18 Tips For Getting Higher Exam Marks

Posted by Livio Capalbo

Jul 25, 2014 10:00:00 AM

You can’t avoid it. Every exam prep checklist has it, and every experienced tutor will advise you to do it: study! Yes, we all hate to have to do it, but it really is the key to your success on every exam you’ll have to take.

But, the fact is, even after you’ve studied all you can for whatever test you have coming up, you’re not guaranteed success. You might have heard stories of a classmate who crumbled under the pressure of studying for a test, or who slept right through his alarm on the morning of the test, or who ran out of energy and collapsed right on top of her desk during the exam. It really could happen to anyone!

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Topics: Exam preparation

Things to do in Vancouver on the weekend - day 2

Posted by Livio Capalbo

Jul 18, 2014 5:19:00 PM

This is the second post of a series about "Things to do in Vancouver”. Previously I gave suggestions for what to do on the first day of the weekend.  For the second day I recommend exploring the other side of the False Creek.

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Topics: Canada, Vancouver, things to do

Things to do in Vancouver on the weekend - day 1

Posted by Livio Capalbo

Jul 16, 2014 9:30:00 AM

Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Its no wonder students from around the globe choose the city as a destination to study English. Every week new people arrive and look for things to do in Vancouver. I came up with a guide listing the things you can do on a weekend.

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Topics: Canada, Vancouver, things to do

Post-study work policy changes in the major destinations

Posted by Livio Capalbo

Jul 11, 2014 11:58:00 AM

The ability to stay and work after graduation is a key consideration for many international students when choosing higher education programmes overseas. Matthew Knott, from Study Travel Magazine, examined the impact of post-study policy changes in the major destinations. On this post I highlighted the most important points of his article.

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Topics: Canada, UK, Australia, USA, work and study

What score do I need on the TOEFL?

Posted by Livio Capalbo

Jul 11, 2014 9:17:00 AM

If you’re an international student applying to the U.S., you’ve probably asked yourself this question: what TOEFL score do I need to get in? You might have heard that making it to the 100’s will guarantee you admission, but you’ve also had friends who reached that score and were turned down from schools. Confused yet? We’d be too!

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Top 5 English schools in Toronto and Vancouver, Canada

Posted by Livio Capalbo

Jul 4, 2014 12:02:00 PM

If you decided to study English in Canada, the first question that comes to our mind is "What is the best English schools in Canada?" There is lot of great options to choose in both cities, so I decided to create this blog post to help you to decide. The list of the best 5 schools in Toronto and Vancouver is based on my personal opinion. I recommend you to watch the videos and visit the schools profiles on ESL Explorer's website to pick at least 2 options and then get in touch with one of our student's advisors to assist you.

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How To Participate in the ESL Explorer World Cup Promotion

Posted by Livio Capalbo

Jun 30, 2014 1:46:00 PM

During the World Cup you can get an official jersey of the national team of your choice. 

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Topics: World Cup, promotion

Running a Marathon in Vancouver, by Kei Akita

Posted by Kei Akita

Jun 27, 2014 8:41:00 AM

Hello, I would love to talk about one of my exciting spring memories in Vancouver. On May 1st, my dad, mom and my sweet younger sister came to visit Vancouver. Their purpose was to enjoy some family time with me and running a Marathon in Vancouver together. 

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Topics: Canada, Vancouver, destinations

Colleges in Vancouver - Canada, focused in Digital Media

Posted by Livio Capalbo

Jun 25, 2014 2:02:00 PM

This post is part of a series that will cover the Digital Media industry in Vancouver, Canada. As I wrote in my previous post, British Columbia is considered a leading, world-class media hub for the Digital media industry. The province is blessed with its close proximity to the US West coast and is considered a gateway to Asia.

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Topics: Canada, Vancouver, college, digital media

Digital Media jobs in Vancouver, Canada

Posted by Livio Capalbo

Jun 19, 2014 4:27:00 PM

Canada was named by KPMG the world's most tax competitive country for business in the world. The companies  "Competitive Alternatives 2014: Focus on Tax" report released revealed that Canada "remains the most tax competitive country for business globally."

That’s one of the reason why Canadians have a growing digital media industry. Collectively, Briish Columbia has 600 digital media companies, which employ about 16,000 people and generate $2.3 billion in annual sales. These tech jobs in BC deliver higher salaries than the average for the province, with the average salary for a high tech worker at $1,440 a week, 60 per cent higher than the provincial average of $870.

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Topics: Canada, Vancouver

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