PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS EVALUATIONS
BASED ON ACADEMICS AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE
assess the foreign educational credentials of the candidate. These
evaluations determine the level of education and number of years
completed, as well as the field of specialization. Academic
evaluations consider the educational system of the foreign country,
the quality of the university attended by the candidate, the credit
hours and number of years of coursework, the nature of the courses,
and the grades attained in the courses.
for an academic equivalency evaluation: copies of all diplomas,
transcripts, and postgraduate degrees.
Evaluation is an in-depth analysis of all academic coursework
completed by the candidate. The course-by-course evaluation analyzes
each course completed by the candidate in the context of the
educational system of the foreign country, the reputation of the
university, the subject matter of the course, the credit hours
completed, and the grade obtained in the course.
We then convert the
coursework, credits, grades, and overall grade point average
attained by the candidate in the foreign institution into the
equivalent measures according to US standards. The course-by-course
evaluation concludes with a determination of the equivalency of the
foreign credentials in terms of US academic standards.
Documents Required for a course-by-course evaluation: copies of all
diplomas, transcripts, and postgraduate degrees. Transcripts should
specify, at a minimum, the credit hours completed by the candidate
and the grades obtained in the courses.
Evaluations of Education, Training,
and Employment Experience
assess the professional background of the candidate by analyzing
formal education, training programs, and work experience. These
evaluations are prepared in accordance with the equivalency ratio of
three years of work experience for one year of college training,
promulgated by the US Citizenship and Immigration Service.
Positions of employment
are analyzed in terms of job titles, responsibilities, training
opportunities, managerial duties, and the role of the employer
within the specific industry. Work experience evaluations typically
are performed by university professors with authority to grant
college-level credit in the particular field of study.
Documents Required for a work experience evaluation: detailed resume
specifying jobs held, names of companies, month/year, and job duties
supporting letters from previous employers, specifying periods of
employment, job titles, and job duties diplomas, transcripts, and
Professional Position Evaluations
analyze the proposed job to be held by the candidate in the context
of the industry, size and business activities of the company, job
duties, managerial responsibilities, and educational prerequisites.
Trustforte's evaluators assess whether the position typically
requires a bachelor's-level degree, qualifying as a "specialty
occupation." Additionally, the position evaluation determines
whether the candidate's educational and/or professional background
qualifies for the proposed assignment.
for a professional position evaluation: background information
regarding the company, consisting of date established, number of
employees, annual revenue, and nature of business activities job
description specifying title, job duties, managerial
responsibilities, and educational prerequisites draft of supporting
letter from the employer candidate's diplomas, transcripts, and
postgraduate degrees, supporting letters from previous employers
specifying periods of employment, job titles, and job duties.
Expert Opinion Letters are
comprehensive analyses of the educational and professional
achievements of a candidate performed by recognized authorities in
the field of specialization. These advisory opinions and peer
assessments are used to support cases for extraordinary ability
aliens, outstanding researchers, national interest waivers, labor
certifications, and O-1 classifications.
Expert opinion letters
review the credentials, achievements, and innovations of the
candidate in light of industry standards and the outstanding
accomplishments of colleagues in the specific field. Advisory
analyses are prepared by Trustforte in collaboration with university
professors, scholars, research scientists, industry executives, and
other leading authorities.
Documents Required for an expert
opinion letter: detailed resume specifying jobs held, names of
companies, month/year, and job duties, supporting letters from
previous employers specifying periods of employment, job titles, and
job duties, diplomas, transcripts, and postgraduate degrees, draft
of supporting letter from employer publications and conference
presentations, newspaper articles, prizes and awards, reference
letters from peers.
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