3 Myths and Truths About WES Credential Evaluations
Wednesday | July 26, 2023 | by WES Advisor
Whether you’re a student planning to study abroad or an employer assessing a candidate’s international academic credentials, you might have read or heard some myths about credential evaluations.
Continue reading and learn the truth behind a few of these common misconceptions about receiving a credential evaluation from World Education Services (WES).
Receiving a credential evaluation always takes several months.
As soon as we receive and accept all your required academic documents, it can take as little as seven days to obtain your credential evaluation.
If you would like to have your academic records evaluated by WES, it will be helpful to know about the process. This blog provide answers to common questions regarding the procedure and timeframe for obtaining a WES credential evaluation.
My academic institution must send my official academic documents to WES by postal mail – which is time-consuming and unpredictable.
WES has digital partnerships with more than 10,000 academic institutions around the world. These institutions can send required documents to WES through efficient, predictable, secure digital channels.
WES accepts secure electronic documents from verified sources, making it easier and quicker to submit your academic records. To make the process smoother and prevent any delays, we have provided useful tips in this blog.
Before I can apply for a credential evaluation, I need to know what academic program I will apply to.
You can start the credential evaluation process now and specify your recipients later. In fact, we highly recommend starting your credential evaluation as early in your planning as possible.
If you’re planning to move to the U.S. or Canada, it’s best to start the credential evaluation process as early as you can. Read more about the best time to obtain a WES credential evaluation.
We hope by debunking these common myths about credential evaluations we can provide clarity for international students and trained workers seeking new opportunities in the U.S. and Canada.
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