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A Guide To Exploring Africa

If there's one thing that you should know about Africa as a travel destination, it's the fact that it is the most incredible place and offers the most amazing experiences. Picture this: big cats roaming freely across the landscape, beautiful beaches, luscious mountains, and awe-inspiring desserts; Africa has a lot to offer its visitors.

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5 Reasons to Apply and Secure a Personal Loan

Do you currently have multiple loans or outstanding credit cards? And have you been having a hard time paying them off because they are all at high-interest rates, not to mention with different balances due? You're pretty much in big financial trouble then.

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Ultimate Guide to Writing a Study Abroad Scholarship Essay 

It's no secret that young people can study abroad for free today. For example, if they speak the state language of the country in which they intend to study and have chosen a state university, or they have successfully passed the competitive selection and received a scholarship. Grants and scholarships to study abroad partially or fully cover the c...

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Things to Think About When Applying For a Credit Card

Credit cards can be wonderful to have if you use them correctly. You don't want to run up a large credit card bill and then not be able to pay it off, because this can negatively impact your credit score, and we all know how important maintaining a good credit score can be in this day and age.

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What You Need to Know to Study for a Master’s Degree in Spain

Spain is a top destination for international postgraduate students. About 50,000 international master's degree students go to Spain every year, according to FindaMasters.com. The country is on the leading edge in many fields, and some of its higher education institutions were established in the 13th century.

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Differences Between Spanish From Spain and Latin America

To non-Spanish speakers, the Spanish may sound the same no matter where you are. But for Spanish-speakers, you'll realize that Spanish can vary based on where you are in the world.

Spanish tends to vary the greatest when comparing Latin America to Spain. There are a few differences that even native-speakers have to adjust to when speaking to someone from the other side of the pond.

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How to Relieve Test Anxiety by Preparing Early

Exams are naturally stressful even for the smartest of takers. It's normal for anyone to have the jitters before taking an exam. While others can easily overcome such, unfortunately, some experience way more anxiety than others. This can start from little twitches in the tummy that develop into feelings of worry and self-doubt, and, eventually, into more serious conditions. When anxiety takes over your system, it can totally destroy your focus.

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Why Online Schools are Great for Travelers

Decades ago, men and women who traveled a lot, whether by force of circumstance or by choice, would have never thought of studying and getting that much-coveted degree at the same time. Doing so, after all, would have meant physically attending classes in school, and therefore giving up that nomadic lifestyle they have been so accustomed to.

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How to Make International Money Transfers Cheaper When Studying Abroad

Studying abroad can open many doors before you, which is essential in the competitive world we live in. However, moving to a different country to get your education is a challenge in many ways. Money, in particular, is a big issue for students as studying abroad isn't cheap by default. And it's not only the tuition and extra costs you need to worry about as even transferring the money to pay for your courses can add as much as 10% to the cost.

Luckily, there are ways for students to reduce these costs significantly. And as the solutions you will use to do this are online-based, they will also make it much easier for you to manage your finances.

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Undertaking a Career Jet Program in China: The Good, the Bad, and Everything in Between [Updated on 2019-10-22]

I remember the feeling when I first held my bachelor's degree in my hands. There was a ton of relief that there would be no more exams. There was also pride because I had finally achieved something significant. But mixed in with those positive emotions was a sense of panic, as a voice in my head whispered, "What now?" Transitioning into the world o...

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