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August Timeline for International Students: Are You on Track?

Friday August 18, 2017 | by WES Advisor

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Application season has already started so make sure to stay on track with WES Advisor. The following checklists will help ensure you complete all the necessary steps in time. If You Are Enrolling for Fall 2018 Get started on the Common Application. If you are applying for an undergraduate program,...

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Top 10 Mistakes Students Make on College Applications

Thursday August 17, 2017 | by Kaitlin Ramby

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Before being accepted into a college or university, students have to first submit a lengthy application. Applying to a school is very similar to applying for a job, and you should give the best impression you can on paper for admissions staff and decision makers. Here are the top...

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How Literacy Levels Can Impact Your Career

Wednesday August 16, 2017 | by Shaunna-Marie Kerr

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Job developers, employers, and recruiters will tell you that strong communication skills are one of the most important factors in finding, maintaining, and succeeding in your job. Effective communication has the largest impact on both employer and employee satisfaction and can help to build and maintain positive working relationships....

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What Is an Informational Interview and Why Is It So Important?

Thursday August 10, 2017 | by Sahra Togone

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As a job seeker, you most likely have applied to countless job postings, spent many hours scouring the Internet for relevant industry information, and skillfully crafted your résumé to impress potential employers. But have you ever met with a professional in the field you are interested in outside of...

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Top 10 Tips for Arriving On Campus

Wednesday August 9, 2017 | by Kaitlin Ramby

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As an international student who has just landed in a new country, it is important to take the necessary steps to familiarize yourself with your new environment and school. Here are 10 things you should do to ensure that your school year is off to a smooth start the...

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