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#SmartStudent: How to be funny when you're studying abroad

Our new #SmartStudent series brings you simple tips that help you ease into life as an international student and be a responsible resident of the country you have chosen to study in

Open letter from the US to Indian students: #YouBelongHere

More than 100 people involved in higher education in the US have expressed their support for Indians in the wake of recent attacks

'The most limiting education lies within the walls of a classroom'

The learning one gains outside the classroom is realistic and impactful, covering subjects such as life skills, compassion, citizen-literacy, humanism, and collective consciousness, says Farzana Cama Balpande, head of BookASmile

Harvard cancels admission offers to 10 students who shared obscene and racist memes

Decency wins out over great SAT scores as university officials take a strong stand against jokes about the Holocaust, child sexual abuse, and ethnic minority groups

Paneer, Cottage Cheese, and Cultural Diversity

March 20, 2019 |
Indian cookbooks sometimes translate 'paneer' as 'cottage cheese', but is that correct? If so, how would one translate the hundreds of kinds of European cheese in a way that reflects the diversity of other cultures? Sometimes, it's better not to translate – understanding another culture in its own terms is a good way to broaden one's horizons.

The best way to know if a university is right for you – tips from expert Holly Singh

Holly Singh, who oversees many aspects of the international student experience at Arizona State University, shares some great practical tips regarding rankings, choosing a school, and much more

'Almost one-third of our applications are from international students'

Michelle Beaton, director of recruitment for the University of Toronto’s engineering school, says international students can get merit-based scholarships and a whole year’s professional experience.

How universities accommodate students with disabilities

People with disabilities are a sizeable portion of any population, and in many countries the law requires public and private institutions to make efforts to be inclusive. Here's how Penn State upholds its values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Dr. Teresa Sullivan on international student life at UVA

March 20, 2019 |
In an exclusive interview with BrainGain Magazine on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, Dr Sullivan, President of the University of Virginia, discussed how international students can participate in UVA’s cutting-edge research, and the funding and work opportunities available to them. She also discussed how diversity enriches academic and cultural life at both the University of Virginia and the broader community of Charlottesville, and UVA’s response to the recent hate crimes in some parts of the United States. She also spoke about how research such as UVA’s Yamuna river project in India benefits the university’s students.

Which one is best for you? Choose between Stern and Darden

Confused between these two great schools? Let us help you out.

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