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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

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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

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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.

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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.
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Study in the States

International students who come to the United States must follow a specific set of rules, depending on your student type …

First in Family Scholarships

As a first-generation student, you are likely to be challenged with navigating the college process without the learning curve that …

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) is an award-winning magazine and website that covers cross-sector solutions to global problems. SSIR is written by and …

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When you join AmeriCorps, you commit to improving lives and strengthening communities through service.   Through our nation’s most …

NAFSA: Association of International Educators

International education is the cornerstone for building a more understanding and peaceful world. NAFSA serves the needs of more than …

ICUNJ Student Scholarships

A private college education can be an affordable option for a wide range of students. ICUNJ (Independent Colleges and Universities …