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Barcelona is one of the world’s most popular cities for studying whether it’s for a exchange semester or an extended postgraduate degree but why do people choose Barcelona and most importantly why should you choose Barcelona as a place to study. Top Universities – Barcelona is home to some of the world’s most prestigious universities and institutions, all giving you a global education.  These universities attract students from all around the world giving Barcelona an extremely vibrant international student community, where you can make friends with people from around the world and is great for networking for your future career.…

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If you should ever have the opportunity to send your child on a foreign exchange then you should grab it with both hands. Foreign exchanges are not just an opportunity for your child to enhance their language skills, but will also give them first hand experience of new cultures, ways of living and the chance to meet new people from another country. The skills a child can learn form being plunged into a new culture and through giving them the ability to show someone else their culture are immeasurable. Your child will gain confidence and leave the experience with a…

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College auditions can be a very stressful and exciting time. You can start your college preparation months in advance, but you still might forget some key details for your auditions! If you want to be on top of your game, use these 10 do’s and don’ts; so you can walk away confidently knowing you gave it your best: The Do’s 1) Be confident! You can’t expect someone to believe in you if you can’t prove that you believe in yourself. Put your best self forward, and go in expecting to succeed. People can sense the energy around you; don’t give…

If you’re looking for a career that is rewarding both personally and financially, a job that allows your creative juices to run wild and a profession that puts you at the forefront of modern technology then look no further than a career in engineering. Engineers create all that you see around you from infrastructure to new products in stores, new virus-beating medicines and innovative software creations. Working in engineering is tough, exciting and will challenge you every day, for those with innovation in their mind, there are few better professions out there. There are lots different branches of engineering that…

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These days, it is creatives and not factory workers that are reaping the benefits of the new economy. With most manufacturing outsourced overseas, training our kids so that they will be prepared for the assembly line is putting them at a disadvantage to those in nations that are tapping into the creativity of their young people. The invention of the Makerspace is an encouraging trend, as it allows them and other adults in the community to come together and create new things using a variety of new technologies. From 3D printing to building electronics and arts & crafts, there are…

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In case you have always been dreaming to become a part of the legal profession but are not willing to commit yourself to any law school degree, then you need to definitely consider entering a paralegal degree program. Paralegal is a highly trained individual whose primary job lies in helping and assisting attorneys in their daily legal cases. Though you should know that paralegal cannot appear in any court of law or accept legal cases as a lawyer; their main job is to help attorneys by researching the previous cases connected to the current one, drafting various legal documents, and…

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Recently, you’ve probably heard a lot more than usual about online degree courses. E-learning, online learning, or distance learning as it is sometimes referred to as, is becoming more and more popular amongst students of all ages and levels due to the wide range of benefits that it has to offer. Once shunned in favor of traditional classroom-based learning due to fears that an online degree was somehow not worth as much, these myths have now been dispelled with an increasing number of students signing up to courses ranging from high school diplomas to doctorates, such as a doctorate in…

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New research shows that up to 1/3 of first year university students are dropping out of their degrees at university due to “excessive” workload, money woes, social anxiety, disinterest in their studies and just general unhappiness. A study performed by www.myouchercodes.co.uk polled 1,200 UK students over the holiday season, and found that about 28% of those interviewed had either already dropped out or were considering to do so by the end of their first year of studies. Gareth Hughes, an investigator in psychological well being at the University of Derby in England, provided advice to distressed university students by encouraging them to join more after-class clubs and societies in their…

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Everyone is busy. For some people, it’s work. These days a 9 to 5 job rarely exists; your job goes everywhere you go. For others, it’s family. You drive your kids around, spend time with your spouse and worry about finances. Other people have just gotten out of undergraduate school and the thought of taking on a new full academic schedule can be off putting. However, it can be done. If the desire for a Master’s degree is there, there’s a way to do it. If you are just trying to decide where you want your career to go and…

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Success has no age limitations. You can get that dream job. There are people in their 40’s that learn new things and beat out the millennials when it comes to the job market, but believe it or not, with age comes wisdom which to many businesses is a sense of security and not a weakness. But, I don’t have the educational experience to obtain a career in their industry of choice… This is not a valid excuse. First, there are plenty of job opportunities that people can take advantage of without the educational criteria. It is easier than ever to obtain a degree at your own…