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American Green Card: Working in the USA post-graduation

Attention students!!! Keep reading to learn about how you can work during and after your graduation at an American institution, as well as how to gain your American Green card.    In Canada, the type of degree you achieve depends

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Attention students!!! $10,000 CAD Scholarship to Yorkville University

Attention Students!!!    Our team at ApplyBoard has collaborated with Yorkville University to deliver a generous scholarship of $10,000 CAD to international students!   Together, ApplyBoard and Yorkville University want to make higher education more affordable for you so you

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Canada named 2nd best country in the world

  Canada named 2nd best country in the world   For the second year in a row, Canada has been named the second best country in the world. This ranking comes from the annual Best Countries survey from the U.S.

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ApplyBoard and CEI partnership in Vietnam

ApplyBoard and CEI Partnership in Vietnam   Our team at ApplyBoard is truly honored to announce our recent partnership with Canadian Education International (CEI), a top-ranked, highly respected student recruitment agency in Vietnam.   Both ApplyBoard and CEI have an

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O- and A-level advantages in Canada’s post-secondary system

Use your O- and A-level subjects to your advantage when you apply to university or college in Canada! GCSE General Certificate of Secondary Education GCE General Certificate of Education O-Level Ordinary Level A-Level Advanced Level GPA Grade Point Average  

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ODX invests $438,000 into Ontario Open Data Ventures

ODX invests $438,000 into Ontario Open Data Ventures   This October, Open Data Exchange (ODX) invested $438,000 into 10 Ontario companies via ODX Ventures. ApplyBoard is one of these ten. This investment was made to promote the commercialisation of open

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The Globe and Mail: Report on Small Business

The Globe and Mail: Report on Small Business   ApplyBoard is pleased to have been featured in The Globe and Mail’s article “Report on Small Business newsletter: What happened with the federal tax proposals this week”. To summarize, The Globe

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The Record: Startup helps foreigners head to university here

The Record: Startup helps foreigners head to university here   ApplyBoard is honoured to have been featured in an article written by Terry Pender for The Record. The article explores ApplyBoard’s early beginnings and summarises how brothers Martin and Meti Basiri

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Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia   Capital City: Halifax Nova Scotia’s 580-kilometre long peninsula is surrounded by four bodies of water: the Atlantic Ocean, the Bay of Fundy, the Northumberland Strait and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Its geographic location, together with large,

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Ontario

Ontario   Capital City: Toronto Ontario is Canada’s second largest province, and home to the world-famous Niagara Falls and the nation’s capital – Ottawa. It is bordered by Québec to the east, Manitoba to the west, Hudson Bay and James

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Québec

Québec   Capital City: Québec City Bordered by Ontario, New Brunswick, Labrador and the United States, Québec has an area of 1,450,680 km². Its area is three times that of France and seven times that of Great Britain, making it

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British Columbia

British Columbia   Capital City: Victoria British Columbia is Canada’s westernmost province and one of North America’s most mountainous regions. Because of its coastal location, it is considered a gateway to the Pacific and Asia. BC is bordered by the

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Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island   Capital City: Charlottetown Canadian history is alive and celebrated in Charlottetown. The 1864 Charlottetown Conference was the first meeting that eventually led to the proclamation of the Dominion of Canada in 1867. Because of this meeting,

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Manitoba

Manitoba   Capital City: Winnipeg Manitoba is one of three Prairie provinces and is located in the centre of Canada bordered by Ontario, Saskatchewan, Nunavut, Hudson Bay and the United States. For many years, most Manitobans were of British origin.

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Alberta

Alberta   Capital City: Edmonton Alberta’s official flower is the Wild Rose, and the motto of the province is “Fortis et Libre” (“Strong and Free”), both of which reflect the independent attitude of many Albertans. Alberta is the second westernmost

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador   Capital City: St. John’s Nestled into the northeast corner of North America, facing the North Atlantic is Newfoundland, Canada’s most easterly province. This province consists of two distinct geographical entities: Newfoundland and Labrador. Its historical settlers

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New Brunswick

New Brunswick   Capital City: Fredericton New Brunswick is a seaside province in eastern Canada with a diverse and fascinating cultural heritage. It borders Nova Scotia, Québec and the American state of Maine. It is also bordered on most of

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Nunavut

Nunavut   Capital City: Iqaluit On April 1, 1999, Nunavut became Canada’s newest territory, encompassing the central and eastern Arctic regions – nearly one-fifth of Canada’s land mass. Originally part of the Northwest Territories, its creation was first proposed in

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Yukon

Yukon   Capital City: Whitehorse Bordering Alaska, the Yukon Territory is tucked in the northwest corner of Canada. It is fairly large in area (483,450 km²) yet only 31,608 people call it home. Its capital, Whitehorse, is home to 60

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Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan   Capital City: Regina Saskatchewan is dubbed the “bread basket” of Canada and is famous for its prairies and wheat fields. Located in the western part of the country, Saskatchewan is bordered by Manitoba, Alberta, the Northwest Territories and

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Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories   Capital City: Yellowknife Find the 60th parallel on a map of North America, look northward, and you will see the Northwest Territories, bordered by the Yukon to the west, the prairies to the south, and Canada’s newest

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Canadian history

Canadian history brief overview   The first inhabitants of Canada were aboriginal peoples, believed to have arrived from Asia thousands of years ago by way of a land bridge between Siberia and Alaska. Explorers from France and Great Britain, including

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New York City: The metropolis that never sleeps

New York City: The metropolis that never sleeps   Welcome to New York City, the city with abundant career opportunities, lively nights and America’s finest public transportation system – basically the ultimate package for the perfect student life.   New

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Studying Abroad: Information for parents

Studying Abroad: Information for parents   Studying abroad is a decision that will impact the rest of your child’s life. It is the first step to a whole new world where your child will experience learning and gain experience beyond

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How to deal with culture shock

How to deal with culture shock   What is ‘Culture Shock’? You may have heard of this term before if you have ever researched studying abroad and traveling. Culture shock: ‘an experience a person may have when one moves to a cultural

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Most liveable cities in the world

Most liveable cities in the world   Earlier this month The Economist Intelligence Unit released a report of Global Liveability Ranking 2016. It is a list of the world’s most liveable cities. A list of cities in which provide the best/worst living conditions.

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What to expect on your first day

What to expect on your first day   Although you may be nervous on your first day, it will be very exciting and fun. In this post we will describe some things they may happen on your first day as an

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Orientation Day

Orientation Day   If the campus you are going to attend offers an orientation day, we really advise you to attend it! There is so much valuable information available on this day.  The college/university has most likely sent you an information package

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Path to permanent residency: Canadian citizenship process update

Path to permanent residency: Canadian citizenship process update   The Canadian Government has announced that changes are being made to the legislation  to make it easier for international students to become permanent residents. A number of new changes have been made to the Canadian