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

 

The higher education system is expensive in the U.S. especially for international students who have limited access to financial aid and other grants. Over 80% of international students have to use loans to fund their dream of studying at a U.S. university. Depending on the country...

You worked really hard to attend your dream school in the U.S. It takes months of preparation, a lot of energy, and commitment to be an international student. But you finally made it here. There are a lot of things you need to learn about the...

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 while studying to afford their studies. Sometimes, students choose to work for non-economic reasons-...

There has been a lot of confusion surround the proposed High Skill Integrity and Fairness Act 2017. Media speculation and grumblings from the Trump administration have led to some worry and confusion among current and future H1B visa applicants. In this article we will look...

International students can always use some extra money during school. They are anyways buried in education loans at high interest rates and anything they can save can help them in the future. Some international students are financially savvy and good at saving/making money during school. We...

In 2014, a new rule was issued by the DHS, Department of Homeland Security, that would allow H4 visa holders to apply for an EAD, Employment Authorisation Document. The rule came into effect in 2015 and was made to give an extend period of employment...