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Definition of Mentorship: What Is a Mentor and Do You Need One?

Wednesday September 18, 2019 | by Yetunde Oshinkale


Yetunde Oshinkale is a WES Ambassador who immigrated to the United States from Nigeria and is now a teaching assistant at Capella University. She received her current position thanks to the guidance and assistance of a professional mentor who shared many of her own goals. In this blog, she...

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Updated: Your Indian Degree Questions Answered

Tuesday September 17, 2019 | by WES Advisor

Indian Degree

Many Indian students have questions about how U.S. universities assess their education. As a follow-up to our popular How U.S. Universities Evaluate Your 3-Year Indian Bachelor’s Degree post on where to find resources and which schools currently accept three-year Indian degrees, we created this post to answer commonly asked...

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Preview Your International Degree Today

Monday September 16, 2019 | by WES Advisor

degree equivalency

Have you ever wondered what your international credentials are worth? Are you curious about their U.S. or Canadian equivalency? We have the perfect solution for you! Check out our free WES Degree Equivalency Tool for a U.S. or Canadian equivalency preview. Why a Preview? When properly evaluated and recognized,...

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Webinar Recap: Preparing for the Future of Work

Wednesday September 11, 2019 | by Alyona Kalachova

jobs of the future

How can we prepare today to do the jobs of the future? WES recently hosted a webinar with a panel of experts to explore the answer. Steven Tobin, executive director of the Labour Market Information Council (LMIC); and Evelyn Akselrod, director of strategic development at the Career Foundation, provided insights...

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7 Job Search Tips from a College Career Adviser

Tuesday September 10, 2019 | by Antonnet Botha

career adviser

Antonnet Botha is a Senior Training & Events Development Coordinator at WES. She traveled from South Africa to the United States to pursue a master’s degree in international business. But after graduation, it was not easy for her to find work. Ultimately, she found a great job—with guidance from her...

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