordon Bleu chef. Here he talks about Engineering Design and offers advice to students interested in it.

5 skills you can expect to develop as an international student

Curious about the returns on your investment in an international education (other than the obvious degree)? We have a list right here!

How to choose an MBA program that's right for you

Choosing the right MBA program is a big challenge, but, we’re going to make it easy by giving you 5 key factors to consider when making this life-changing decision.

Grad School 101: How you can find the graduate program of your dreams

Picking the right grad program can be intimidating. Learn more about how to find your fit with graduate schools and how to research grad programs in the first of our Grad School 101 series.

Delhi exam topper shares study tips

August 05, 2020 |
Shivang Singh, a class 12 student of the Scottish High International School, Gurgaon, ranked second in Delhi and the National Capital Region, in the ISC exam, scoring 98.75% in science. He has a full scholarship offer from Hong Kong University. In a Facebook Live session on June 9, 2017, he chatted with BrainGain Magazine's Skendha Singh about the secrets of his success, his exam-time stress-busting strategies, and his future plans. He also offered some tips for students and their parents, and talked about the lasting impact of his participation in 2016 of the Knowledge@Wharton High School Global Young Leaders Academy at the University of Pennsylvania.

Thinking about studying in South Africa? We have great advice!

Ever considered South Africa as a study abroad destination? Dr. Elizabeth Ferguson did! She travelled all the way from USA to South Africa for higher studies and here is what she has to say about her experience.

4 secrets to a great college application

With few seats and ever-increasing competition levels, the pressure on students to create compelling college applications is immense. Here is some expert advice that will help you apply for colleges successfully.

How to survive college with your sanity intact

College can flip everything you hold to be true on its head. We have some tips to help you navigate the wild, hot mess without having a breakdown every day. It can be fun, I promise.

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