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Why is STEAM Education Better Than STEM?

Why is STEAM Education Better Than STEM?   When one hears the word “steam”, they probably think of Valve’s popular digital video game store. However, in education, STEAM stands for something much different. Many of us are already familiar with

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10 Best Scholarships in Canada for International Students

10 Best Scholarships in Canada for International Students   At ApplyBoard, we see education as a human right that everyone should have access to. This is why we help thousands of students from around the world apply to North American

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Atlantic Canada Immigration Pilot Will Now Run Until 2021

Atlantic Canada Immigration Pilot Will Now Run Until 2021   In light of confusion surrounding H-1B and other work visa programs, U.S. companies are increasingly moving jobs north of the border. According to a recent study from Envoy Global, 65

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How to Study Project Management as an International Student

Why Study Project Management?   Behind every major business event or campaign is a project manager making sure everything runs smoothly. However, while a project manager’s job sounds simple, it is more complex than many people think. Organized and effective

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ApplyBoard Hosts First-Ever Top Recruiters Workshop

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

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5 Study Tips to Help Prepare Students For Exams

5 Study Tips to Help Prepare Students For Exams   Exam season is an important, yet stressful time of year for students. We know the key to doing well is to study but many of us are not very good

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Why More International Students Than Ever Now Study in Canada

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

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How to Open Student Bank Accounts in Canada

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

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Fun St Patrick’s Day Activities for Students

Fun St Patrick’s Day Activities for Students   Saint (St.) Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a pretty big deal at universities and colleges in Canada and the United States. Every year, on or around March 17,

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

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

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11 Canadian Universities and Colleges with Female Presidents

11 Canadian Universities and Colleges With Female Presidents    There was a time not so long ago when the idea of a woman-run university was unheard of. Canada has always been a progressive country but it’s easy to forget that

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9 Bollywood Stars Who Studied Abroad

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,

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The Best Student Cities by the Beach in North America

The Best Student Cities by the Beach in North America   When it comes to choosing a college or university, education and program quality should always be your number one concern. However, it is possible to have fun in the

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10 Most Popular Arts and Design Programs in Canada

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

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H-1B Visa Spouses: What you need to know about the proposed changes

H-1B Visa Spouses: What you need to know about the proposed changes   Spouses of United States visa holders granted permission to work are now one step closer to having that ability revoked. Here are the most important things you

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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. One of the main reasons for this is employment, as graduates want to explore Canada’s job opportunities. However, it

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Where to explore green spaces in Toronto

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

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9 Tips for enjoying your first winter in Canada

  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

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5 Most expensive cities in the USA to study in

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

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5 Popular STEM courses in Canada

5 Popular STEM programs 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. Moving across the world and spending thousands of dollars

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5 Most expensive cities in Canada to study in

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. From tuition and rent

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5 Most popular film schools in Canada

5 Most popular film schools in Canada   If you aspire to work in the filmmaking industry but are unsure of where to study, you’re in the right place! Needless to say, filmmaking is an exciting and rewarding career. Whether

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Know the facts: Western University Ivey Business School

Know the facts: Western University Ivey Business School   Western University located in London, Ontario, is home to one of Canada’s top business schools, Ivey. Founded in 1922, the schools hosts 109 full time faculty, 98 excellent professors and 11

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The power of music: How to use music for stress relief

The power of music: How to use music for stress relief   Music — something many people enjoy listening to, creating or even playing. It’s all around us. Whether in a store, a restaurant, a car or elsewhere, music surrounds

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5 Best IELTS preparation books for international students

5 Best IELTS preparation books for international students   Preparing for the IELTS exam can be overwhelming at times, but it doesn’t have to be. As long as you have patience, a willingness to learn and determination, you will do

Ways to eat healthy on a student budget
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Clever ways to eat healthy on a student budget

Clever ways to eat healthy on a student budget   As easy as it is to spend money on food, it all adds up. Especially if you’re a student, there’s a good chance you often buy lunch between classes, purchase

New Year's Resolutions for students
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7 Realistic New Year’s resolutions for students

7 Realistic New Year’s resolutions for students   With every new year comes new resolutions. For those unfamiliar with what New Year’s resolutions are, well, they’re promises to do something differently in the new year. But let’s face it, most New

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Most affordable university cities in the US

Most affordable university cities in the US   To attend university or college in the United States can be very expensive, especially in comparison to Canada. With the cost of tuition as an international student, it’s possible you’ll spend every

Studying in Canada
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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