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by My lovely pet "BONJU"" on July 10, 2017

"My pet BONJU"The picture of the dog you are watching is my lovely pet BONJU. It was bringed to me by my gift as I scored highest marks in 8th class in term 1. Actually, I don,t see him as a puppy , I see him as by brother/best!best! Friend. Before him things comes to my mind that the life is so long. Without a friend it cannot be crossed. I stop my ... Read More

EducationUSA: I am going to study in the U.S. Can I bring my family?

by Student Union on July 4, 2017

Students may not need to leave their spouse or children behind in order to pursue an education in the U.S. In this video, EducationUSA discusses whether or not... Continue reading Read More

Sleep Experts’ Advice to Students About Cramming – Go to Bed

by Student Union on June 30, 2017

Sleep expert David Earnest often tells colleges students that a good night’s sleep is important for academic success. Not that they listen to him. Earnest, a professor at... Continue reading Read More

Disappearance of Chinese Scholar in US Raises Safety Concerns

by Student Union on June 30, 2017

By Michael Huang The recent disappearance of a visiting Chinese scholar who had arrived in the United States just weeks earlier has concerns across China about the safety of... Continue reading Read More

EducationUSA: International Student Stories – France

by Student Union on June 29, 2017

USC student Hannah Scott discusses how her major made studying in the U.S. an important part of her education. EducationUSA is a U.S. Department of State network of... Continue reading Read More

How to Write the Perfect Essay, Says This Harvard Grad

by Student Union on June 28, 2017

It’s all in the first sentence of your essay. (We hope you like mathematics.) Read More

EducationUSA: Why Students May Be Refused a Visa

by Student Union on June 27, 2017

What could prevent a student from obtaining their visa even when they have all the necessary documents? EducationUSA talks about the importance of both supplementary documents and the interview... Continue reading Read More

US Supreme Court Rules States Can Fund Some Religious School Programs

by Student Union on June 26, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that states cannot bar churches and other religious organizations from receiving taxpayer-funded grants for programs that have non-religious intent. In the 7-2... Continue reading Read More

The Number of International Students in US Rises 2 Percent: Report

by Student Union on June 23, 2017

The number of international students pursuing higher education in the United States has risen to 1.18 million, up 2 percent from March of last year. That’s according to... Continue reading Read More

Poll: Few Texas Voters Think Education Spending Too High

by Student Union on June 23, 2017

A new poll indicates that almost half of Texas voters support spending more money on public and higher education. The poll, conducted by the University of Texas and... Continue reading Read More

Central Chinese Government Not Charmed by Chinglish

by Student Union on June 22, 2017

In China, turkey becomes “fire chicken.” Santa Claus becomes “Christmas old man.” And disabled becomes “deformed.” Welcome to Chinglish. Foreign tourists in China are often confused by signs... Continue reading Read More

What’s Life Like After Graduation?

by Student Union on June 22, 2017

Tons of job offers? Instant wisdom? A totally clear path of what you want to do? LOLOL … Read More

Free Speech on Campus Being Compromised, Students Say

by Student Union on June 22, 2017

United States college students warned Congress on Tuesday that free speech is being threatened across the country. The testimony is in response to campus violence against controversial speakers,... Continue reading Read More

Students Will Make $500K More In a Lifetime Doing This

by Student Union on June 20, 2017

A researcher has found the key to student success: Graduate in four years. Getting a part-time job is helpful to finance a college education. But too much time... Continue reading Read More

Family, Not Study Abroad, Aids Asian Job Seekers More

by Student Union on June 20, 2017

Most Asian students who study abroad come from higher-income families and are more likely to find work after graduation, thanks to those family and social connections, a new... Continue reading Read More

How to Remember the Words of Your New Language

by Student Union on June 15, 2017

Experts say English learners need to learn a large body of words to succeed on language tests and at English-speaking universities. Alicia Biler and Ray Knight teach at... Continue reading Read More

Without Papers, Vietnamese Adoptee Faces Deportation

by Student Union on June 15, 2017

Kristopher Larsen, adopted from a Vietnamese orphanage four decades ago, was serving a prison sentence for kidnapping when learned he wasn’t an American citizen. Now Larsen — one... Continue reading Read More

