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Financial Aid at Canadian Universities and Colleges

Financial Aid at Canadian Universities and Colleges

Explore the financial aid options available to international students who want to study in Canada. In this e-guide, we provide a comprehensive list of funding resources—including scholarships, bursaries, grants, fellowships, and loans—as well as tips on how to find financial aid.

Features Include:

  • Financial planning calculators
  • Scholarship resources
  • Overview of average tuition fees
  • Advice on preparing a financial aid application
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Career Pathways in Architecture: Using Your Education in the United States

This e-guide provides guidance to internationally-trained immigrants seeking to use their education in the U.S. It explores career and academic pathways related to the field of architecture, as well as alternative and related careers.

Features Include:

  • Strategies for achieving career success
  • Educational pathways in the field of accounting
  • Licensing and certification requirements in accounting
  • Alternative career pathways
  • Helpful resources in the field of architecture
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About WES Credential Evaluations

WES Credential Evaluations E-Guide

A credential evaluation helps universities, immigration authorities, licensing bodies, and employers understand your international academic credentials. In this e-guide, you will discover how obtaining a credential evaluation report is an essential step toward achieving your academic and professional goals in the U.S. or Canada.

Features Include:

  • Overview of the different kinds of credential evaluation reports available and what is included in each one
  • Tips for selecting an external evaluation service
  • Recommendations for completing the credential evaluation process
  • Benefits of obtaining a credential evaluation
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Career Pathways in Accounting: Using Your Education in the United States

This e-guide provides guidance for immigrants who would like to fully apply their international education in the U.S. It explores career and academic pathways related to the field of accounting, as well as alternative and related careers.

Features Include:

  • Strategies for achieving career success
  • Educational pathways in the field of accounting
  • Licensing and certification requirements in accounting
  • Alternative career pathways
  • Helpful resources in the field of accounting
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Professional Development Strategies: A Guide to Achieving Career Success in North America

Professional Development Strategies

To advance your career, especially in a new country, you must invest in yourself and take advantage of professional development opportunities. In this e-guide, you will learn about the strategies, tips, and resources you need to launch your professional future in North America.

Features Include:

  • An overview of how to conduct a self-assessment to evaluate your skills and skill gaps
  • Tips for upgrading your skills
  • Recommendations for finding a mentor
  • Guidance on searching for and joining the professional association that best aligns with your goals
  • Benefits of obtaining a credential evaluation
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Career Pathways in Engineering: Using Your Education in the United States

Career Pathways in Engineering

This e-guide provides guidance to internationally trained immigrants seeking to use their international education in the United States. It explores career and academic pathways related to the field of engineering, as well as alternative and related careers.

Features Include:

  • Strategies for achieving career success
  • Helpful charts highlighting licensing and certification requirements in engineering
  • Success stories spotlighting the real-life professional pathways of skilled immigrants
  • Links to helpful resources in the field of engineering
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Canadian Colleges and Universities: A Guide to the Canadian Higher Education System

Canadian Colleges and Universities E-Guide

Canada has a lot to offer international students, including newcomer-friendly policies, affordable tuition costs, and reasonable living expenses. In this e-guide, you will learn about the different kinds of higher education institutions in Canada, the college and university application process, and the application requirements for international students.

Features Include:

  • An application checklist
  • Guidelines for obtaining a study permit
  • A list of the top 10 universities in Canada
  • Tips for selecting a credential evaluation service
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Career Pathways in Education: Using Your Foreign Education in Canada

This e-guide provides guidance to internationally trained immigrants seeking to use their foreign education in Canada. It explores career and academic pathways related to the field of education, as well as alternative and related careers.

Features Include:

  • Strategies for achieving career success
  • Educational pathways in the field of education
  • Licensing and certification requirements in education
  • Alternative career pathways
  • Helpful resources in the field of education
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Career Pathways in Education: Using Your Foreign Education in the United States

This e-guide provides guidance to internationally trained immigrants seeking to use their foreign education in the U.S. It explores career and academic pathways related to the field of education, as well as alternative and related careers.

Features Include:

  • Strategies for achieving career success
  • Educational pathways in the field of education
  • Licensing and certification requirements in education
  • Alternative career pathways
  • Helpful resources in the field of education
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Funding Your Education

Funding Your Education

International students have many options for funding their studies in the U.S., including scholarships, U.S. government or state-sponsored financial aid, grants, and private loans. If you need help financing your education in the U.S., this e-guide provides an overview of the funding sources available to you both in the U.S. and in your home country.

Features Include:

  • A step-by-step checklist for beginning your financial aid search
  • Tips for completing the financial aid application process
  • A list of U.S. colleges and universities that offer financial aid to international students
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