Among the hundreds of thousands of well-qualified applicants each year there is a small minority who will attempt to gain admission with fraudulent documents. Instead of trying to detect false documents after they have been submitted, credential evaluators need to prevent them from being submitted in the first place by adopting and enforcing rigorous standards for receiving academic credentials.
WES developed this whitepaper to help institutions select qualified candidates, minimize fraud, and protect the integrity of their admission process.
This guide includes tips on:
- How to recognize international education credentials
- How to ascertain the status of awarding institutions and programs of study
- How best to communicate with issuing institutions