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Have you considered an online US or International University?

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Have you considered an online US or International University?

Hey, just curious, for those of you who are wanting to continue your education, have you thought about an online US or International University? I am currently finishing up my BSBA degree from an US state university even though I am a Canadian Citizen without dual citizenship or US PR. For the cost, I am also going to be applying for Masters degrees from other US institutions as well, like an MBA or MIS... what about you?
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UCLA extension is excellent. Great school, world-class Professors. It's a public university with the resources of a top-notch private university.

Also, tons of name recognition in Canada. University of Toronto and UBC have some name recognition, but people in Ontario aren't that aware of UBC. UCLA has tons of name recognition globally from Toronto to Shanghai to Mumbai. You sit at the bar with Earls King Street with a UCLA hat or shirt on, or an airport bar people won't fail to comment (especially USC alumni).

Even if you're sitting at a Toronto bar there with a UofT shirt, no one will say anything. No one outside of Ontario knows what Schulich is. People outside Ontario will wonder why you spell "Ivey" with an "e". People know what UCLA is though.

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