Top 10 reasons to live in Canada

Posted by Phil Miller

Aug 1, 2014 11:27:00 AM

Some people say “Canada is the best country in world to live”. As a proud Canadian I couldn’t agree more. I have lived in many big and small cities across Canada including Ottawa, Toronto, Belleville, Kingston, and now Vancouver.

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Topics: Canada, destinations

A visa guide for travelling to the USA while studying in Canada

Posted by Fred Lai

Jul 29, 2014 11:32:50 AM

One of the most frequent concerns we get from students studying in Canada is regarding travelling to the USA. Many students who are studying abroad in Canada like to take advantage of its only bordering country to shop and sight-see, especially from cities such as Vancouver or Toronto due to the close proximity.

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Topics: Canada, USA, work visa

Immigrating

Posted by Livio Capalbo

Jul 28, 2014 10:43:00 AM

The decision to travel to another country and stay permanently (immigrating) is a big one. Immigration can be overwhelming and that's why you should analyse the conditions of each country in consideration. Whenever possible, it always helps to talk to people from many different countries. Ask questions about the cost of living, job opportunities and all the things related to your career so you can get a sense of the culture and lifestyle of each destination.

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Topics: Canada, immigration

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 decide to study English in Canada, the first question that comes to mind might be "What is the best school?" There are lot of great options to choose from, so I decided to create this blog post to help you to decide. For now, this list only covers our opinion of the 5 best schools in Toronto and Vancouver . For other cities, I recommend you to 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 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

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