Tag: F1 Visa

2
Apr

The on & off campus Study Guidelines Part I: What to know about US university’s COVID updates for International Students?

  It has been challenging and troublesome to understand whether going abroad for higher studies would be a wise choice considering the pandemic’s stressful situation in the outer world. All the study abroad aspirants aiming to enter into any reputed college which offers their selection of subject or course have had a recent stumbling block on their road to fulfilling

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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25
Oct

OPT & allied health insurance – overview and importance

What is OPT? Optional Practical Training (OPT) allows international students with student visa (generally F-1) to take up full-time or part-time jobs in the US during or immediately after completion of their higher studies. If permitted by United States Citizenship and Immigration Service, they can work for a period of 12 months despite not having H1B visa. However, students who

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