Category Archives for Credential Evaluation Services

Foreign Credential Evaluation for CPA: Here’s What I Recommend

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Question: I did not get my degree in the US. How do I know if my coursework fit the educational requirements?” Answer: Get a foreign credential evaluation for CPA. Here is an overview on what evaluators do, and how to pick the right one for your application: Note: Texas evaluate the transcript themselves. Candidates do […]

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FACS (Foreign Academic Credentials Services): Pros and Cons

Foreign Academic Credentials Services (FACS) was established more than 30 years ago to replace the former AICPA Foreign Academic Credentials in 1982.  FACS is a charter member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. FACS is accepted by most state boards of accountancy. The service fee is among the lowest at $100 for many […]

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NIES: NASBA Evaluation Service for CPA International Candidates

NASBA is the association of the US State Boards of Accountancy. Its mission is to enhance the effectiveness and to advance the common interests of the State Boards, and one of the latest services offered is an international evaluation service (NIES) for international CPA exam candidates.  State Boards That Accept NIES Evaluation Over 50 states […]

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SpanTran the Evaluation Company: Pros and Cons

SpanTran exists for 30 years in the field of foreign academic credential evaluations. Their academic evaluations and translations are inquired by foreign students who want to study in the US, for those who require professional licensing, military enlistees and employment credentials. SpanTran is a member of NACES since 1996. Pros and Cons Pros Only photocopy […]

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Center for Educational Documentation (CED): Pros and Cons

The Center for Educational Documentation (CED) was established in 1976. It is an independent agency and collaborated with major organizations that provide professional services in interpretation of educational credentials of the persons who studied abroad. They do statements of educational equivalency for colleges, universities, professional association, government agencies and public school systems. CED is NOT […]

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World Education Services (WES): Pros and Cons

World Education Services (WES) is the largest non-profit credential services organization serving the international education community  since 1974. It performs more than 50,000 evaluations every year for students, job seekers and immigrants around the world. WES is a founding member of NACES. WES Pros and Cons Pros One of the biggest evaluation services Clear instruction […]

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A2Z Evaluations: Pros and Cons of this Credential Evaluator

Matthias Bretschneider founded A2Z Evaluations in January 2009 after working for twelve years at another member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), the final years as senior evaluator and President/CEO. Applicants can reach Mattias directly by email, phone, SMS, Skype, or in person at his office. A2Z Evaluations is a member of NACES. Pros […]

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Foundation for International Services (FIS): Pros and Cons

Foundation for International Services (FIS) has been a leading provider of international document services since 1978. The company provides foreign credential evaluations and professional translations for both individuals and organizations. FIS is a member of NACES. Cons Expensive – starting from $225 for one-month service Online application tracking service not available Submission Details Original documents […]

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Foreign Credentials Service of America (FCSA): Pros and Cons

Foreign Credentials Service of America (FCSA) is a private company established in 1987 for the purpose of assisting individuals, corporations, and educational entities in the interpretation and comparative evaluation of international academic credentials. FCSA is NOT a member of NACES. Note: FCSA is not affiliated with FACS (Foreign Academic Credentials Service) Pros and Cons Pros […]

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Education Records Evaluation Service (ERES): Pros and Cons

Education Records Evaluation Service (ERES) was founded in 1985. Their evaluations are accepted throughout the United States by the hundreds of agencies, Licensing Boards, Employers and Educational Institutions. ERES is a member of NACES. Pros and Cons Pros Relatively affordable at $100 Candidates can email color scanned copy of documents to ERES for evaluation Rush […]

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