The Benefits of Studying Abroad (30 Benefits!)

There is a poem by an Islamic scholar that had inspired me since I was a little girl, here it is in Arabic: تَغَرَّبْ عَن الأَوْطَانِ في طَلَبِ الْعُلى…وَسَافِرْ فَفِي الأَسْفَارِ خَمْسُ فَوَائِدِ: تَفَرُّجُ هَمٍّ، وَاكْتِسابُ مَعِيشَةٍ، وَعِلْمٌ، وَآدَابٌ،...

Studying Microbiology

We are living in an unprecedented era with a virus that is having new strains every second and whatever vaccine is created would not totally eliminate the possibility of us contracting the virus. Covid19 is a part of the SARS/MERS family which is in existence for a...

Alternative or Conventional Medicine?

Over my working years on student advice and counselling, I have not encountered a student who wanted to study herbal medicine or Chinese medicine or the hundreds of alternative medicines out there. I can say with my hands on my heart that 100% of my students all...

Future Careers

I have been working with students and also adults for a long time, and have advised many on what major suits them and had been instrumental in graduating a very successful group of students who had not only passed with flying colours but also found great careers that...

What is a Psychometric Test?

Psychometric tests are multiple-choice questionnaires designed by expert psychologists to analyze different aspects of your mind. Students at times make incorrect choices when it comes to higher education and career development. Such students are either forced to drop...

Chemical Engineering Vs Petroleum Engineering

We always wonder about study majors and at times we are at a loss. As there are hybrids of majors around the 10000 or so universities around the world. If I say that there are more than 3000-5000 majors available, I wouldn’t be exaggerating, as there are new ones...