Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Doing the College Search Process Remotely



By Maxine Adekoya
Assistant Director of Undergraduate International Admissions and Recruitment, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia

Over the years, I have had innumerable prospective international students voice their concerns about their inability to visit campus during the college search process. Reasons why some international students may find a visit to their schools of choice difficult can range from the cost of a flight to a simple case of conflicting semester schedules. 

Friday, September 26, 2014

A Glimpse of an American Graduate Classroom


By Yixin Zhao
MA Candidate, Columbia University


Known for its developed higher education system and superior education resources, America has attracted millions of students from all over the world to study here. As one of many Chinese students who is currently studying in America, I have experienced the freedom and diversity in the classroom of Columbia University, which is not quite as I had expected yet influenced me beyond my expectation.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Health Insurance for Studying in the U.S.


Are you planning on studying abroad in the U.S.? Then, you may be required to enroll in a student health insurance plan while you are studying in the U.S. Watch our latest video blog on common terms you'll need to know when reviewing plans and important things to consider before enrolling in a student health insurance plan.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

How to Use Social Media to Shortlist Universities


Today’s students have grown up interacting and sharing experiences on social media and therefore to reach more prospective students, universities have actively started embracing social media channels such as, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and so on. Ever wondered, how you can use social media tools in your university search process? Listed below are four steps that will help you make more informed decisions.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

U.S. Scholarships for Engineering Students



Are you looking to apply to an engineering degree in the U.S.? In 2013, engineering was the second most popular field of study with 141,285 international students. That is almost 19% of all international students in the U.S. So, to make your life just a little bit easier, we listed some scholarships available for international students through different governments, organizations, and universities. We've listed the scholarships at the bottom also so that you can visit each site and see which one may be the most interesting for you. 

Monday, September 22, 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!

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.

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