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  • How FIMRC Improves Access to Health Care for Children Worldwide

    How FIMRC Improves Access to Health Care for Children Worldwide

    Founded in 2002, FIMRC is a nonprofit organization that seeks to improve access to health care for families around the world.   With a team of more than 3,000 dedicated staff and volunteers worldwide, FIMRC – which stands for Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children – provides the leadership and support to achieve its… Read More

  • How Fair Opportunity Project Helps Students Applying to College

    How Fair Opportunity Project Helps Students Applying to College

    Founded in 2016 by two Harvard juniors, Luke Heine and Cole Scanlon, Fair Opportunity Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help high school students who are applying for college. From their own experience, Heine and Scanlon realized that the path to college is uneven. While some students have private admissions counselors to… Read More

  • Invisible Hands Seeks Student Volunteers

    Invisible Hands Seeks Student Volunteers

    Invisible Hands is calling for student volunteers to help people in need. Invisible Hands is a nonprofit organization created by three 20-somethings in New York City – Liam Elkind, Simone Policano and Healy Chait – nearly two years ago.  Growth from a Simple Facebook Post to an Organization Supported by Thousands of Volunteers The initiative… Read More

  • ASciencePro Expands Student Access to Scientific Research Opportunities

    ASciencePro Expands Student Access to Scientific Research Opportunities

    As two scientists with more than 30 years of research experience collectively, co-founders Dr. Cammie Rolle and Dr. Christine Walsh identified a bottleneck common to the 100+ students they have mentored towards careers in science — accessibility. Advanced Science Exploratory Program (ASciencePro) was born out of their desire to fuel and inform students’ passion for… Read More

  • Upcoming Scholarships for High School Students

    Upcoming Scholarships for High School Students

    Getting a college degree in the United States is an expensive endeavor. Currently, the national student loan debt is at $1.73 trillion with the average public university student borrowing $30,030 to get a bachelor’s degree, according to EducationData.org. So, if you’re in high school and you intend to go to college, you can help yourself… Read More

  • Upcoming Scholarships for College Students

    Upcoming Scholarships for College Students

    Millions of U.S. college students take out student loans to pay for college. The national student loan debt totals $1.73 trillion with the average public university student borrowing $30,030 to get a bachelor’s degree, according to EducationData.org. Before you borrow, though, it is prudent to maximize the free money available to you, such as grants… Read More

  • Hyundai Hosts 2021 Virtual Motorsports Event for Women in STEM

    Hyundai Hosts 2021 Virtual Motorsports Event for Women in STEM

    Since 1979, women have outnumbered men on college campuses, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. However, women remain outnumbered in STEM majors in college and make up just 28% of the STEM workforce. To bridge the gap and give female STEM students an opportunity to learn about STEM careers in motorsports from an… Read More

  • Mantra Health Launches Scholarship for Minority Students Pursuing Mental Health Careers

    Mantra Health Launches Scholarship for Minority Students Pursuing Mental Health Careers

    Mantra Health, a company that provides virtual mental health care to students, is now accepting applications for its Mantra College Mental Health Provider Diversity Scholarship.  In an effort to help students of color pursue careers in mental healthcare, the company plans to award one $3,000 scholarship each year to a graduate or doctoral student working… Read More

  • 20 MIT Free Online Courses You Can Take

    20 MIT Free Online Courses You Can Take

    We don’t all have the grades to make it into Massachusetts Institute of Technology, but anyone with just basic course materials – a laptop, an internet connection, and a desire to learn can take classes taught by Massachusetts Institute of Technology professors and MIT faculty. There are dozens of MIT courses available online through online… Read More

  • How to Work From Home

    How to Work From Home

    Amid all of the uncertainties caused by the coronavirus pandemic, one thing is set in stone. Work will never be the same. Remote work has become a new norm. Companies, organizations, and government bodies have fundamentally changed the ways that they operate. Even after the pandemic settles down, many employees and interns will still be… Read More

  • College Student Hunger and Homelessness: A Growing Crisis

    College Student Hunger and Homelessness: A Growing Crisis

    In 2020, more than a third of college and university students lost work, more than one in 10 lost a loved one to COVID-19, and nearly 60 percent experienced food or housing insecurity, according to a new survey conducted by Temple University’s Hope Center for Community, College and Justice. The survey included responses from nearly… Read More

  • Student Burnout: How to Spot It and Take Steps to Beat It

    Student Burnout: How to Spot It and Take Steps to Beat It

    Are you feeling mentally, physically, and emotionally exhausted? Do you lack the motivation to do your homework, study, or even take notes during class? If so, chances are you’re experiencing burnout, a feeling commonly caused by excessive and prolonged stress.  Burnout is no joke. It’s an emotionally deadly illness that can leave you feeling helpless,… Read More

  • 30 Yale Free Courses You Can Take Online

    30 Yale Free Courses You Can Take Online

    Updated April 19, 2022 Didn’t make it into an Ivy League school? No problem. There are dozens of free courses online taught by Yale University professors. Taking them is as simple as signing up. And perhaps the best part is, all of these courses let you learn at your own pace, taking the stress out… Read More

  • UW Program Significantly Improved Students’ Mental Health

    UW Program Significantly Improved Students’ Mental Health

    With the mental health crisis among college students and young adults spiking and campus counseling centers overwhelmed, psychologists from the University of Washington have developed a program that has significantly helped lower students’ stress levels and improved their emotional well-being.  The program, called Be REAL, is a group-based, six-week program that primarily focuses on prevention.… Read More

  • 30 Stanford Free Courses You Can Take Online

    30 Stanford Free Courses You Can Take Online

    Updated April 20, 2022 Just over a decade ago, it seemed inconceivable that you’d be able to take college-level courses online for free. Now, they are everywhere. Stanford University alone offers dozens of free online courses, covering a wide range of subjects. Not only do the courses listed in this article take the stress out… Read More

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