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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.

Reasons to study in Montreal
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Reasons to study in Montréal

Reasons to study in Montréal, Canada’s “culture capital”   So you’ve determined you want to study in Canada. What next? Well, you have to narrow down your options even more and select the Canadian city you want to study in.

Canada Work Visa: Global Skills Program
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Canada Work Visa: Global Skills Program

 A guide to Canada’s Global Skills Visa   Canada is known to be an attractive study destination for international students. Many of these students in fact enjoy Canada so much, they aspire to apply for permanent residency and a work

Study in Boston
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Here’s why you should study abroad in Boston

Why you should study in Boston   Boston, Massachusetts — USA’s most popular student hub, and home to a couple of the most distinguished universities in the world: Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The city embodies a

What is Labour Day?
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What is Labour Day?

Labour Day: The long weekend North Americans love   Labour Day long weekend in North America is a bittersweet time of year. While many countries participate in Labour Day celebrations, in Canada and USA it’s the final long weekend of

Visa types to enter Canada
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Routes to Canada: Temporary vs permanent visa

Routes to Canada: Temporary vs permanent visa   To have the opportunity to come to Canada is very exciting. The country presents itself as a wonderful destination and welcomes individuals from all countries of the world. Whether your plan is

MBA Masters of Business Admin
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What you need to know about a Master’s in Business Administration 

What you need to know about a Master’s in Business Administration    As a student or young professional, you may consider pursuing a Master of Business Administration. An MBA is a popular way to build business and management skills, while also

How international studies can boost your resume
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Ways international studies can boost your resume

Ways international studies can boost your resume   If you’re wondering whether or not studying abroad is beneficial to your career, the answer is yes! You gain many practical skills as an international student which are applicable in the workplace.

Canada Health Concept
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What international students need to know about Canadian healthcare

What international students need to know about Canadian health care   Being an international student in Canada is a unique and rewarding experience. Each province carries its own individual characteristics and delivers a warm welcome to anyone who visits. However,

Welcome to Canada
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What to expect when adjusting to student life in Canada

What to expect when adjusting to student life in Canada    While choosing Canada as a destination to complete your international studies in is exciting, it presents a variety of challenges you must learn to adjust to. Depending where you’re

Golden Gate Bridge California
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Reasons you’ll love being an international student in California

Reasons you’ll love being an international student in California   California, also known as the Golden State, is a great location for international students to study in. Its incredible nature, diverse city life, and blissful beaches between the coasts of

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A brief history of ApplyBoard and its founders

A brief history of ApplyBoard and its founders    Some of you may wonder, how did ApplyBoard begin? What’s its background story? What makes it unique? Who are the founders? Read our story to learn about the history of ApplyBoard.

International friends
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

IELTS Test
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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

Summer in Toronto
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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

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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