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Stress Management for Students in High School (and Beyond!)

by Adam Muri-Rosenthal, Ph.D. With the arrival of spring comes the honey-sweet smell of freshly budded cherry trees, the delight of extra daylight hours, and—for high school juniors—the stress of standardized tests, college application preparation, final exams, interviews… the list goes on! There simply is never a dull moment. And while preparing yourself for college…
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Studying Liberal Arts in the UK

by Celeste Moreno Palmero, Ph.D. One of the biggest drawbacks of pursuing a degree in Europe, some claim, is that Europe does not offer a liberal arts model like that in the US, and thus students need to know what they want to study before they apply. There is some truth to this claim: most…
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The Fast Track to Physical Therapy Studies

by Adam Muri-Rosenthal, Ph.D. As of 2020, a rule established by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) went into effect according to which a DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy degree) would thenceforth be required of anyone practicing physical therapy. High school students considering physical therapy as a profession should thus take into account that, in…
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Immigration Nitty Gritty for Students in Degree Programs Abroad

by Adam Muri-Rosenthal, Ph.D. I often sing the praises of pursuing a degree abroad, but doing so is not without its challenges! One of the principal challenges faced by most students who choose to pursue the amazing benefits of a degree in another country is the bureaucratic one. Each country has its own rules and…
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Pursuing Your Degree in Europe

by Adam Muri-Rosenthal, Ph.D. American students are certainly no strangers to study abroad. Prior to the pandemic, nearly 350,000 US students per year chose—whether for a week, a summer, a semester, or more—to engage in academic study at institutions located outside the United States (NAFSA), primarily in Europe. The far lower number of students who…
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The Prestige Trap and What the Ivies Can Tell Us About Fit

By Adam Muri-Rosenthal, Ph.D. In early April 2021, Ivy League colleges announced their Fall admissions decisions. Continuing a now long-standing trend, they shared news of record-breaking application numbers and their stalwart companion, lower acceptance rates. Much like every year, the news leaves a select few students basking in the glow of their accomplishment, many thousands…
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