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The Best And Worst Ways To Pay Off Student Loans

Want to pay off student loans? Make sure you understand the advantages and disadvantages for each repayment plan. Here’s what you need to know. 1. Student Loan Consolidation Federal student loan consolidation is the process of combining your federal student loans into a new federal student loan called a …

We, the Rohingya youth, demand our right to an education

In the summer of 2012, when a particularly gruesome episode of anti-Rohingya violence erupted in the capital city of Myanmar’s Rakhine state, Sittwe, I was a second-year physics student at the town’s university. Sittwe’s Buddhist residents were attacking Rohingya homes and businesses with makeshift weapons. Soldiers, who had allegedly been sent …

India’s higher education story needs a disruption, and how

The higher education system in India is one of the largest in the world with 51,649 institutions. The enrolments have also seen a significant four-fold increase. Despite the increased access, challenges remain. Insufficient funding, overarching regulations, low employability of graduates and poor quality of teachers plague the sector. …

Large-scale education tests often come with side effects

When results come out for big education tests like the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which primarily measures 15-year-old students’ knowledge and skills in reading, mathematics and science, the focus is often on which countries scored the highest. The education systems of countries that do well on …