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Helpful articles about studying abroad in Canada and the USA. Discover frequently asked questions about schools, immigration, host countries, and more.

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What’s the Difference Between College and University in Canada?

Why More International Students Than Ever Now Study in Canada

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IELTS General vs. Academic – What’s the Difference?

IELTS General vs. Academic – What’s the Difference?   You’ve decided to take the IELTS test and are ready to book it.   Not so fast!   Before registering and paying your fee, you need to know which test format

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The 10 Companies Canadian Business Students Most Want to Work For

The 10 Companies Canadian Business Students Most Want to Work For   Finding your first job after graduation can be a stressful experience, but it’s also exciting. Finally getting the chance to put your education to work (and of course,

Students

IELTS Results – When and How to Get Your Score

IELTS Results – When and How to Get Your Score   You’ve studied hard, read the best preparation books, and successfully sat the IELTS test (International English Language Testing System). Congrats! IELTS is a demanding test and you should feel proud

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What’s the Difference Between College and University in the USA?

What’s the Difference Between College and University in the USA? If you pursue postsecondary education in the United States, you’ll end up studying at a college or university (in most cases). The problem is the words “college” and “university” are

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6 Tips for Overcoming English Language Barriers

6 Tips for Overcoming English Language Barriers As an international student in Canada or the USA, one of the most difficult challenges you’ll face are English language barriers. Even if you are fluent in English, there are many factors that

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Which Universities In Ontario Are Partnered With ApplyBoard?

Which Universities in Ontario are Partnered with ApplyBoard? Ontario is the most popular province for postsecondary education in Canada and it’s not hard to see why. Over 800,000 students are enrolled at Ontario colleges and universities, many of whom are

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Most Common Wilfrid Laurier University Questions Asked by Students

Most Common Wilfrid Laurier University Questions Asked by Students Named in honour of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the seventh Prime Minister of Canada, Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) has been around for more than 100 years. Founded in 1911, Laurier began as

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ApplyBoard Announces $55 Million Series B Funding

ApplyBoard Announces $55 Million Series B Funding We are pleased to announce that ApplyBoard recently raised C$55 million in Series B funding! California-based investment firm Anthos Capital led the round, with participation from previous investors including Artiman Ventures, who led

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What’s the Difference Between College and University in Canada?

What’s the Difference Between College and University in Canada? The words “college” and “university” are often used to refer to all postsecondary education. However, these words don’t actually mean the same thing in North America. What makes this even more

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IELTS Canada – What International Students Need to Know

IELTS Canada – What International Students Need to Know International students must meet a number of requirements in order to study in Canada. However, one of the most important is English proficiency, as most courses at Canadian universities and colleges

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Schools

10 Best Computer Science Universities in Canada

10 Best Computer Science Universities in Canada Computer Science is one of the most popular areas of study in the world and for good reason. We live in the digital age, where computer technology is present in nearly every aspect

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7 Surprising Canada Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

7 Surprising Canada Facts You Probably Didn’t Know Canada is one of the best countries in the world to get an education. However, there are many things about the Great White North that you may not know! Today, we’re counting

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5 Most Affordable Cities in Canada for Students

5 Most Affordable Cities in Canada for Students   We’ve written previously about some of Canada’s most expensive cities. Places like Vancouver and Toronto may have some of the best universities and colleges in the country, but they are difficult

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Which University Programs Best Prepare Students for Employment?

Which University Programs Best Prepare Students for Employment?   Students pursue higher education for many reasons, but one of the most important is future employment. Numerous reports and studies link college/university education with higher pay, better job security, and even

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7 Reasons International Students Should Study at University of Waterloo

7 Reasons International Students Should Study at University of Waterloo   Over the last few decades, Ontario’s Waterloo Region has emerged as Canada’s leading technology hub. While many factors have influenced this, the University of Waterloo has driven much of

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ApplyBoard Ends Busy April With ICEF Vancouver and CAPS-I Visits

ApplyBoard Ends Busy April With ICEF Vancouver and CAPS-I Visits One of our many goals for 2019 has been to establish more of a presence at industry events. Following a week of celebration that included a meeting with Prime Minister

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7 Reasons International Students Should Study At ECPI University

7 Reasons International Students Should Study At ECPI University   East Coast Polytechnic Institute, or ECPI University for short, is an independent, private university in the United States. Founded in 1966, ECPI specializes in accelerated programs, with a focus on

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Education Agents Tour with CEI-Vietnam

Education Agents Tour with CEI-Vietnam   My name is Erin Babbey and I am Partner Relations Manager at ApplyBoard. I am accountable for the maintenance of existing Recruitment Partnerships and the initiation of new ones. As part of my communications

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ISIC Card: Everything Students Need to Know

ISIC Card: Everything Students Need to Know   Nearly every university and college in Canada and the United States has some form of student ID card. However, these school cards aren’t the only ones available. The International Student Identity Card

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Justin Trudeau Kicks Off Week of Celebration at ApplyBoard

Justin Trudeau Kicks Off Week of Celebration at ApplyBoard   April has been an exciting month at ApplyBoard. Within the same week, we held a Grand Opening event, hosted Canada’s Minister of Immigration, and were invited to meet Prime Minister

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5 Apps That Will Amplify Your Study Abroad Experience

5 Apps That Will Amplify Your Study Abroad Experience   Being a student is tough but even more so when you come from another country. In addition to coursework, you also have to deal with language barriers and being far

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Why Study at Algoma University? – ApplyBoard School Profile

Why Study at Algoma University? – ApplyBoard School Profile Algoma University is one of Ontario’s smallest universities — a fact students and faculty take pride in. Located in Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma is an undergraduate-only institution. It offers small class

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International Students May Benefit From Controversial 2019 Ontario Budget

  International Students May Benefit From Controversial 2019 Ontario Budget   Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government presented its first fiscal budget last week, promising to balance the province’s books in five years. The Ontario budget comes with major changes to the

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7 Beautiful Vancouver Parks to Visit

7 Beautiful Vancouver Parks to Visit Vancouver is one of the world’s most liveable cities for many reasons. However, the city’s wealth of green space definitely ranks near the top of the list. With over 240 parks, several of which

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7 Stress Management Tips For Students Writing Exams

7 Stress Management Tips for Students Writing Exams   Exam season is the most stressful time of year for university and college students. While some students excel at this type of test format, many do not and it’s not hard