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Study Abroad Scholarships for 2019

Seeing the world when you’re young is an amazing experience. It can open your eyes to new perspectives, find new ways to learn and help you develop your personality by exposing you to new experiences and allowing you to meet people from all different backgrounds. One of the best ways to travel is to really immerse yourself in the culture—it’s almost impossible to really experience another country without living among the locals. Unfortunately, study abroad programs can be quite expensive. Many students simply can’t afford these programs and miss out on the experience as a result. The good news is that there are some scholarships available for students who want to study abroad and broaden their horizons, but don’t have the cash to make it happen. Here are some of the top scholarships students can apply for in 2019 to make the dream of studying abroad a reality.   Boren Scholarship The Boren Scholarship is part of the National Security Education Program. It was established to encourage the study of less popular languages and countries. Recipients are students who are…

5 Popular Graduate Degrees for 2018

With many companies now requiring applicants to have a bachelor’s degree, obtaining graduate degrees and beyond can be a great way to stand out from the crowd. Many jobs require more in-depth knowledge than a bachelor’s education can provide. Additionally, many people who earn a graduate degree earn more money and find more fulfilling work after completing their programs. As of 2015, about 8% of the US population held master’s degrees. You can pursue your graduate degrees in just about any field, but some industries require more rigorous education than others, making some degree programs more in-demand. Here are 5 of the top graduate degrees of 2018, which can all lead to fulfilling and lucrative careers.   Computer Science Because nearly every field involves the use of computers in various applications, computer science is an excellent choice for postgraduate study. Computer science graduates can become software engineers, software developers, security engineers, mobile application developers, or pursue careers in a wide range of newer fields, such as data science. Because coding is such an in-demand skill, these fields are growing quickly.…

Digital Learning: 7 Insights on the Future of Education

The way we learn has changed a lot. Although the vast majority of kindergarten through high school students still attend in-person daily classes, technology has shaped these classrooms and changed the way students interact with their curriculum. Older students at the university level are increasingly taking blended learning or full online classes while juggling other obligations, such as jobs and family. Digital learning is here to stay, and it is estimated that half of classes will take place online by 2019. So how is this shift affecting the future of education? Here are 7 of the many ways technology is helping us to learn and grow.   Learning Customization Students don’t all learn in the same way, and new digital tools can help provide the customization needed for success. For teachers with 30 students or more in one classroom, technology and digital learning can help to tailor lessons to suit each student’s level and needs. Using digital whiteboards, tablets, and other devices equipped with curriculum software, teachers can ensure that each student is working on lessons that are appropriate for…