Research the perfect home stays during your college experience

Homestay

When planning your study abroad experience, every part of the process takes a lot of research and dedication to make sure that you have all the information you need. Finding a place to stay during your stay in a foreign country can be overwhelming but, fear no more! I’m here to talk to you about home stays and how they can be a great way for you to get the most of your study abroad trip. Home stays offer the benefit of being surrounded by people who are excited to learn something from you and your culture as well as hoping to offer you the ultimate American lifestyle. There are many types of home stays in the U.S. that offer different things that can be negotiated between the person applying for the home stay and the host family. Home stays can range from immersive families all the way to basic room rental. Immersive families offer the familial feeling [...]

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How to travel to Canada with F-1 Visa

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Summer holiday is just around the corner and have you decided where to go outside of the U.S?  Give yourself a break after all the hard working last semester. Canada is a great place to go and you can have yourself some fun there. It is an attractive and convenient travel destination for international students in the United States. Many foreign students in the US take the opportunity and travel to Canada with F-1 Visa. They could explore North America and experience the exciting cities, vast natural landscapes, and distinct cultures that Canada has to offer. So why not take this summer to broaden your horizons? Before you go, consider these two important factors to travel to Canada with F-1 Visa: 1- Ensure that all your United States immigration documents are in order so that you will not have any problems returning to the USA. F-1 Student Visa Holders will require A valid SEVIS Form [...]

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How to Rock the F-1 Visa Interview

F-1 Visa Interview

F-1 Visa interview is so important that it would decide whether or not you can go to study abroad.  Although there is no specific question that they would ask, some general questions might appear during the interview.  For example, they may ask you about your studies, funds, sponsors, your chosen university, your destination of study or anything. My suggestion is always be prepare but do not feel nervous about that. Here are some questions that might be asked during interview. Why have you chosen this university? Who will sponsor your education? How will you pay for your stay in the US? Why do you want to go to the US? Why don’t you study this course in your own country? Why have you chosen this course? Why do you want to go abroad? Do you have any family there? Who earns in your family? What do you know about course [...]

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How to get F-1 Visas and make your studying abroad dream come true

F-1 Visas

I was so excited when I first got the acceptance letter from University. However, I found it is such a tedious process for international student to get F1-Visa to study in the U.S. and Canada. There are a lot of materials that you need to prepare before going to U.S. embassy. Here are the steps that I did for my Visa application that I hope can help you in gathering all the necessary paperwork! Step1. Presenting the Required Document you’ll need: • Form DS-2019 (Certificate of Eligibility) issued by your program sponsor. • Other supporting documents – check the specific embassy or consulate website. This may vary from different collage. • Passport valid for travel to the United States. • Completed Online Form DS-160, nonimmigrant visa application. • Fee receipt showing payment of the $160 visa application fee. • 2×2 photograph, meeting format requirements(white background) • Your admission letter. • [...]

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Pursue your college degree in the U.S.

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Working for you college degree is one of the most tedious but exciting moments in your life. Learning concepts and putting them to practice in a manner in which will help you learn how to do your job is the rewarding part of your college experience. What if you could learn those concepts and put them into practice somewhere out of your country while working towards your college degree?  Studying abroad is one of the best ways that one can get the capability of being out in the real world and get closer to achieving their degree. Many of you have possibly played with the idea of studying abroad and need help picking a place to make your home away from home during college. Fear no more, because a great option to choose is to pursue your college degree in the U.S of A! Choosing the U.S. to get your [...]

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