Why do many Asian students excel? The secret is parenting, say the authors of the provocative book Top of the Class: How Asian Parents Raise High Achievers – and How You Can Too
The term “vocational education,” which means preparing students for a certain trade, such as auto repair or beauty school, initially began in 1917 to reduce unemployment and improve wages, and in the 1940s and 1950s, vocational education expanded to other subjects beyond agriculture and industrial work such as science, math and foreign language education.
Professionals who are in careers today will change jobs much more frequently than in previous generations. Therefore, you need to be prepared and proactive in managing your career. But does this mean you have to sacrifice in other areas of your life that are important to you? Our lives are busy enough balancing work and family without having to find time for making major career changes as well. The tips below provide you some solid strategies to achieve your career goals.
Guide to Essential Books on Expat Life: From How-Tos and Memoirs to Fiction
Backpackers have been exploring Southeast Asia for decades, and budget travellers and students love it so much that there are many destination routes that are now thought of as a part of the region’s ‘Backpacker Trail’. The region is a popular destination because it is moderately safe and inexpensive to visit all time of the […]
For millennials experiencing wanderlust, it’s difficult to satisfy the need to travel without incurring some costs. Even so, millennials famously value experiences, and seeing the world up close is one of them. Luckily, there are ways to travel on the cheap by working or volunteering abroad.
Career Services: Maximizing the value of your Study Abroad experience By Marette Hahn GCU Career Services Your study abroad experience brings more value to you, your job search strategy and your potential employer than you may realize. By studying abroad, you can bring a multitude of skills, knowledge, tools and resources to a company that […]
As an international student going to college in the U.S. , you may already think of yourself as studying abroad in a foreign country. You are experiencing a new culture and interacting with people from all walks of life. However, participating in study abroad trips while studying at a U.S. college enriches your undergraduate experience. Many universities […]
A recent study found that in general, college students aren’t taking foreign language classes as much as they used to — a slowdown of nearly 7 percent since 2009. But for one language in particular, there’s actually been a pretty amazing jump in the rate of enrollment: Korean. The Modern Language Association says there was a […]