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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND VOCATIONAL SCHOOL

To study in USA, it is not necessary for you to do a 2 to 4 year degree course or any degree at all. There are two different paths to higher education in USA which you must understand. These are Community colleges, and Vocational schools.
While community colleges were the U.S.’s first vocational schools, they have expanded their operations to include 2 year degrees across a wide variety of fields. Vocational schools, on the other hand, focus on providing on-the-job training and apprenticeships for industries.
Replacing community college with vocational schools would mean eliminating programs that give liberal art backgrounds to millions of Americans, or the chance of earning a diploma. Let’s take a closer look at the major differences between the two.
Community College Traditionally, community colleges offer 2 year degree programs on a wide variety of topics. Graduates earn associate degrees, many of which imbibe a higher earning potential among students and the possibility of transferr…

7 types of Australian student visas

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Any student who is not an Australian citizen needs the Australian student visa for pursuing any course that lasts longer than four months. There are 7 different types of Australian student visas and to apply for any of them you must have received an unconditional offer letter from an Australian university. You must also have accepted the offer and paid the course tuition fee. 
Here is a list of the 7 types of Australian visas:
1.The Independent ELICOS Sector visa It is for the international students aspiring to study the ELICOS (English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students) programme full time. The students who wish to undertake ELICOS as a prerequisite to another programme must apply under the sub class relevant to the main programme. 
2.Vocational Education and Training Sector visa This one is for the international students looking forward to studying a full time vocational programme. It also includes Diplomas and Advance Diplomas, and Certificate I, II, III, IV. 
3.The Sch…

Sussex India Scholarship (2018)

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This scholarship is available for students from India who get admission in the eligible masters course at Sussex. The scholarship is of £3,500 towards tuition fee. The Sussex scholarship is awarded to those who apply for a full time Masters.
To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must: ·be an Indian national ·be classified as overseas for fee purposes ·have the finances to support his/her living and other expenses in Sussex ·have accepted an offer to study an eligible masters course at Sussex.
Who is not eligible Students who are already awarded another Sussex scholarship i.e. Chancellor‘s Masters Scholarship or Sussex Graduate Scholarship. In addition to this, the students who are going to study the following courses are also not eligible for this scholarship. The courses include: ·Corruption, Law, and Governance LLM ·Development Studies MA ·Early Years in Education MA ·Globalisation, Business, and Development MA ·Governance, development, and Public Policy ·Master degree in Social Wo…

M.A in Communicating Economic Policy, New College of Humanities

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The enthralling mix of economic policy and the communication of economic knowledge under this course train you to understand how the economic knowledge is applied in the modern world.
The course has 3 main strands:
Economic policy: It equips you with an understanding of the conceptual tools of the economists.
Research skills: These are the skills required to handle quantitative data while offering a strong base in qualitative research skills, and prepare you to undertake the entire production process of independent research.
Economic communications: It shows on what grounds the field of economics operates, the limitations of economics, and how these can be communicated to novice audience. The students who are interested to develop careers as policy makers, journalists, or wish to work in an NGO or any other international organization can apply for this course.
The MA Communicating Economic Policy comprises ten core courses that can be studied full time in a single academic year or part t…

INLAKS SHIVADASANI FOUNDATION

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Most students dream of studying in top international universities across the world. At times financial constraints act as obstacles in making this dream a reality. There are numerous scholarship programmes which assist students in their journey of studying abroad. If you want to study in the United Kingdom, The United States, and Europe, then you must know about the Inlaks scholarship.
In laks Scholarship
The Inlaks-Shivadasani Foundation grants this scholarship to exceptionally talented students who aim to study or attain professional training at universities in US, UK, and other European Countries. Expenses covered by this scholarship include tuition and living expense up to US$ 100,000. If the total expenses exceed the scholarship amount, then the students are required to show proof that they have the funds to cover the extra expense. The Foundation has a joint scholarship scheme with Imperial College, London, London School of Oriental and African Studies, Royal College of Art, Cambr…

Improving English Communication

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We live in a highly globalized society where English has emerged as a global language. Therefore, it is important for everyone to communicate in good English. Even if you are highly skilled and qualified in your field, it is still very important to speak and write good English. These days even doctors, engineers, sportsmen, celebrities etc. are also expected to speak good English. Unfortunately, many people are so scared of communicating in English that they prefer to stay quiet instead of sharing their thoughts and ideas with others. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be this way.
Prepare your Mind First of all, you need to get yourself ready to overcome the inhibitions you face when talking in English. This is the biggest challenge. We are often so worried about being made fun of that we do not even try to speak in English when there are others around us. A good way to overcome this is to focus on your motivation for wanting to improve your language skills. You can pen down all the …

PROS AND CONS OF STUDYING IN THE USA

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Are you looking forward to studying in the US? If yes, then this article is for you.

