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Answers: Your Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions in 2020

Friday | July 10, 2020 | by WES Advisor

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We know that applicants have a lot of questions about how the pandemic has affected business operations at WES. In this blog post, we have compiled some of your most frequently asked questions about our credential evaluation process and provided the latest answers. […]

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Ziad’s Story: From International Student to Professional Engineer in Canada

Friday | June 19, 2020 | by WES Advisor

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Ziad Ajweh is a Building Safety Code Officer at the City of Edmonton. He moved to Canada as an international student nearly a decade ago, and obtained a Master of Science in construction engineering and management here. Ziad recently received the title of Professional Engineer (P.Eng.).     This blog post traces Ziad’s immigration story and the challenges he overcame as […]

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Stories of Immigrants: Niurka Melendez

Wednesday | June 17, 2020 | by Wilma Lee

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The Stories of Immigrants Project began as a way for employees at World Education Services (WES) to become more involved with the company’s mission and learn more about the immigrants and refugees who we work to support every day. Over the course of […]

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How to Visit College Campuses Remotely

Monday | June 15, 2020 | by Emily Toffelmire

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Even though you may not be able to go on in-person college visits now, there are many things you can do at home to determine if a prospective school is a good fit for you. For example, you can interact with the school […]

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Networking for Newcomers in Times of Physical Distancing

Monday | June 8, 2020 | by Paula Calderon

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One essential piece of advice for immigrants is to build a network in their new home countries. When you develop professional contacts, socialize with neighbors, and make friends, you begin to absorb cultural information and mutually exchange ideas. Establishing a network will help […]

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