About Us

Our History

Education Effort simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions on one platform. Founded in 2016 by brothers Martin, Meti, and Massi Basiri, we’ve built partnerships with over 200 primary, secondary, and post-secondary schools, and work with 1,500+ recruitment partners, to drive diversity on campuses across Canada and the United States.

To date, Education Effort has become the world’s largest online platform for international student recruitment, assisting more than 40,000 students with their educational journey. In 2019, Education Effort was named the fastest-growing technology company in Canada by Deloitte, ranking #1 on the Technology Fast 50™ list.

Our team has grown rapidly in the past 4 years, and we now have 100+ employees. The Education Effort headquarters are located in downtown Kitchener, ON, with staff members in more than 20 other countries including India, China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Nepal, Bangladesh, and the United States.

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Vision & Values

Not every student will close substantial learning gaps in a year-in any kind of classroom. ffuman development seems woefully inattentive the standardized test schedule. Our best teaching happens as we vigorously respond to students, not to mandates.”

Sean Smith

Student Liason

John Kinney

Prof. Psychology

Antonio Romano

Prof. Foreign Studies


Christy Johannsen

Prof. Arts & Humanities

Dave Carrey

Sports & Recreation

Marco Estavez

Prof. Environmental Science


Success Stories




Happy Students


Years Experience

Popular Courses

We come across individuals who are highly educated and hold several degrees. But when it comes to experience, they are not as trained and knowledgeable as some others with lesser education and degrees in a specific field. Today there are enormous courses that one can opt for, but not all courses are job oriented courses and provide the same level of returns when it comes to yielding the benefits in your career. Though gaining knowledge is the primary motive to pursue these educational courses, individuals are also more focused on the career scope and opportunities after pursuing the course. Choosing the right career path and course is not just about getting a job at the end, it is also about investing money and time appropriately. Here are the top job oriented courses and the opportunities available for the candidate to help them make smart decisions:

Computer Science


Networking For Beginners

Psychological Sciences


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