The Pursuit of Happiness

When summing up my path towards the Pursuit of Happiness in one line, my journey on this pursuit is ironic. Ironic, you ask? Yes. And I’ll explain why. In a seemingly weakest state, I wondered how and where to start in such ...

Learning- A Life Long Journey

The 1st 5 verses to be revealed to our Beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) exhorted Mankind to read. As revealed in Surah Al Alaq, Chapter 96 (v1-5): “ Proclaim or Read in the name of Your Lord and Cherisher, who created man, ...

Bismillahirrahmanirrahiim Most of us want to increase our knowledge in order to be more confident in the community or in our work environment. Confidence often comes from feelings of well-being, feelings of acceptance in the body and mind (self-esteem) and belief in one’s own abilities, ...

Is A Montessori School Suitable for Your Children?

Many parents send their children to Montessori schools. Their motivations are certainly diverse and some parents know exactly what to expect from the approach of a Montessori whereas others hear from other parents about such schools or perhaps come to admire the school ...

Studying In France – Part 3:  France Can Be Your Choice

Are there any good universities in France? All Colleges/Universities in France have the same quality of education and meet the standards of a world class learning experience. France is a developed country and therefore the government fully finances operational expenses such as the ...

Some Differences Between Applying To College Now And Twenty Years Ago

It was hard to believe that it has truly been twenty years since I was in college, that was until I started helping my son with the college application process and saw how different things are today. In 1993 when I ...

University Studies In Saudi Arabia (Part 2)

Virtual Initiatives In Saudi Arabia In a major transformation of traditional education, most universities in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia are expected to switch to a system of e-learning next year. The Saudi Ministry of Higher Education has established a National ...

University Studies In Saudi Arabia (Part 1)

Education is a requirement for every Muslim, both male and female. The Holy Qur’an and the Hadith [teachings and practices of the Prophet Muhammad] repeatedly emphasize the importance of learning. Knowledge is the most important favor of Allah (SWT) as referenced ...

Universities In Morocco

There are around 17 universities in Morocco (2 of which are private) and 320 higher education institutions within the country. Some private organizations also offer higher education. The tertiary education system in Morocco is free but there is a noticeable increase ...