Thursday, July 28, 2016

Five Things to Do Before Summer Ends

 Five Things to do Before Summer Ends
By Kaitlin Ramby
World Education Services

Summer is a very fun season, especially if you’re an international student experiencing your first summer in the U.S.! The start of a new school year is just around the corner, so here’s a list of the things you can do to make the most out of summertime before it ends:

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

LinkedIn Tips for Students and New Graduates

 LinkedIn Tips for Students and New Graduates
By Kaitlin Ramby
World Education Services

As an international student, you may think that LinkedIn is a social networking site made only for experienced professionals. However, it can be an incredibly useful tool for international students and new graduates, especially those looking to make their way as professionals in the U.S. To show you how valuable LinkedIn can be, we’ve pulled together a list of the benefits to international students by creating a stand-out LinkedIn profile.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Be an Expert Ambassador for WES

 Be and Expert Ambassador for WES
By WES Advisor
World Education Services

Every month, WES receives over 5 million page views from people all over the world seeking the best advice on education, immigration, employment, and professional licensing in both the U.S. and Canada. Now, WES is calling on the experts to weigh in and contribute their thought leadership.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Discover Ontario Universities and Colleges

 Discover Ontario Universities and Colleges
By Kevin Kamal
World Education Services

"Yours to Discover" is the slogan on the Ontario license plates, and this couldn’t be more true for international students. As of April 1, 2016, Canada’s population is estimated to be over 36 million. Ontario is the most populous Canadian province with an estimated population of over 13.7 million.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Applying for Master’s and Doctorate Degrees

 Applying for Master’s and Doctorate Degrees
By Kaitlin Ramby
World Education Services

In a recent webinar, we spoke with Joshua LaFave and Christopher Connor, two college admissions experts who weighed in with their best advice to international students looking to apply to master's and doctorate programs in the U.S. Read on to discover their insights.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

How to Use Credential Evaluations to Further Your Education

 How to Use Credential Evaluations to Further Your Education
By WES Global Talent Bridge
World Education Services

If you are educated outside the U.S. or Canada, a credential evaluation will help university and college admissions officers understand your previous education and academic achievements. Evaluating your previous education is one of the first steps toward pursuing your education and professional goals.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Higher Education Options in the U.S.

 Higher Education Options in the U.S.
By WES Global Talent Bridge
World Education Services

There are a variety of higher education options available in the U.S. For example, you can attend community colleges, four-year universities and colleges, continuing education programs, and more. Each option allows people with different educational backgrounds, financial circumstances, goals, and interests to access higher education; but you should understand the differences in order to choose the educational path that is best for you.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Understanding the U.S. College Admissions Process

 Understanding the U.S. College Admissions Process
By WES Global Talent Bridge
World Education Services

The college application process can be overwhelming; but with the right research and planning, you can easily prepare to apply for admission to the school of your choice. Before beginning your application, here are a few useful tips:

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Why Evaluate Your International Academic Credentials?

 Why Evaluate Your International Academic Credentials?
By Kevin Kamal
World Education Services

In North America, challenges to the recognition of international academic credentials are numerous; however, with some basic research and planning, you can make the process advantageous for yourself and accomplish your career goals.

As an international student or immigrant to Canada and the U.S., you have to do your part to ensure employers, colleges, universities, and professional licensing bodies/boards are giving appropriate recognition to your international academic credentials. One way of gaining appropriate recognition is using external evaluation services like World Education Services (WES).

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

The Top U.S. Jobs for International Graduates Are in STEM


By Xiao Lu
World Education Services

Your major field of study in university can help define your future. It may also correlate with what kind of career experience and salary you can expect after graduation. So, when deciding your major, think about your passions, interests, values, and career options.

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