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Overdraft fees is the fee charged when withdrawal from your bank account exceeds the available balance, creating an overdraft. The bank charges you a fine or penalty in such a scenario, to cover the cost of the transaction, known as overdraft fee or non/sufficient funds (NSF) fee. The average Overdraft fee in the United States […]

Harrisburg University Overview: Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is a private institution in the United States of America that was founded in 2001. It is located in the heart of downtown Harrisburg, the thriving capital of Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 387, and the setting is Urban. (Source: https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges/harrisburg-university-of-science-and-technology-39483 ) It […]

Moving to a new country is a challenge in and of itself and usually means you will incur quite the cost as you establish your life in a foreign land. Just buying flights for the whole family and moving your life over to the United States might leave a dent in your savings account, or […]

Buying a dream home is exciting, but applying for a mortgage can be daunting, especially if you’re applying for a mortgage in the US as a nonresident! The application process requires a huge amount of paperwork and documents. There is also usually a lot of uncertainty as to whether you will qualify for a loan […]

Wells Fargo MedCap Loan is a student loan that covers the cost of education including living expenses, tuition, books, computers, lab supplies, etc.; for medical students and healthcare professionals in the field of nursing, dental, surgery, medical and other health-related programs.   Wells Fargo MedCAP Alternative Loan Features   Loan Payments are required to be […]

As per the F-1 Students Regulatory Board, OPT Students can travel abroad on certain conditions. They require additional documents and paperwork to be able to come back to the US. Though there are certain risks involved, as OIE does not guarantee that the students will be granted admission by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) upon […]

Grace period is the amount of period you can stay in the US on F-1 status, before and after the duration of your study and training there. As an F-1 student, your US visa is granted for the duration of your academic program plus grace period and not until a specific date. So, it’s important […]

Despite having only 5% of the world’s population, the United States of America attracts 20% of the immigrants from across the world. Clearly, it is one of the most diverse nations in the world — a popular destination for highly-skilled and educated immigrants, housing a vast number of non-citizens. But even with such a substantial […]

Why are so many people applying for a second master’s degree in the States? And what is CPT? Is CPT the same as OPT? All these and many more questions come to mind when you talk about working in the US. Read on to learn more, or check out our video CPT and Second Masters […]