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Higher education can be expensive, but money should never stop you from applying to the university of your dreams.

How to be an Entrepreneur – Q&A with Gauri Singh

October 06, 2022 |
Founder of The Maids' Company, Gauri Singh, shares how she got there after doing a Bachelors in Architecture, and years of valuable experience with SEWA and UMA. She spoke to BrainGain Magazine about entrepreneurship, her degree in Architecture and the secret to success. A must watch for budding entrepreneurs.

5 Steps to Study in the US

October 06, 2022 |
Education USA Advisor - Dr. Zafeena Suresh, elaborates on the fundamentals of preparing for higher education in the USA, as advised by the US Department of State.

Political science research on the economics of jihad

October 06, 2022 |
Dr. Aisha Ahmad is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough, the Director of the Islam and Global Affairs Initiative at the Munk School of Global Affairs, and a Senior Fellow at Massey College. In her book “Jihad & Co.: Black Markets and Islamist Power”, published last month by Oxford University Press, she argues that jihadists rise to power by exploiting local economies. But how does one interview smugglers, merchants, and extremists for one’s research in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Mali, and Lebanon? Dr. Ahmad discusses how she did her field work, and shares some advice for students who are interested in doing political science research. She has worked on projects funded by the Norwegian Research Council and the Connaught New Researcher Award.

Straight Talk: India must make drastic cutbacks in academic research to ensure quality

Is research the only way to ensure the quality of Indian academia? Dr. Pushkar argues otherwise.

'More than top rankings, UVa is a place where students make things happen'

October 06, 2022 |
Jeffrey W. Legro, Vice Provost of Global Affairs and Taylor Professor of Politics at University of Virginia (UVa) tells that besides exceptional education, student self-governance is the hallmark of the university where practical skills help UVa students come out ready to hit the road running. UVa has a network of clubs around the world that help students develop incredibly close relationships for advancing their careers and lead to a meaningful community throughout their life.

Straight Talk: The Adjunctification of American Higher Education

'Adjunct' faculty is an increasingly common feature across USA's university campuses. Dr. Pushkar analyses why this is a concern for academics and students in the US as well as all over the world.

21st Century Education: Preparing for the Future

October 06, 2022 |
What is the role of education, learning and skills in the 21st century? What is the future of jobs? Are skills inbuilt or learnt? Watch BrainGain magazine’s panel of experts – Sandy Hooda (Vega Schools), Dr. Bennett McClellan (Sunstone Business School), Dr. Pushkar (BITS, Pilani -Goa), and Jerry Hultin (New York University) answer these questions and share valuable insights.

One Summer Can Change Your Future

October 06, 2022 |
Christina Quartararo from St. John’s University (New York), and Poonam Venkatesh (Arizona State University), talk about why doing a summer program is a great idea for high school students. Summer programs are quick, easy and effective ways of experiencing college life before you make the big decision of where and what to study after school.

The Truth About the Edu-Tech Integration – Q&A with Dr. Vinnie Jauhari

October 06, 2022 |
What is the role that faculties, pedagogies and the internet can play in the interaction of two of the world’s fastest growing sectors? Braingain magazine met with Dr. Vinnie Jauhari, Director of Education Advocacy at Microsoft, to discuss the fluid interface of technology and education.

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