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You want to travel to the US but are unsure if you are able to because you do not remember the last time you visited the country nor do you remember which visa you went in with? If you have not tracked your travels recently and need to know them to re-enter the country, you […]

If you are considering studying in the United States, you have probably heard some horror stories about students being deported or universities being placed on a “blacklist”. This can make deciding on what school to apply for a very trick process. Nobody wants to go to a school that is involved in a scandal or […]

If you are in the United States on a H4 visa, you will be aware that you are not entitled to an SSN, Social Security Number. However, in order to file your taxes, you do need a unique identification number. This is called an ITIN, Individual Taxpayer Identification Number. Applying for your ITIN can be […]

So, you’re applying for an H1B visa and want to know what your chances are of getting one. Aside from following the procedure perfectly and getting in all of the required documents ahead of time, there is still a word that might scare some of you: Cap. Before you freak out over the one word […]

You have to make some serious life decisions and you want to make sure you make the right one. Although we can not tell you exactly what you should do, we can give you some guidance as you weigh the pros and cons in your decision making process. In this case, we will be debating […]

If you are a student in the USA on an F1 visa, you are probably unsure of your visa’s conditions and your rights to work. You are probably keen to get to work and wondering about about things like whether you are allowed to work on or off campus and if you can work once […]

Every year, thousands of students decide to do a semester abroad in the United States. The more extreme die-hard US university fans find themselves dedicating their whole degree in the United States with an F1 visa. Some students on the F1 visa might not know this, but the F1 visa allows international students to do […]

Every year, thousands of international students come to the United States to do an exchange semester or their studies abroad. Because of the high cost of education, many choose to work on-campus jobs while studying. Aside from the income, getting an on-campus job at an institute or department you are passionate about can be beneficial […]

Congratulations! You are officially a doctor now that you have finished medical school. But, to be a practicing doctor you need training in the form of medical residency. Medical residency is different from medical school, it is first hand training on the job. Here is a step by step guide to starting and understanding your […]