Travel Agency Specializes in Tours Mom Would Tell You to ‘Stay Away From’

by Student Union on June 15, 2017

The Chinese travel company that arranged a tour to North Korea for an American student who was jailed and injured there specializes in “destinations your mother would rather... Continue reading Read More

US Colleges Seek More International Students

by Student Union on June 15, 2017

Efforts to bring international students to U.S. campuses and send American students overseas has accelerated in the past five years, according to an American Council on Education (ACE)... Continue reading Read More

EducationUSA: The Difference Between State and Private Universities

by Student Union on June 14, 2017

Universities in the U.S. receive funding from many different sources, which often determines whether a university is public or private. Which one is right for you? Watch EducationUSA... Continue reading Read More

Importance of “Why” for a Product Manager?

by Sharath's Weblog on June 14, 2017

The more I work as a product manager, the more and more appreciation I have for the “why?” question.

Having been in the shoes of the engineer, the primary focus was on “what and how” instead of “why”. As an engineer, I was often asking the following questions to my lead or to my manager or to myself

What should I work on?

What do you ... Read More

Obesity Increasing In Youths Faster Than Adults Worldwide

by Student Union on June 13, 2017

Nearly a third of the world’s population is obese or overweight and an increasing number of people are dying of related health problems in a “disturbing global public... Continue reading Read More

Why Study Today When You Can Wait Until The Night Before?

by Student Union on June 13, 2017

Which kind of student are you? Today is Monday, and you have a test on Friday. So you start to study: A) Thursday … night. B) Friday … morning.... Continue reading Read More

US Colleges Say Qatar Crisis Won’t Affect Their Campuses

by Student Union on June 13, 2017

Several U.S. universities with campuses in Qatar say they are continuing to operate as usual despite last week’s diplomatic crisis. On June 5, Saudi Arabia and its allies... Continue reading Read More

EducationUSA: Tips on Adapting to American Culture

by Student Union on June 12, 2017

What are the most important parts of American culture to keep in mind when studying in the U.S.? Topics like personal space can seem odd to students when... Continue reading Read More

Cultural Exchange Sometimes Means Culture Clash

by Student Union on June 12, 2017

When Wissem Gamra walked through the gates of Yale University, he was the first undergraduate from Tunisia in the school’s 317-year history. “Sometimes people, when I tell them... Continue reading Read More

NY Says Schools Must Deal With Campus Sex Assaults

by Student Union on June 12, 2017

Before school starts next August, colleges and universities in New York State will have to prove they’re taking action – not just talking – about ending sexual assault... Continue reading Read More

Twelve Top US Universities Reaffirm Commitment to Climate Change Pact

by Student Union on June 8, 2017

Twelve of the country’s leading research universities have reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris climate change accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the international... Continue reading Read More

NY State Schools Accepting Applications for Free Tuition

by Student Union on June 8, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has begun accepting applications for its new tuition-free college program. More than 3,000 people signed up for the Excelsior scholarship Wednesday,... Continue reading Read More

Former FBI Director Testifies About Russia-Trump

by Student Union on June 8, 2017

James Comey, who was fired by President Donald Trump on May 9 testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee about the FBI’s investigation into possible links between Trump’s campaign... Continue reading Read More

Anonymous Donor Gives $140 Million to MIT

by Student Union on June 7, 2017

Someone wealthy who wishes to remain anonymous has committed to donate $140 million for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to spend as it sees fit. The money will... Continue reading Read More

Report: Many Americans Regret Their College Choices

by Student Union on June 7, 2017

Facing mounting student debt and lackluster job prospects, many American students say they would change some decisions they made while obtaining their college degrees, if they could. According... Continue reading Read More

Grads Earn Dual Degrees from US, China Schools in Four Years

by Student Union on June 6, 2017

Ten American college students received two college degrees in business in four years — one from a New York university and the other from a college in Dalian,... Continue reading Read More

