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

 

If you are coming to the United States as an international student you are probably wondering if you will be able to give yourself some extra income by working while you are here. Once you hold a valid F1 visa you will be able to...

If you are planning on getting an international student loan while you are studying in the United States, you are going to need a cosigner to have any chance of having your loan application approved. You simply won’t have a good enough credit score to...

If you are thinking of applying for an H1B visa in 2018 you have probably been wondering about the various fee attached to each application. It can be a costly process and it is not always clear where the money is going. In this article...

When relocating to the U.S.A., it is important to embrace all aspects of American culture to ensure your transition is as smooth as possible. One very important factor to remember is that there is a strong tipping culture here, particularly in restaurants where the standard...

International students in America on a visa are often strictly limited in the time they have to obtain a degree. This lends a considerable urgency to their quest and restricts their educational options. Those seeking Master of Science or Master of Business Administration degrees require...

Your credit affects all sort of aspects of your life, from getting a loan to getting a job. But how do you find out what your credit is saying about you? And what should you do if there is a mistake? Below we’ll show you...

What is CPT? The Curricular Practical Training, i.e., CPT is a compulsory employment program for students on an F1 visa. It is required to complete the degree program, usually consisting of supervised fieldwork. Here is a more thorough post on the details of the CPT that...

The United States is host to some of the world’s great universities. Every year, hundreds of thousands of international students head to America to receive a higher education. But while the United States offers top-tier schooling, it comes with a hefty price tag. The rapid...

We will give you an overview of the H-4 visa. This is a visa for family members of people working in the US on an H-1B visa. There have been recent updates in the rules that give additional benefits to H-4 visa holders. The important...