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Top 5: STEM Majors for International Students

Tuesday | March 19, 2019 | by Xiao Lu

popular STEM programs

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 8.6 million STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) jobs available in the United States as of 2015. With such a high demand for qualified employees, STEM students should feel confident in their prospects for employment after graduation. If you...

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Updated Requirements for WAEC and NECO Examination Results

Monday | March 18, 2019 | by Justine D'Souza

neco verification by wes

WES recently updated its document requirements for all West African Examination Council (WAEC) and National Examination Council (NECO) results coming from Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and The Gambia. The appropriate examining body, WAEC or NECO, must send applicants’ official examination results directly to WES in a sealed envelope....

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Webinar Recap: The Canadian Higher Education System

Thursday | March 14, 2019 | by WES Advisor

Canada higher education

If you missed our live webinar on Canadian higher education, this blog post will summarize the key points and tips shared by our panelists. You can also sign up here to watch the on-demand webinar and receive access to helpful online resources on Canadian colleges and universities. The webinar...

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Will President Trump Closing Immigration Offices Impact Your Journey to the United States?

Tuesday | March 12, 2019 | by WES Advisor

United States Passport

On March 12, United States President Donald Trump announced that he was planning to close all international immigration offices. This closure, which would potentially impact 21 immigration offices around the world, would take place in the coming months—barring any unlikely pushback from the U.S. State Department. L. Francis Cissna,...

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Embracing the Change: Life in the United States

Thursday | March 7, 2019 | by Deborah Deperio

moving to another country

It takes a lot of courage to start over in a new country. But you might not always feel brave. Processing your emotions is a normal part of the immigration journey, and you are not alone. Please enjoy the following guest blog post by WES Ambassador Deborah Deperio. Deborah...

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