ECE® Aid recipient stories from Iraq
My dream is to get the master's degree and then the Ph.D. in English linguistics and literature. I wish I will be a professor and help people. I really appreciate ECE evaluators for helping me out. Thank you very much.
- Hussein Al-Rubaya
Hussein Al-Rubaya is a teacher from Iraq who hopes to become a professor in the U.S. When he first arrived, Hussein tried to pursue a master's degree in English linguistics but struggled to get admitted. His desired institutions in the U.S. did not understand his previous studies and transcripts from Iraq, and Hussein was starting to fear he would have to start his quest for a Ph.D. all over with undergraduate work.
Hussein found help with Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS), a participant of ECE® Aid. Fortunately, IRIS understands the importance of what an academic credential evaluation can do for someone and the opportunities that can open up through an evaluation from ECE. IRIS awarded Hussein a fee waiver, and now with an ECE® Report, U.S. higher education admissions officers are able to better understand Hussein's bachelor's degree, credits, and grades in U.S. terms.