Posted on Monday, April 22nd, 2013 under International Students, Jobs, Living in the US
An F-1 visa can complicate things for students looking for work in the summer.
As you might expect, there are a few rules you must follow if you want to get a job and maintain your F-1 visa.
The most important guideline to remember is that you cannot get an off-campus job during your first year in college. You may be able to get one after your freshman year, but you will need to contact USCIS first to get approval.
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Posted on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 under International Students, Translation
Transcript translation has one rule that supersedes all others: transcript translations must be accurate.
When you’re sending your transcript to a foreign institution, you want to be sure that you and your grades are being represented correctly. There are a few things you can do to get the most precise transcript translation possible.
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Posted on Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 under International Students, Jobs, Living in the US
International students have several options for jobs, whether your goal is to generate income during college or get some experience to put on your resume.
All you need during your job search is an idea of the kind of work you want to do, and a basic understanding of your student visa, before you start applying for jobs.
From on-campus jobs to volunteer work, find out what’s right for you.
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Posted on Friday, January 4th, 2013 under International Students, Living in the US, Student Life
If you are an international student who has not yet used American social media, you may be missing out.
There are several platforms in the US that can make various aspects of college life easier, and they are all free to use.
Learn some of the types of social media American students use when searching for a job or just looking for something to do after class.
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Posted on Monday, December 17th, 2012 under Academics, International Students, Study Abroad
If you’re a prospective college student hoping to study in the US, you’ll have to prepare for the visa application process thoroughly.
But simple mistakes can affect whether or not you’re issued a visa.
So it’s important to know in advance what missteps to look out for, and be sure to avoid them when applying.
» Read More of Applying for a US Student Visa
Posted on Monday, September 10th, 2012 under International Students, Living in the US
International students: want more American friends?
According to a study written about in the Chronicle of Higher Education, more than a third of international students say they do not have close friends in the United States.
If you are among the international students who would like more American friends, take note of some tips for making friends in the US.
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Posted on Monday, June 25th, 2012 under International Students, Student Profiles, Study Abroad
Kotchaphorn Mangkalaphiban came from Chiangmai,Thailand, to the US to study abroad. During her time in the US, she has been able to look past the many cultural differences, eventually gaining the life experiences she was seeking.
Kotcha’s photo was taken on an airplane above the Pacific Ocean, and it won second place in our recent study abroad scholarship contest.
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Posted on Monday, May 14th, 2012 under Graduate School, International Students
The number of graduate school applications submitted by international students to US schools has increased over the years. In fact, the number of applications from students outside of this country has increased steadily for seven years in a row.
Though China seems to have the highest number of students that submit a graduate school application to US schools, several other countries feature students who are also apparently interested in going to graduate school here.
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Posted on Thursday, January 26th, 2012 under International Students, Translation
If you’re applying to a college in the United States, you’ll need diplomas and other academic documents translated into English. Providing these documents is one of the most important parts of your college application, and you want to make sure it’s done right.
Here are the reasons that a professional translation of your diploma, transcripts and other academic documents is best (if not absolutely required).
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Posted on Monday, January 16th, 2012 under Choosing a College, International Students
If you are an international student in the middle of choosing a college in the US, your search may feel overwhelming at times. This is understandable considering there are more than 2,000 four-year colleges in the US!
Visiting a college is the ideal way to find out if a campus is for you, but it’s not always possible. However, choosing a college is achievable without having to travel all over the country.
» Read More of Free Ways of Choosing a College in the US
Posted on Monday, April 25th, 2011 under International Students, Scholarships, Study Abroad
Your votes are in and the judges have made their decisions: we have our winners for the 2011 scholarship photo contest for students who have studied abroad — or will be studying abroad soon!
We received hundreds of entries – photos from all over the world of landscapes, people, architecture and nature that dazzle the eye with descriptions that melt the heart. If they don’t inspire you to study abroad, I don’t know what will!
We know it’s not easy to pick that one photo that represents why you wanted to study abroad, but this year’s submissions were extremely impressive.
It was tough, but we narrowed it down.
» Read More of Announcing the Spring ’11 Scholarship Winners