Friday, January 20, 2017

Discovering Law School Programs and Admissions Requirements

By Megan Crowley
International Law LL.M Program Coordinator at Stetson University of Law in Tampa Bay, Florida

Did you know there are over 222 law schools certified by the American Bar Association? Out of those schools, Yale, Harvard, and Stanford Law are ranked as the top three law schools. Their programs are in high demand and a earning a place in one of them can be very hard without high GPA and LSAT scores, language proficiency, and impressive experience and connections.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Top 5 Webinar Questions from 2016

 Top 5 Webinar Questions from 2016
By Shaunna-Marie Kerr
WES Global Talent Bridge

At WES Global Talent Bridge, we strive to provide timely information and resources that would meet your needs as a skilled immigrant. We host webinars nearly every month that cover a variety of topics to help you on your career path. At the end of each webinar, we ask you to submit questions to our presenters.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)—An Overview

 International English Language Testing System (IELTS)—An Overview
In this, the first of a three-part series, we will take you through the ins and outs of IELTS. We will talk about who should take the IELTS, what the test is, where you can take the test, why you need it, and when you can expect your results. 

In future installments, we will talk about how you can best prepare for the test and what to expect on the day of the test.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

How I Got Into a U.S. MBA Program

By Lisette Mascarenhas
MBA Student, University of San Diego

If you are a professional seeking to fast track your career to your midterm goal and believe an MBA is your next step, then you have come to the right place!

Friday, January 13, 2017

Factors to Consider Before Taking the Job Offer

By Justine D'Souza
World Education Services

After spending so many years in school, your first job offer may seem like a final destination. In reality, your first job represents the beginning of your career trajectory, so it is important to choose wisely.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

A Highlight of 2016 Articles for Skilled Immigrants in Canada

 A Highlight of 2016 Articles for Skilled Immigrants in Canada
By Gelek Badheytsang
WES Global Talent Bridge

2016 was a memorable year for many different reasons.

It was a busy year for the government of Canada, as they announced changes to the Canadian immigration system. The new system, called “Express Entry,” was based on a ranking score that emphasized, among other things, education, language skills, and work experience as factors that improved people’s chances in immigrating to Canada.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Searching for the Perfect Volunteer Position

By Trishnee Bhurosy
Doctoral Student, Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University School of Public Health
Volunteers constitute an integral part of any successful organization and they are greatly valued for their contribution. Although being in a doctoral program brings its own share of work, I found myself volunteering not only at school, but also outside of it. The one thing which kept me going was the genuine happiness I felt while volunteering. If you are wondering how and where to begin as a volunteer, continue reading to help you gain some ideas of your own!

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Why Extracurricular Activities are Important to Your Education Abroad

 Why Extracurricular Activities are Important to Your Education Abroad
By Kaitlin Ramby
World Education Services

Extracurricular activities are the activities you participate in outside of the regular classroom (hence the word ‘extra’) environment. Extracurricular activities can include student clubs, sports teams, volunteering, student government, or even a part-time job or internship.

However, in the process of moving to a new country, grasping a second language, and adjusting to a new education system, international students can easily overlook the importance of these activities.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

How to Share Your Ideas in the Workplace

By Sahra Togone
World Education Services

Many successful organizations succeed because of the ideas that their employees bring to the team. However, sharing ideas can be a complex terrain if it is not done properly. There are many instances when new employees feel their ideas are not valued or taken into consideration. Therefore, it is important to equip yourself with the right skills to effectively communicate ideas in new work environments. ACCES Employment has provided a guide on how to share ideas in the workplace.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

A Step-by-Step Guide to Find and Apply for Financial Aid

By Kaitlin Ramby
World Education Services

Finding and applying for financial aid can be an overwhelming process at times. Although it is tempting to apply for everything you find to increase the odds, it is more important to be organized in your search. Instead of over-applying for scholarships, we’ll show you how to narrow down your scholarship choices to make it more manageable.

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