Stilt Blog: Loans for international students, F-1, H-1B, L-1, J-1, O-1, TN, and DACA holders

 

Attending a university in the United States is a tremendous and exciting opportunity that gets many international students really excited. The benefits can be great, but what about the cost? Unfortunately, a college education in the US is very expensive — for citizens and internationals...

You are defined by your credit score by most lenders in the United States, and with bad credit or no credit, you can be at a disadvantage when you need something that requires a loan. One typical suggestion for those to overcome their credit score is...

According to the Institute for College Access and Success, in 2012, 71% of all college graduates had student loan debt, with the average loan being $29,400. When a student graduates from college, they should experience joy from their newfound success, yet loans become a burden...

Adjusting to life in the US is difficult. Everyday demands to survive are stressful enough, yet immigrants must face those demands on top of figuring out the ins and outs of a new culture. Most immigrants arrive with no US credit history, and credit is essential...

College students are often responsible for paying tuition, rent, transportation, food, and much more. They also have the responsibility of staying on top of their studies, attaining internships, and still finding personal time for themselves. For a busy student juggling academics, internships, clubs, and a social...

When F1 visa students finished their academic program, they may find that they do not want to return to their home country. Unfortunately for them, the F1 visa requires them to leave the US within 60 days of completing their academic program. With no time to...

Do you hope to study in the US? Or have you already been accepted to a US school but have no idea what to do next? All foreign students who attend an academic program within the US are required to attain a temporary visa to enter...

H1 Visa Holders are foreign nationals who have gotten hired by American companies, and who likely have a specialty skill or extraordinary ability that the company needs. They get temporary work status because their employer has recruited them and championed their visa application. But what about...

Being an international student in the United States can be tough. First, you need to understand the foreign system you have just gotten yourself into and then proceed to learn how to navigate it without the perks of being a resident or U.S. Citizen. Getting simple...