News tagged with students

Will you ever pay off your student loan?

Would-be participants of higher education must be given full and transparent advice before they accumulate debts as students that follow them into the workplace, according to a report published in the International Journal of ...

dateMar 25, 2015 in Economics & Business
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How much math, science homework is too much?

When it comes to adolescents with math and science homework, more isn't necessarily better—an hour a day is optimal—but doing it alone and regularly produces the biggest knowledge gain, according to research ...

dateMar 23, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Kindergarten and crime: What's the link?

Children who are older when they start kindergarten do well in the short term, academically and socially. But as teenagers, these old-for-grade students are more likely to drop out and commit serious crimes, says new research ...

dateMar 19, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Research uncovers flawed IQ scoring system

Queen's University professor Allyson Harrison has uncovered anomalies and issues with the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Fourth Edition (WAIS-IV), one of the most widely used intelligence tests in the world. ...

dateMar 17, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Google execs woo Cuba IT students

Cuba may have one of the lowest rates of Internet access in the world, but that hasn't dissuaded Google from sending over some of its leading lights.

dateMar 13, 2015 in Business
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Is US immigration policy 'STEMming' innovation?

Foreign born graduate students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines who wish to pursue a career in industry or NGOs are much more likely to stay in the U.S. than those who wish to pursue a career ...

dateMar 11, 2015 in Social Sciences
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