What's the difference between translation, evaluation, and verification?

It is not unusual for a prospective applicant to ask a credential evaluator to “translate” their credentials. What they mean is really to “evaluate” the credential, though the confusion between the two concepts is quite understandable. First, the applica

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Coronavirus and Credential Evaluation: Challenges and Opportunities

As a credential evaluator, I was trained to be sensitive to social and political forces that may affect education. We know that all sorts of issues, from natural disasters to wars, can have ramifications on schools and schooling. I’m sure we can all come

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In a test-optional world, when does international admissions become an educated guess?

Standardized testing is not for everyone I don’t remember taking the SAT. That memory is buried deep, deep down with other stressful childhood experiences like skinned knees, flushed goldfish, and pretty much all of eighth grade. All of it. So imagine my

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