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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.

International friends
Students

Making friends while studying abroad

Making friends while studying abroad   Making friends is one of the best perks of studying abroad. Universities and colleges provide students with various ways to meet others. Between orientation week, social events and class, there is no shortage of opportunity.

Saving money for school
Students

How to budget as an international student

How to budget as an international student   The thought of having to budget while studying abroad may be a tough one. Between the cost of your international education, accommodations and various other expenses, you may feel overwhelmed. Cost shouldn’t

Arrive early to school
Students

Reasons to arrive early to your host school

Reasons to arrive early to your host school   It’s typical for students to take a look at their upcoming class schedule to help determine when they should arrive on campus. Returning students may have little to do to prepare

Pre-departure guide
Students

A pre-departure guide for international students

A pre-departure guide for international students   Once you’ve received your Letter of Acceptance from your desired school of international studies and have accepted it, you must think about what you need for your pre-departure. Things start to get real!

Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls: One of the wonders of the world

Niagara Falls: One of the wonders of the world   North America is home to one of the many beautiful wonders of the world – Niagara Falls. Upon arrival, you can hear the loud thunder of gallons of water crashing

Student Accommodations
Students

How to find student accommodations in Canada

How to find student accommodations in Canada   You have accepted your offer letter and must now figure out your accommodations in Canada. You don’t know much about how to navigate the country, let alone how to find a place

Program selection
Students

Program selection: How to choose the right program for you

Program selection: How to choose the right program for you   Choosing your profession isn’t easy, especially when you’re looking at a program internationally. It’s an investment, so you want to ensure you select what’s right for you. There are

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Dependents of International Students in Canada

Dependents of International Students in Canada   Many students who apply to study in Canada have dependents they hope to bring abroad with them. This includes a spouse, partner or in some cases, children. Not everyone is aware of the

IELTS Test
Students

What is IELTS and how do I prepare for it?

What is IELTS and how do I prepare for it?   For those wondering what IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is, it’s a unique English proficiency test designed for non-native English speakers. Candidates are required to complete IELTS to

Moraine Lake Alberta
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Canada: Not just home to cities, but to beautiful nature

Canada: Not just home to cities, but to beautiful nature   Canada is home to some of the most wonderful cities in the world, including Toronto, Vancouver and Halifax. The country also boasts itself for its raw beauty and stunning

International challenges
Students

Challenges international students face when studying abroad

Challenges international students face when studying abroad   Studying abroad is one of the most exciting parts of a student’s life, however students do face various challenges. Despite it being the perfect opportunity to travel, meet new friends, learn a new

Summer in Toronto
Students

20 things to do in Toronto this summer

20 things to do in Toronto this summer   Toronto is a city full of life. Whether you’re a foodie, an artist or enjoy sports, there’s something to do for everyone. If you’re thinking of where to begin, here is

Education abroad
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How international education helps foster a global outlook

How international education helps foster a global outlook   When considering international education, you’ll more than likely hear recruiters say things like, “Studying abroad will change your life.” I’ll tell you one thing… they’re not wrong. Studying abroad is an

Schools

10 best universities to study business in Canada

10 best universities to study business in Canada   Canadian universities offer international students various options when it comes to studying abroad. Whether you are looking to study arts, science or business, Canada offers many programs accommodating the interests of

ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard announces CA $17 million Series A funding

ApplyBoard announces CA $17 million Series A funding   We recently announced our CAD $17 million Series A funding, led by Silicon Valley-based Artiman Ventures, with earlier investors 500 Startups, Candou Ventures, Think+ and others following on. The funds will boost

ApplyBoard - Ontario's International Postsecondary Education Strategy
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Internationalizing Ontario’s Postsecondary Sector – Market Overview

Internationalizing Ontario’s Postsecondary Sector – Market Overview   In a world that is becoming increasingly more interconnected, those who fall behind in the effort to globalize often find themselves facing consequential effects to their economies and innovative drive. In order

ApplyBoard - Why you should study in a Canadian high school
Students

Why you should study at a Canadian high school

Why you should study at a Canadian high school Within Canada, high school has become a place where students can reach their full potential and explore the kind of person they want to be. With an excellent quality of life,

Students

5 tips for new university and college students

5 tips for new university and college students We are approaching that time of year when students across the globe are deciding where they are going to go for university or college, and ultimately the direction they are headed towards

ApplyBoard - Summit preparatory school
Schools

Summit Preparatory School

Why you should consider attending Summit Preparatory School   Given the current model of education, if you find yourself falling behind and unable to rise back up and rediscover your academic passions, you are not the only one. When it

ApplyBoard - North American dishes
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5 Must Try North American Dishes

5 Must Try North American Dishes   Whether you are a new student in North America or have been studying in Canada or the United States for a few years now, here are 5 MUST TRY dishes that are a

ApplyBoard - International students
Students

International Students: Strengthening America’s Global Relationships

International Students: Strengthening America’s Global Relationships   Over the past few years, universities in the United States of America (USA) have reported a sharp decline in the number of international student applicants due to the national political climate and fears

Students

Looking to study in USA at a reduced cost?

Looking to study in USA at a reduced cost?   Studying abroad is expensive, and if you’re a qualified student looking to reduce the cost of your tuition, ApplyBoard has great news for you. We would like to tell you

ApplyBoard - Post Graduation Work Permit: Working in Canada post-graduation
Students

Post Graduation Work Permit: How to Work in Canada After Graduation

Post Graduation Work Permit: How to Work in Canada After Graduation   As a popular destination for studying, Canada has consistently been chosen by international students for its safe, inclusive environment and high quality of life. Before you apply for

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ApplyBoard’s new office grand opening

ApplyBoard’s new office Grand Opening   On Tuesday, March 20th, we celebrated the Grand Opening of our new office. The 20th also marked the first day of Spring, making the date of our celebration very symbolic. Spring Equinox represents a

ApplyBoard - International study
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Canada: The haven for international study

Canada: The haven for international study   Over the past few years, Canada has seen a significant rise in international students coming into the country in search of their educational dreams. From affordability to safety, many international students have considered

ApplyBoard - Student visas
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Current trends in student visas issued in North America

Current trends in student visas issued in North America   For many international students, Canadian and American schools have been viewed as one of the best places in the world to study because of their exemplary academic reputations and quality