Here’s Your Comprehensive Guide to Finding Summer Jobs in Egypt

Here’s Your Comprehensive Guide to Finding Summer Jobs in Egypt

By: Abdulhameed Afifi

  The summer season is getting hotter, more fun, and more expensive. If you’re an undergraduate this summer, you will find yourself in a pricey pickle. A lot of undergrads are now trying to have the summer of their lives.   Fortunately, there are a lot of part time jobs that can offer you the flexible hours […]

A Message to the Parents Awaiting Their Children’s Final High School Results

A Message to the Parents Awaiting Their Children’s Final High School Results

Thanaweya Amma – Egypt’s public and national high school system – is expected to release final GPAs on the 20th of July. The process of Thanaweya Amma’s final exams, alongside the results of the students who participated are annual phenomenons, intensely followed by everyone in Egypt.     Indeed, ‘El Tansee2’ – the process used […]

Here is Everything You Need to Consider Before You Shift Careers

Here is Everything You Need to Consider Before You Shift Careers

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Selecting the career path that you will pursue is a more challenging prospect nowadays, then it was say 15 years ago. This is largely because our generation is one that has access to more information and knowledge than all previous generations. This consequently means that we are a generation that is much more likely going […]

Why Student Activities Are Not a Waste of Time

Why Student Activities Are Not a Waste of Time

  University days are arguably the best days of anyone’s life. Deadlines, midterms, presentations and finals can make you think otherwise, but you’ll believe me once you’re a graduate; having to actually be an an adult with responsibilities that you can’t just ignore by letting someone make sure they sign the attendance sheet.     […]

This Muslim Teen Used His College Application to Support #BlackLivesMatter, and We Salute Him

This Muslim Teen Used His College Application to Support #BlackLivesMatter, and We Salute Him

  For all the young readers out there, meet your new role model; Ziad Ahmed, an 18-year-old American-Muslim teenager from Princeton, New Jersey who stood very bravely for justice.     While filling out his application to Stanford University, one of the leading research and teaching institutions in the world, Ziad was asked: “What matters to […]

Suez University Professor Under Fire for Posting Video of Herself Dancing on Personal Facebook Account

Suez University Professor Under Fire for Posting Video of Herself Dancing on Personal Facebook Account

  Suez University professor and author of “Revolution Is My Name” book, Mona Prince, is the latest social media victim. Social media users have been expressing their support for the professor who is currently under investigation for posting a video of herself dancing on her private Facebook account.     Being a university staff myself, it […]

Egyptian MP Suggests Girls Go Through a Virginity Test When Enrolling at a University

Egyptian MP Suggests Girls Go Through a Virginity Test When Enrolling at a University

  As an effort to “get rid of the phenomenon of customary marriages (3orfy),” Elhamy Ageena, a Member of Parliament (MP) has suggested that universities should impose virginity tests every now and then to ensure that they are still “2anessat.”   Moreover, in an interview with Youm7, he called on the Ministry of Higher Education […]

We Asked 12 Egyptian Graduates If They Miss School and Here’s What They Said

We Asked 12 Egyptian Graduates If They Miss School and Here’s What They Said

  Back when we were students, we used to listen to so many negative things about adult life (we still do) and how school days are the best days of anyone’s life. Well, mine definitely weren’t, and I’m okay with it.   In order to prove Aunt Sameera wrong that school days don’t necessarily have to […]

13 Tips Arabs Need to Survive and Thrive Their Freshman Year in College

13 Tips Arabs Need to Survive and Thrive Their Freshman Year in College

By Nourhan Badawy

Adjusting to college life can be hard for students transitioning from high school. I know that for a fact because I’ve been through it. We have so many expectations. We usually think it’s something it’s not, all thanks to Hollywood movies. To help freshmen students from having the same college experience I had, I’ve decided […]

Your Ultimate Guide to Cairo’s Private Universities Tuition Fees for 2016-2017

Your Ultimate Guide to Cairo’s Private Universities Tuition Fees for 2016-2017

  With the dollar crisis haunting us, tuition fees were not left untouched. They have skyrocketed so bad this year, leaving freshmen-to-be and their families very confused and miserable. We’ve broken down the tuition fees of some of the leading private universities in the Egyptian capital and laid them down in this article.   Please note that […]

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