Indian-Americans Dominate the Spelling Bee, Again

by Student Union on June 5, 2017

Ananya Vinay never looked all that impressed by any of the words she was given in the final competition of the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee. The 12-year-old... Continue reading Read More

Harvard Rescinds Acceptances Over Obscene Posts

by Student Union on June 5, 2017

Harvard College says it has rescinded letters to at least 10 applicants accepted to its freshman class of 2021 after students traded sexually explicit and racist memes in... Continue reading Read More

US Still Top Destination for International College Students

by Student Union on June 2, 2017

LOS ANGELES — As California caps the number of international students at its public universities next year, educators worry about that action and a Trump administration proposed travel ban... Continue reading Read More

Has India’s Currency Ban Stopped Its Economic Momentum?

by Student Union on June 2, 2017

The heated debate over India’s cash ban continues, with critics saying it slowed an economy that was growing, while the government says economic momentum was barely affected. Critics... Continue reading Read More

Hot Mess or Rosy Future? Here’s the View of US College Grads

by Student Union on June 2, 2017

Graduation day at Brooklyn College in New York City was marked by confetti guns blasting thousands of scraps of yellow paper over the heads of the 4,000 graduates,... Continue reading Read More

College Women Move Left, Men to the Right

by Student Union on June 1, 2017

A new study says more female freshmen at American colleges identify with the political left than ever before. It also shows the biggest gap politically between freshmen women... Continue reading Read More

Tech Internships Pay More Than Average ‘Real’ Jobs

by Student Union on May 31, 2017

Internships at tech companies pay far more than what the average American makes in a month, according to a recent survey. At the top is Facebook, which pays... Continue reading Read More

Hillary Clinton Delivers Commencement at Wellesley College

by Student Union on May 26, 2017

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called on graduates to fight for “truth and reason” Friday during a commencement address at her alma mater. “Don’t be afraid... Continue reading Read More

Family of John F. Kennedy Reflect on his 100th Birthday

by Student Union on May 25, 2017

May 29th marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the  United States. In the video below,  which comes courtesy of... Continue reading Read More

Chinese Student Apologizes for Controversial Graduation Remarks

by Student Union on May 25, 2017

Chinese student Yang Shuping issued an apology on Chinese social media after delivering a graduation speech in which she compared the fresh air and politics of her homeland... Continue reading Read More

Report: Thousands of International Students Overstay Their US Visas

by Student Union on May 23, 2017

About 40,000 student and exchange visitors overstayed their visas last year, the largest group of visitors who failed to leave the U.S. on time, according to a Department... Continue reading Read More

Manchester Arena Bomber Targeted Teens

by Student Union on May 23, 2017

The bomber who struck a concert by American pop star Ariana Grande in the northern English city of Manchester, killing 22 and injuring 59 Monday night, set out... Continue reading Read More


by Mukaam on May 21, 2017

I have not been working since March 31st. This has been longest that I didn't have a full-time job in last 10 years. I have been reading a lot and buying lots of book on my kindle. I recently finished few books -1. Sudeep Chakravarthy's Highway 39  - Since the time I visited Nagaland and Manipur, I have always wanted to know about these places ... Read More

Harvard Student Submits Rap Album as Senior Thesis

by Student Union on May 19, 2017

Harvard senior Obasi Shaw submitted the school’s first ever rap album as his senior thesis for his English honors degree. The album, Liminal Minds, features 10 songs that... Continue reading Read More

Brothers 14 and 11 Graduate College, High School

by Student Union on May 16, 2017

A Texas teen graduated from Texas Christian University (TCU) on May 13 with a bachelor’s degree in physics and minors in math and Chinese. Impressive, but not that... Continue reading Read More

Tuhin Das: Bangladesh Poet, Activist and Writer in Exile

by Student Union on May 15, 2017

Tuhin Das is a writer, activist and poet. In a quiet, melodious voice, he shares a part of a poem. “I don’t know how I can express myself,... Continue reading Read More

Tennessee to Offer Free Community College to Residents

by Student Union on May 14, 2017

Tennessee is set to become the first state in the country to offer free community college for its residents. On May 9, lawmakers in the state voted to... Continue reading Read More