Well, studying abroad is an amazing experience which changes the way you think, live, and helps you to develop as a human being. One of the most popular study destinations is the USA. The quality of education and availability of opportunities makes it a wonderful place to study. However, it is important to know that every country has its disadvantages too.

In this article, we will discuss the pros and cons of studying in the USA. Weighing the pros and cons will help you to take an informed decision of whether or not to study in the country.

     Advantages of higher education is the USA

ØThe country offers a large number and variety of programs and the quality of education is very impressive. ØThe international student enrollment rate is very high in American Universities making it one of the most popular student destinations. ØThe faculty at all universities is highly qualified and skilled. Most Ameri…

COST EFFECTIVE CITIES IN THE USA

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If you are planning to attain higher education in USA, then there are a lot of aspects that must be considered. Owing to the high cost of living in USA, it is important to choose a city where living expenses suit your budget. Cost of living in the following American cities is lower than the general US standards.
Richmond Indiana Bordering the state of Ohio, Richmond is home to about 37,000 people. The cost of living in Richmond is about 21% below the average national cost of living in America. Students can easily find good and economical accommodation in Richmond at a monthly rent as low as $800. The housing cost in Richmond is 39% below the average national residential cost.
McAllen, Texas With a population of around 1,42,212, McAllen is located in Southern Texas, The cost of living index in McAllen is about 24% less than the National average with a median monthly rent of around $1300. The housing cost in McAllen is almost 40% less than the national average.
Harlingen, Texas Supporting a p…

TIPS TO MAKE ENGLISH LEARNING AN INTERESTING AFFAIR

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A major problem with English learning is the adoption of traditional English teaching methods. Under this method, classes are taught in groups where the confident students often dominate, while others feel inferior, and therefore demotivated. Eventually, the average or weak students find it difficult or impossible to enhance their language skills, and fluency in speaking English. In addition to this, the traditional approach sounds monotonous. Students generally start feeling bored or irritated while undergoing the process of learning. Eventually, they give up and move on, without paying much attention to the enhancement of their language skills. Here are certain tips that will help you in making the process of English learning more interesting and engaging.
1. Connect your hobbies and interests with English English is never boring if you study it in a way that is interesting and relevant to you. For this, all you need to do is connect your hobbies and interests with the language in one …

THE UNSW, AUSTRALIA LAUNCHES TWO NEW DIPLOMA PROGRAMS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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The University of New South Wales is ranked 45th in the world and falls among the top choices of employers for graduates. About 14,000 international students from different parts of the world study in the UNSW.  The university offers 900 degree courses across 9 verticals.
This leading research-intensive university has declared the launch of two new Diploma Programs in 2018. The intakes for these two programs will start form September, 2018.
The two Programs, namely: Diploma in Engineering, and Diploma in Science will act as excellent new options for international students who want to study in Australia. Through these programs, international students will be able to seek admission at UNSW in undergraduate programs in 
Engineering and Science from second year onwards. The students pursuing these two programmes will be given both diploma and degree qualifications at the same time.
The main aim of these diploma programs is to enhance English language and communication skills of the students…

5 BEST COURSES TO STUDY IN AUSTRALIA

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Being a culturally dynamic country, Australia offers a lot more than magnificent scenic beauty and good quality of life. With iconic Sydney Opera House and the Great Barrier Reef attracting tourists from all over the world,. Australia’s universities offer courses in a variety of disciplines to students from different countries. A good number of Australian universities have made a place in the elite list of top 100 universities of the world.
In addition to the variety of courses offered, Australian Universities are also well known for their high quality education. These factors are major contributors to the constantly rising number of international students, in Australia.
With a large number of options available, choosing the right course can be confusing. So, it is  important to take an informed decision while selecting the course.
Here is a list of some of the best and most popular courses available in Australia for foreign students.
Engineering
Engineering has seen a tremendous growth …

TOP INSTITUTIONS THAT ACCEPT TOEFL

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TOEFL- test of English as a Foreign Language is administered by the Educational Testing Services (ETS) which tests you ability to understand, write, and speak English when you are not a citizen of a country whereEnglish is the native language. Every year, a large number of students take the TOEFL test to showcase and prove their English aptitude. The test can be taken by the following category of people: ·Students who are planning to study abroad ·Employees who want to apply for a work visa ·Candidates seeking to apply for learning English programs
TOEFL is accepted by the following categories: ·Around 10,000 colleges, universities, and other agencies around the world accept TOEFL score. ·TOEFL score is used by immigration department to issue visa for work or residential purpose. ·The score is also considered valid for issuing professional certificate in medical and licensing departments.
Studying abroad may help you in enhancing your skills, multicultural understanding, and securing bright…