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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.

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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

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How to Open Student Bank Accounts in Canada

One of the realities of being an international student no one seems to talk about is how much paperwork is involved. From filling out your initial application to receiving your study permit, there are a number of important steps you need to take to make your education dreams a reality. … Read More

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What is Early Childhood Education? Here’s What You Need to Know

Early Childhood Education (ECE) is a popular study program focused on developing young minds. However, students may wonder how ECE differs from other education programs and what the admission requirements are. If you’re an international student thinking about studying Early Childhood Education, read on to find out what you need to know about this exciting field! … Read More

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9 Bollywood Stars Who Studied Abroad

Every year, Indian students enrol in universities and colleges around the world in order to become better educated. Many of these students go onto have careers in fields such as engineering or medicine, but few really believe studying abroad will lead to celebrity stardom. However, a surprising number of Bollywood stars are former international students! Here are 9 Bollywood actors who got educated studying abroad before becoming stars. … Read More

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10 Most Popular Arts and Design Programs in Canada

Technology has had a huge impact on the design world over the last 20 years. With visual effects and video games now multi-billion dollar industries, there is a growing demand for creative and skilled designers. … Read More

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Top cities with the highest employment rates in Canada

According to a 2018 survey from Study International, over sixty percent of international students wish to become permanent residents in Canada after graduation. However, it can be difficult for international students to “break in” to the Canadian job market. … Read More

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Where to explore green spaces in Toronto

As Canada’s largest city, Toronto is a jungle of big concrete buildings and busy streets. However, as anyone who lives in Toronto will tell you, the city is much more than a sea of skyscrapers. … Read More

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9 Tips for enjoying your first winter in Canada

Winter in Canada may come as a shock for many international students. The sun sets early, the cold is biting, and snow … well, snow can be great or awful depending on the amount. It’s a lot to adjust to and may even deter some students from coming to Canada at all. … Read More

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5 Most expensive cities in the USA to study in

Despite reports that state enrollments are on the decline, the United States remains a popular study destination for international students. Over 1,000,000 students from around the world live and study in the USA. … Read More

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5 Popular STEM courses in Canada

Choosing a field of study to pursue in your postsecondary education is an important decision. For international students, the decision is arguably even more stressful. … Read More

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5 Most expensive cities in Canada to study in

Canada has no shortage of world-class study destinations. However, many international students may not know how expensive living costs can get in the country’s major cities. … Read More

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7 Realistic New Year’s resolutions for students

The small changes you make soon become habit and a part of your everyday life. When you set realistic goals, and achieve them, it feels good and encourages you to push for more. So on that note, here are seven realistic and achievable New Year’s resolutions any student can make for 2019. … Read More

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Most affordable university cities in the US

By choosing to study at a school located in any of these cities, you can save thousands of dollars over the span of your school career. Thus, here is our list of the most affordable university cities in the US. You might be surprised to see many of the cities are located in the Midwest! … Read More

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5 Things I wish I knew before studying in Canada

5 Things I wish I knew before studying in Canada   When moving to another country for school, there are countless things to research and take into account. It’s possible certain information isn’t well-documented, well-known or is simply less obvious

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Here’s how to celebrate Christmas in Toronto

Here’s how to celebrate Christmas in Toronto   The holiday season is finally here with Christmas being just days away. An exciting time of year that’s for sure, especially if you’re celebrating Christmas in Toronto. Similar to Christmas in New

IELTS preparation for Canada's top schools
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IELTS Preparation: Requirements for 5 of Canada’s top schools

IELTS Preparation: Requirements for 5 of Canada’s top schools   In order for a Canadian school to accept international students, they must have a good understanding of the English language. Most courses offered in Canada are in English, and in