Thursday, May 19, 2016

Top 10 Universities for International Students Seeking Financial Aid

By: Brittney Bodden
World Education Services

It's no surprise that the United States is a top destination for international students who want to study abroad. As a result, the U.S. hit a record high of 974,926 international undergraduate and graduate students in 2014–2015, according to the Institute of International Education (IIE). And, although it may be a top destination for education, it’s also one of the most expensive countries for tuition.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Video: How to Use the Business School Finder

By: WES Student Advisor

Have you tried our business school finder yet? 

If you’re applying to graduate business school in the United States, we’ve got some good news for you: Our Business School Finder tool will help you find your best-fit choices.



We have a new video to show you how to use this new tool:

Friday, May 13, 2016

Why I Chose a U.S. Education

By: Yunxin (Jessica) Hu
Student Ambassador, Hofstra University

I chose to complete my Master’s degree in the U.S. because students receive many great opportunities and enjoy the independence to study what they like. It is never boring in the U.S., so I learn more than just my school work. I also meet new people through volunteer work and networking.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

How to Get the Most out of a Campus Visit

By: Justine D'Souza
Contributing Author

Campus visits represent a unique opportunity when choosing a school. While you can certainly research from an external location, seeing the institution in person provides a very different experience. Here are a few activities you should plan to do when visiting any school:

Friday, May 6, 2016

My Favorite Courses

By: Jacqueline Zarzoza
Student Ambassador, University of Indianapolis

Choosing only one course as my favorite is an impossible task for me, so I narrowed it down to two. These courses that I have taken at the University of Indianapolis are some of my favorites because they encouraged me to think and discuss new ideas, helped me feel more confident in my English, and gave me the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. 

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Resources to Help You Prepare for the GMAT

By: Xiao Lu
World Education Services

The GMAT, or Graduate Management Admissions Test, is a standardized test that is required by most U.S. graduate business schools. The test aims to evaluate candidates’ abilities to make strategic decisions in the real business world.

The GMAT is composed of four parts: verbal, quantitative, integrated reasoning, and analytical writing assessment. The maximum score for this test is 800. Besides score, you will also receive a percentile ranking. The average GMAT score for MBA candidates is 640, and people who scored above 700 are top candidates. So, what can you do to get a higher score in a short period of time?

Friday, April 29, 2016

How to conquer a networking event

By: Brittney Bodden
WES Student Advisor

Have you ever walked into a room full of strangers and weren’t sure of the best way to approach someone and start a conversation? This is how it may feel at your first networking event. It may be frightening, but you are not alone. Networking is a great opportunity to socialize with business professionals, discover potential job opportunities, and create a list of contacts for future reference.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

My First Music Festival in the US

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By Mengying Bi
Student Ambassador, University of Pennsylvania

It has been two weeks since I got back from Miami. I still think about it- I miss the palm trees, sunny beaches, the sand in my shoes, even the sunburn on my back, but what I miss the most is Ultra. It was the first music festival I have attended in the US.

Ultra Music Festival is an annual outdoor electronic music festival that takes place in March each year and attracts the biggest names in electronic dance music (EDM) to Miami, as well as EDM fans from all over the world.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Tips and Resources: Crack the GRE in 60 Days

By: Naimeesha Murthy
World Education Services

Studying for the GRE in a short amount of time can be overwhelming – we get it! To help you plan and ace the test, we’ve listed some important tips and resources below.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

What Resources Should I Look for on Campus?


By: Justine D’Souza
Contributing Author

Selecting the best university requires significant research. While it’s important to consider whether a given school has a strong reputation and affordable tuition, it’s equally important to consider what campus resources the school offers because those resources can make a difference in both your academic success and future career.

When looking into schools, make sure the following resources are active and accessible:

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