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

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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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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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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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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 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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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


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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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


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

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Atlantic Canada Immigration Pilot Will Now Run Until 2021

Introduced in 2017, the Atlantic Immigration Pilot is designed to help companies attract skilled foreign workers to Canada’s east coast. This includes the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador. … Read More

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ApplyBoard Hosts First-Ever Top Recruiters Workshop

ApplyBoard hosted its first Top Recruiters Workshop on Thursday, March 14 and Friday, March 15, 2019. Held in Chandigarh, India, the event brought together 10 of ApplyBoard’s exclusive Canadian partner schools to discuss the challenges and opportunities faced in today’s international recruitment market. … Read More

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Why More International Students Than Ever Now Study in Canada

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently released its 2018 student data, revealing Canada continues to be a top destination for international students. The number of students holding Canadian study permits rose to 572,415 in 2018 – an increase of 16.25%. … Read More