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Penguins have lived in Antarctica as long as it is known. Since then, earth has experienced several climate changes, some drastic and some mild. Through all these changes, penguins have stayed strong and nothing has affected them. However, now, with sea warming up, the situations have changed. Penguins now have to relocate their home to find a place more suitable for them. It is happening...

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A key gripe with the structure of the education system is that it focuses on all the wrong things. Holistic education should be geared, not towards giving you answers, but rather towards teaching you how and what to question. The idea of critical thinking, therefore, is one that aims to provide all young minds with an equal platform from which one can think. In...

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If we take a look at the pressing and prominent problems that the world is currently facing, be it political or health-related, what we must understand is that a person’s ideology or discipline is simply not enough to find the solution for it.   The world has developed and expanded in unforeseen ways, - we are now looking at events and occurrences that we could not even...

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Broad based education

Broad-based education is gaining popularity among the recruiters. They prefer students with variety of basic skills such as decision making and analytical skills over students with just a college degree.   According to the Northeastern University survey, nearly two-thirds of Americans (65 percent) and almost three-quarters of hiring decision-makers (73 percent) believe that being well-rounded with a range of knowledge is more important than possessing industry-specific skills.   Industry-specific...

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R222 was the name given to a rat who was affected by an abnormal condition called, hydrocephalus. It is a condition where the space around the brain is filled with a fluid, which causes the brain to shrink in size. What should come as a result is a dysfunctional brain, with which a being cannot possibly survive.   However, to the researcher’s surprise, the rat lived its...

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The skill gap between the graduates and the employers

Most of the people out of college, even after acquiring a degree, are not employable. This is because they do not possess the skills required by the rapid developing industries. Employers want fresh talent and innovative ideas in their new recruits but they also want them to know about the basics of the industry. Many educational institutes focus on the basic study of a subject...

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D.R.E.A.M.- an organisation fulfilling dreams  

Directing through Recreation, Education, Adventure, and Mentoring - Dream, is an organisation that was founded in 1999. It was first started in Vermont by a college student, but the organisation has now reached Northeastern University, Boston and Boston University a decade after it was found. Dream is a community service organisation that guides children living in affordable housing in Roxbury towards higher education and attending...

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