Translation Services: Services for the Internationally Minded

6/22/2014 04:38:00 PM · 0 comments

In the past two years, I have acquired such a breath of knowledge pertaining to international education. My international students come from thousands of miles to study in the United States, with hopes of attending some of the most prestigious universities in the country. Sometimes, it’s not the easiest transition, as documentation can often pose challenges for the family and student. International documents are often sent to translation agencies for language translations. Those documents sometimes include transcripts, financial and bank statements, and any legal related forms. The forms are often required to be in the second language of the speaker, for instance if a student is on an F-1 Visa.

Living in Florida, we are only privy to one translation agency, however I’ve come to find that many of my students are now having documents transcribed in the UK prior to attending institutions, or even just visiting on a work visa. It’s important to remember, however, to consider whether or not the agency you’re using is an accredited provider. To be quite honest, there aren’t many that are. Look for companies that not only offer language translations as well as many other services, but also agencies that have achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification as well as the DIN EN 15038 norm. This will ensure that your documents are in safe hands, and the process is seamless.

Homeless man reunites with brother through poetry and Facebook

4/04/2014 06:47:00 PM · 0 comments

Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho was homeless in São Paulo, Brazil, for nearly 35 years, and became locally known for sitting in the same spot and writing every day. In April 2011, he was befriended by a young woman named Shalla Monteiro. Impressed by his poetry and wanting to help him with his dream of publishing a book, she created a Facebook Page to feature Raimundo’s writing. Neither could have expected what happened next. Share this amazing story by clicking below.

Couple belts out a tune at the gas tank

5/25/2013 11:33:00 AM · 0 comments

If you need a smile today, listen to this smooth couple belt out a tune at the gas pump.

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