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  • International Students in Canada: Your education, skills, experience, language ability and youth give you a significant advantage with Express Entry.
  • Multiple Express Entry profiles won’t improve the chances of an invitation to apply by the CIC. It may lead to refusal if you submit multiple profiles.
  • Passing CRS score in the last draw was 451 as of April 17, 2015.
  • Express Entry is an application management system; not a new immigration program.
  • The points from Federal Skilled Worker Program is not gone and has not been replaced by the Express Entry ranking system.
  • Just because you didn’t get an invitation in a recent round doesn’t mean you’re never going to get an invitation in Express Entry.
  • Express Entry invites are based on rank in the pool. Education, language skills and experience are factors.
  • Express Entry has not changed the CIC program requirements for CEC, FSWP and FSTP.
  • CIC speculates Express Entry will hot sweet spot with CRS points between 350-450
  • Express Entry candidates need to provide language test results in English or French when creating their profile.
  • If you study in English or French or come from an English or French speaking country you still need an approved language test for Express Entry.
  • Multiple Express Entry profile will not improve your chances of an invite.
  • Express Entry is so fast, it is like immigration on hyperdrive.
  • If you have a Canadian degree or diploma you will get points under Express Entry. You do not require an ECA for a Canadian qualification.
  • Express Entry allows CIC to compare applicants; allows applicants to where they stand in real time.
  • Express Entry profile requires candidates to indicate proof of funds even if exempted.
  • Express Entry candidates must maintain points through to electronic application filed; update profile if points change.
  • Job offers are asset but not required for Express Entry unless needed to meet program eligibility.
  • Express Entry is expected to produce over 100,000 Invitation to Apply per year.
  • As of April 30, 2015, employers can see Express Entry candidates JobBank profiles.
  • Express Entry is not about the next in line but the best in line.
  • Express Entry commits to 6 months processing in 80% of cases.
  • If you have foreign education and want points for Express Entry you need Education Credential Assessment (ECA).
  • Be truthful in your Express Entry profile. Misrepresentation could bar you from Canada for 5 years.
  • International Students: You don’t need a job offer or Labour Market Impact Assessment to get an Express Entry Invitation.
  • You can get more points in Express Entry with language test result in your second official language (French for example for those whose first official language is English).