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Why You Should Consider Taking an Online Tajweed Class

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect any endorsement from MuslimGirl.com. Reading Quran correctly can be challenging The word “Tajweed” means “doing something well.” When applied to the Quran, it means giving every letter of the Quran its right and dues of characteristics…

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Why I Don’t Regret Quitting My Master’s Degree

I spent an entire year after my graduation wishing for this MA, and as soon as I passed my admission exam, I resolved educationism had no place in my life — and so I quit. Back when I was under the influence of educationism, specifically when I first enrolled in my undergraduate degree, my ultimate…

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8 Islamic Schools to Consider In the United States

What makes the United States an attractive choice to students when it comes to higher education is the variety of institutions that one can choose from. Virtually all U.S. institutions cherish diversity and inclusion. The majority of U.S. colleges are secular, and promote cultural diversity. A few of them, however, are built by those inspired…

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7 Best Islamic Universities to Know About

College education is important today, especially if you’re looking to work in a highly-paid position. Going to university is one way to make this happen, since virtually any research program in the world or career opportunity will ask for you to have a diploma. Knowing which schools to choose is highly important, since this direct…

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7 Useful Islamic Apps for Muslims

Editor’s note: Appearance in this list does not denote an endorsement by MuslimGirl.com. These recommendations are from the author of the article. Being a Muslim can be challenging if you live in a non-Islamic country. However mobile applications are making our life easy!  The truth is that there is a mobile app for every type…

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6 Steps To Becoming Fluent In Arabic

Arabic is an intimidating language to learn, but taking your first steps on this journey can open up a whole world of travel, culture, and understanding — and a better understanding of your deen. The hospitable reputation of Arabic-speaking countries means you’ll be welcomed with open arms if you travel to further your understanding of…

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8 Things You Should Tell Your Kids About Respecting All Religions

Either you are a free thinker or an ardent believer of your faith; you cannot stop your child from meeting people with different religions. We live in a diverse society where we come across people from different religious backgrounds daily. Even in schools, your child will have friends from other faiths, and they must learn to…

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7 Ways Remote Learning Is Affecting Muslim College Students

Muslim students have been facing systematic and faith-based discrimination on campuses since 9/11. But the COVID pandemic presented a new set of unprecedented challenges to the entire Muslim student body in America and the rest of the world. At first, Muslim students had to cope with the changes alongside their peers. But soon enough, they realized that…

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An Open Letter to the Class of 2020

Dear Class of 2020, Here’s to us! I know this is not what we envisioned when we thought of how our graduation would go. I know that some of you probably thought that the worst that could happen would be tripping over your heels as you walked to get your diploma. I was a transfer…

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Are Science and Religion Actually Not as at Odds As We Think?

In today’s world, one of the most debated topics is the relationship between science and religion, which often clash. For example, the popular question of natural evolution versus guided evolution has been hotly debated for centuries. Yet, science and religion can come together, as is taught in Islam. On March 7th, I had the opportunity…

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Sisters, Do You Know Your Financial Rights?

“I’m just on a green card. I have no rights.” A woman laments her fate to two unsuspecting Arabic store employees. The customers wanted the imam-boast of a white American woman’s journey to Islam. A few alhamdullillahs and mashaAllahs to celebrate the tale. Instead, an uncomfortable silence permeated the room, leaving the two men in…

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Here’s Why Educating Our Girls Benefits Everyone

Globally, more than 130 million girls are out of school, meaning they are not being educated. We all have women in our lives that we care about. How would it feel if your loved one was deprived of their rights, including the right to educate themselves, just because they were female? Unfortunately, this is the…