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Challenges Facing International Students on Campus

Monday | December 18, 2017 | by Mohsen Alzahrani

challenges facing international students on campus

Studying in the U.S. is an exciting goal for many international students. And many students are pursuing their goals by studying abroad in the U.S. According to the Institute of International Education (IIE), in 2013, the recorded number of international students who studied in the U.S. increased about 36 percent from a decade...

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Spotlight on Success: Joulaika Buchan

Wednesday | December 13, 2017 | by Shaunna-Marie Kerr

Spotlight on Success: Joulaika Buchan

Our Spotlight on Success series focuses on immigrants who have utilized their skills, experience, education, and personal qualities to succeed in Canada. This month we are happy to feature Joulaika Buchan, MSW, RSW. Joulaika currently works as a program manager in a community-based healthcare agency in Toronto, Canada, and...

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Five Common Misconceptions About Studying in the U.S.

Wednesday | December 6, 2017 | by Wanchen Villegas

common misconceptions that international students have about studying in the U.S.

Let me start by saying that I have been there. I was an international graduate student in Indiana trying to study hard, getting all the training I could get, and working part-time to pay my bills. For the past five years, I have been recruiting international students to study...

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Understanding and Highlighting Your Credential Evaluation GPA in the Admissions Process

Monday | December 4, 2017 | by WES Advisor

GPA on credential evaluation

We receive many questions from international students about how grade point average (GPA) is calculated for the WES course-by-course evaluation, the credential evaluation required by international students for graduate admissions, undergraduate transfer admissions, and professional licensing purposes. The course-by-course evaluation determines your GPA equivalent under the U.S. higher education...

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How to Become a Physiotherapist in the United States

Tuesday | November 28, 2017 | by Chris Foerster

how to become a physiotherapist in the U.S.

Are you looking to have a lucrative career in the healthcare industry by becoming a physiotherapist in the United States? Then continue reading. This blog post will provide recommendations for what you need to do to start a career as a physiotherapist in the U.S. A physiotherapy career is...

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