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

Students

IELTS Results – When and How to Get Your Score

Unfortunately, there is a bit of a waiting period between taking the IELTS test and getting your results. In this post, we’ll cover not only what that waiting period looks like, but what you can do with your IELTS results after you receive them. … Read More

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Students

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 make conversing with native speakers difficult. Fortunately, there are ways you can make things much easier on yourself!  … Read More

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Schools

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 from different countries. One of the most common questions we get is which universities in Ontario are available through the ApplyBoard platform. … Read More

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Schools

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 a seminary for theological studies. Today, it has over 15,000 full-time students and was ranked #1 for overall student satisfaction in Maclean’s annual university rankings. … Read More

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ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard Announces $55 Million Series B Funding

This investment will enable our company to further develop its AI-powered platform and accelerate expansion into new markets, advancing our mission of making education accessible to students around the world. To help support this growth, ApplyBoard will be looking to hire more than 100 new employees worldwide over the next year! … Read More

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Recruitment Partners

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 confusing is the fact college and university can be different between countries. … Read More

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Recruitment Partners

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 down 7 surprising Canada facts you probably weren’t aware of. … Read More

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Students

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 healthier behaviours. Based on 2016 data, Statistics Canada reports the average earnings of Canadian university graduates were higher than high school, trades, or college graduates. … Read More

ApplyBoard

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 Justin Trudeau and an office grand opening, ApplyBoard was in attendance for both ICEF Vancouver and CAPS-I. … Read More

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Schools

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 Applied Sciences and Business Administration. It’s also a university that prides itself on being a welcoming place for international students, with programs catered towards students from other countries. … Read More

ApplyBoard

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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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 Justin Trudeau during a funding announcement at Communitech. … Read More

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ApplyBoard to Host Grand Opening Party at Downtown Kitchener Office

ApplyBoard has come a long way from our humble beginnings as a small startup working out of the University of Waterloo Velocity Garage. In just a few short years, we’ve helped over 40,000 international students pursue their dream of obtaining an education in Canada and the United States. … Read More