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Arrival App

This downloadable app helps refugees acclimate to life in Germany. From arrival, to getting appropriate paperwork, to vocational training and finding a job. This website is also easily available in Arabic, Farsi, German, French, and English.

U.S. Colleges and Universities E-Guide

With over 4,000 colleges and universities in the U.S., we understand that it can feel overwhelming to find the right one. For those of you starting your search, we have provided some guidelines that could help you research schools in an organized manner.

Arriving in the United States E-Guide

For those of you beginning your studies in the U.S. for the first time, this guide will help you prepare for your arrival. Features of this resource include important checklists to have, finances, visas, and housing planning, and how to get acquainted with your campus and neighborhood. Head to the website and fill out the form in order to download the free e-guide.

College Essays: Do's and Don'ts E-Guide

Writing essays will be a major part of your academic experience in the U.S. This e-guide provides detailed information on how to write a great college essay, which can be difficult for some international students.

The U.S. College Application Process E-Guide

This e-guide is designed to be a resource for international students applying to undergraduate and graduate programs in the U.S. It provides an overview of everything you need to know to successfully complete the application process.

Funding Your Education in the U.S.: E-Guide for International Students

If you need help financing your education in the U.S., this e-guide provides a comprehensive overview of the funding sources available to you both in the U.S. and in your home country. In this e-guide, you'll learn how to search and apply for scholarships and financial aid, tips for the financial aid application process, and when to begin applying for financial aid. In addition to that, you will find a list of scholarships available to international students, and a list of U.S. colleges and universities that offer financial aid to international students.

Networking to Success: Helping Immigrants Understand the Key Role Networking Plays in Job Searching

WES Global Talent Bridge, in partnership with Idealist, invites foreign-trained immigrants to join the second in our series of webinars detailing how to unleash the power of your personal network. Our recent survey of college-educated immigrant professionals identified a remarkable connection between the size of an immigrant’s social network and their likelihood of professional success. As a skilled professional looking to work in the U.S. or Canada, networking should be a key part of your job search activities.

Career Success and Communications Skills in Canada

Effective communication is a skill involving several different abilities that all play a part in successful communication. Even if we work at a place where our first language is spoken, achieving workplace communication competency may still be difficult. In this webinar, we look at several different perspectives on successful workplace communication, including communication competencies as defined by regulators and employers. We focused on the Canadian workplace, but explored other perspectives as well throughout the webinar to better understand successful communication.

Applying to Graduate Schools in the U.S.

Are you planning on applying to a master's or doctoral degree program this year? This webinar will introduce international students to the graduate admissions process and opportunities available at U.S. colleges and universities. Register for this in-depth review of the application process for prospective international students pursuing a master's or doctoral degree.

Applying to Science and Engineering Programs in the U.S.

Are you thinking about applying to science and engineering programs in in the U.S.? Are you confused about the process and requirements? WES Advisor can help you! Admissions experts will talk about the admissions process for science and technology programs in the U.S., from selecting the right school to the application process. This webinar is intended for prospective graduate international students.