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How to Get Your Degree from the Philippines Evaluated

Thursday | March 12, 2020 | by Justine D'Souza

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If you studied in the Philippines and would like a WES evaluation for immigration, professional, or academic purposes, you will have to submit an application, make a payment, and send WES your documents. In order for WES to evaluate your high school or […]

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Frustrated by OPT? Explore These Work Visas, Instead!

Wednesday | March 4, 2020 | by Maureen Klovers

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If you are about to graduate from a college or university in the United States, congratulations! Your future looks bright. All you need now is a little work experience. For many international students, this means obtaining Optional Practical Training (OPT). But are you […]

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How International Students Can Prepare to Work in the U.S. After College

Friday | February 28, 2020 | by Maddy Lavoie

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Many international students seek to extend their stay in the U.S. following graduation. In this blog post, WES Ambassador Maddy Lavoie describes the work options available to international students, including Optional Practical Training (OPT) and employer sponsorship. Keep reading to see her advice […]

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What Services Do Settlement Agencies Provide in Canada?

Thursday | February 27, 2020 | by Zara Khan

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Immigrant Serving Organizations (ISO), commonly known as settlement or employment agencies, offer a wide range of support services. Their goal is to help newcomers integrate and find suitable jobs in Canada. Why Does Canada Offer ISOs? Canada is suffering from a labour shortage. […]

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Updates to the H1-B Visa Lottery: Early Entry, New Fee

Monday | February 24, 2020 | by WES Advisor

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This year, the H-1B visa lottery will take place earlier than usual. Are you prepared? Typically, the lottery opens in April. However, this year you can begin applying on March 1, 2020. Below, find out what’s changed. Plus, learn to register online for […]

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