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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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IELTS Speaking – 10 Tips to Help Increase Your Score

IELTS Speaking – 10 Tips to Help Increase Your Score   The IELTS Speaking section is the fourth and final component of the IELTS test. However, unlike the Listening, Reading, and Writing sections, the Speaking component can be completed up

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IELTS Writing – 7 Study Tips to Increase Your Score

The Writing section is the third task you’ll need to complete on the IELTS test. Well, technically it’s split into two separate but similar tasks. Like the Reading section, IELTS Writing is different depending on whether you take the Academic or General IELTS tests.  … Read More

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IELTS Reading – 10 Study Tips to Help Increase Your Score

The IELTS Reading section is the second part of the IELTS test and is taken immediately after the Listening section. You’ll have 60 minutes to read three long passages and answer 40 questions about them. Sounds pretty straightforward, right? … Read More

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IELTS Results – When and How to Get Your Score

Unfortunately, there is a bit of a waiting period between taking the IELTS test and getting your results. In this post, we’ll cover not only what that waiting period looks like, but what you can do with your IELTS results after you receive them. … Read More

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6 Tips for Overcoming English Language Barriers

As an international student in Canada or the USA, one of the most difficult challenges you’ll face are English language barriers. Even if you are fluent in English, there are many factors that make conversing with native speakers difficult. Fortunately, there are ways you can make things much easier on yourself!  … Read More

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Which Universities In Ontario Are Partnered With ApplyBoard?

Ontario is the most popular province for postsecondary education in Canada and it’s not hard to see why. Over 800,000 students are enrolled at Ontario colleges and universities, many of whom are from different countries. One of the most common questions we get is which universities in Ontario are available through the ApplyBoard platform. … Read More

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Most Common Wilfrid Laurier University Questions Asked by Students

Named in honour of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the seventh Prime Minister of Canada, Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) has been around for more than 100 years. Founded in 1911, Laurier began as a seminary for theological studies. Today, it has over 15,000 full-time students and was ranked #1 for overall student satisfaction in Maclean’s annual university rankings. … Read More

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ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard Announces $55 Million Series B Funding

This investment will enable our company to further develop its AI-powered platform and accelerate expansion into new markets, advancing our mission of making education accessible to students around the world. To help support this growth, ApplyBoard will be looking to hire more than 100 new employees worldwide over the next year! … Read More

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What’s the Difference Between College and University in Canada?

The words “college” and “university” are often used to refer to all postsecondary education. However, these words don’t actually mean the same thing in North America. What makes this even more confusing is the fact college and university can be different between countries. … Read More

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7 Surprising Canada Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Canada is one of the best countries in the world to get an education. However, there are many things about the Great White North that you may not know! Today, we’re counting down 7 surprising Canada facts you probably weren’t aware of. … Read More