US Educated Incumbent World Leaders (2018)

When you think of graduates from universities in the United States, who comes to mind? Most people will probably think of famous politicians, CEOs, lawyers, and celebrities. While this is definitely the case for many powerful and famous figures in the US, there are also many world leaders who received their education in the United States. According to the State Department, nearly 300 world leaders have been educated through institutions in the United States. This has had two effects: It has kept the United States at the top of the list when it comes to higher education institutions, with seven of the top ten best higher education institutions being in the United States according to the 2018 rankings in the […]

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A Guide on Post-Secondary Education for Students from Diverse Backgrounds

What Types of Student Diversity Is This Guide For? The Short Answer This guide is for anyone. Cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, and sexuality-based groupings often overlap and can apply to any student depending on their various identifications. If you find information in this guide that helps you through your college journey, then this guide is for you! The Long Answer The guide will focus on the following historically underrepresented/minority/marginalized groups in the United States: Ethnic/Racial Minorities: When confronted with the terms “minority” or “diversity” in educational settings, we are often referring implicitly to ethnic and racial minorities, who often come from disadvantaged backgrounds and may face discrimination. Women: Although women are not a minority when one looks at demographic divisions in the […]

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