10
Jul

Trump’s F1 Visa Ban Brings Trouble for Everyone, Including US Govt.

A day after the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ECE) announced that it was going to send international students back to their native country if they are pursuing entirely online course in the US, top academic institutions such as the MIT and Harvard have decided to take the govt body to court. On Wednesday, July 7, the concerned institutions filed

Read more

4
Jul

COVID-19’s LATEST VICTIM? US VISA

Ever since Donald John Trump got elected to the White House in 2016, he has been quite harsh on the issue of immigration. From pressuring immigration department to go slow on H1B visa processing; asking US corporations to hire ‘Americans only’; putting toddlers in cages, to building a wall across the 3,000 km border between the US and the Mexico,

Read more

1
Apr

Possible after-effects of COVID-19 outbreak on US

Pandemics are not a new phenomenon. There have been global pandemics in the past such as the Spanish Flu pandemic that killed over 5 million people worldwide between 1918 to 1920, and more recently, the SARS pandemic that killed hundreds of people worldwide. However, what makes the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic deadlier than its counterparts is due to the fact that,

Read more

3
Jan

5 things to keep in mind before changing course or university midway in the US

To err is human, to rectify it is smart. There are times when one realizes that the path that one has taken is not going to take him or her to the desired destination. Deciding which college or university to study in or which study program (course) to get enrolled in requires meticulous planning. However, sometimes, despite clear focus and

Read more

11
Nov

10 things to consider while packing your bags before traveling abroad for studies

Traveling abroad for studies can cause a lot of anxiety, especially for those students who are venturing out of their home for the first time. Besides the usual apprehension about facing uncertainties in foreign shore, there is also a lingering fear about forgetting to pack something important that one might need while abroad. Therefore, in this blog Student Cover tries

Read more

2
Nov

Student Cover’s guide to studying in the US: Part 5 – Preparing for Departure

In part 5 of 5 part Student Cover’s guide to studying in the US, we focus on the things that a student must do after getting admission in the College or University in the US. These include getting education loan to finance the program, arranging relevant documents to travel to the US, getting oneself insured etc. Arranging Education Loan Education

Read more

29
Oct

British, Canadian & Australian universities gain as Trump tightens screws on immigration

For several decades, the US was the most preferred destination for students, especially for those from South and South-East Asia. However, more and more students are now seeking admission in colleges and universities UK, Canada and Australia. Last two years witnessed a 10% decline in the number of international students enrolled in higher education institutions in the US. According to

Read more

23
Oct

All you need to know about DS-160 form while applying for US Visa

Students going to the US for higher studies are required to obtain F-1 visa from the US Embassy or consulate in their respective countries. While applying for the F-1 Visa, students are also asked to fill certain forms that give detailed information about themselves as well as the purpose of the visit. DS-160 form is one such information form that

Read more

8
Oct

Everything You Need To Know About F1 Visa

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT F1 VISA   WHAT IS F1 VISA? F1 visa is a non-immigrant visa issued to students who come to the US for higher studies. An F1 visa is essential for any person who wishes to study either in a university, college, high school, elementary school, seminary, conservatory, language school or any other academic institution

Read more