Addressing Anti-Asian Racism: Q&A with Lu Dong and Jennifer Bouey

by Lu Dong, Jennifer Bouey, Michael D. Rich

September 8, 2021

Jennifer Bouey had a warning for the members of Congress sitting in front of her. It was March 2020. Schools were closing, streets were emptying, and she was testifying …

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Enlightened Climate Policy for Africa

As the world convenes in Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26), it is time to recognize Africa’s role in averting a climate disaster without compromising the continent’s growth and poverty reduction. The world needs …

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How RAND Applies an Equity Lens to Research and Analysis

A boy in the Hillcrest section of Corpus Christi, Texas, at the fence line of a refinery in August 2007

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July 7, 2021

Black Americans are much more likely than White Americans to live near …

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Report: International Students Returning to US

Students walk on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

A new report finds that more international students are coming to the United States after a sharp drop because of the coronavirus health crisis last year.

About 15 …

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21 Ideas for Paying for Study Abroad

It seemed so simple at the study abroad fair, just pick a program in your dream location and go! Right? Well…it’s not always so simple. You didn’t quite hammer out the details in your 30 second drive by at their …

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5 Essential Tips for First-Generation College Students

by Bethanny Parker

August 12, 2021

A first-generation college student is someone whose parents did not earn a four-year degree.
Take advantage of student services, such as academic advising and tutoring.
Reach out to advisors …

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Career Exploration

Career exploration is the second stage of the career planning process. During the first stage, a self-assessment, you learn about your personality, interests, aptitudes, and values. After using various tools to gather this information, you are left with a list …

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12 Essential Real-World Skills To Learn in College

Competing in today’s job market often requires education and many skills that can be useful outside of school. Verbal communication, digital literacy and time management are just a few of the top skills employers may look for in new, entry-level …

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Gifted Education: Opening the Gates

Gifted Education: Opening the Gates

December 18, 2019

 

The programs vary widely. In some schools, students attend regular classes most of the time but are pulled out once or twice a week to participate in special activities like a …

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Home away from home: International students reflect

Challenges that international students face as they are away from home

When you travel to a different country for your education—whether it’s across the pond or the globe—you probably have certain expectations about what your international education will look like. …

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