Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Villanova University, Pennsylvania



Villanova University is a Roman Catholic institution of higher learning founded by the Order of Saint Augustine in 1842. Villanova provides a comprehensive education rooted in the liberal arts; a shared commitment to the Augustinian ideals of truth, unity and love; and a community dedicated to service to others.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Different Life Opportunities in the U.S. and China


By Bang Qu
MS Finance, Fordham University

I would like to share some of my views on the different aspects of life, benefits and career opportunities you may get by attending graduate school in the U.S. versus China. I received my bachelor’s degree in accounting from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. Currently I am studying Master of Science in Global Finance in Fordham Graduate School of Business in New York.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Free WES Credential Evaluation Online Q&A Session



On Wednesday, 24 September 2014, WES in collaboration with ChaseDream will be holding a free online Question & Answer chat session. During this event, WES credential evaluators will be answering your questions about credential evaluations to study abroad in the U.S. The event will be held in Mandarin. Don't miss out on this special event and register now below!

Friday, September 12, 2014

It is All About Match


By Yixin Zhao
MA Candidate, Columbia University

If you were on an admission committee, what would be your expectation of a student that has majored in another field than the one they are applying to? What would be your concern? Sometimes it is good to change your perspective and put yourself on the right track. Having seen many successful career-changers, I have a few tips to share with you.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Differences between Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities


By Yuanyuan “Rebecca” Fang

Oftentimes international students may wonder what the differences are between liberal arts colleges (LACs) and national universities in the U.S. and, which is better? The answer to the question depends on your personal interests, educational needs, and career prospects. 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

September Timeline for International Students: Are You on Track?



Fall is upon us! 

For those who have started a new semester, welcome back to school. For those who are gearing up for the admissions cycle this is the time to start focusing on your priorities. 

September should be a month for you to lay out your groundwork for the upcoming application deadline season. Check below if you are on track!

Monday, September 8, 2014

NEW WES Student Advisor E-Guides


Thinking about studying abroad in the U.S. and want some advice? Three student e-Guides are now available for free on WES Student Advisor! From searching for U.S. universities to arriving in the U.S. we got you covered. To receive your free copy, all you need to do is click the link at the bottom of this page. Below are descriptions of each e-Guide. 

Friday, September 5, 2014

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone: The Importance of Networking



By Ruying Du
MS Marketing, Simon Business School, University of Rochester


Are you too shy to reach out to professionals? Do you lack confidence to sell your personal pitch? Have you ever felt ashamed of letting opportunities slip away? Believe it or not, I do.

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