Applying for Your Student Visa – The Basics By Jennifer Privette

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Similar to applying to university, applying for your student visa is not necessarily difficult. However, be ready to be organized, follow a lot of steps, and wait.

First, let’s go over what kind of visa you need. The most common student visa is an F-1 visa. The majority of international students studying in the United States are here on F-1 visas. J-1 visas are primarily for exchange students who receive a majority of their funding (51 percent) from an institution or government sponsor. M-1 visas are for students entering vocational programs.

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How Your Studying Habits Can Lead to Fast Employment By Alex Williams

If you think your study habits and employment prospects have little in common, you’re terribly mistaken. The way you treat your university curriculum is a pretty good indicator of your future approach to job-related tasks and obligations – and success in handling them, as well. Still, this doesn’t mean that you should put social life and hobbies on hold until graduation: it just means you’ll need a few smart study strategies to make the uni hassle easier to endure.

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5 Compelling Degrees for Business Wunderkinds By Dixie Somers

More and more young people are becoming entrepreneurs in some fashion and starting to wonder what the future holds for them and their careers. If you’re one of these people, you’re likely considering getting a degree, but you might not know which ones will be worth the investment. If you know that you want to go into business and have seen some early successes, consider these five compelling degrees for business wunderkinds.

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What All New Nursing Students Should Know By Eileen O'Shanassy

Being accepted into nursing school means you’ve already cleared one major hurdle on your path to a good career. But the next challenge of surviving nursing school is a big one. By now, you’ve probably heard how tough it is, and you’ll have a lot to think about and prepare for. Here are some things you should know as you prepare to enter nursing school.

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Tech Hubs Worth Moving To By Andre Smith

Being a career girl isn’t as easy as TV shows make it look. It requires confidence, grit, passion, and the freedom and desire to move around a lot. If you want to work for a tech startup, then those qualities become even more vital as you’re going to come up against a lot of competition. What can you do to stay ahead of the crowd and ensure you move to the city that is best able to accommodate your job and lifestyle?

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Thao Tran from Vietnam: Studying Biochemistry at North Seattle College

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WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO STUDY IN THE USA?

I want to stay independent of my parents, to gain more experience about life and exposure to a new culture. I have given myself many opportunities to find my passion by studying in the U.S.

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6 Ways Students Can Make Easy Money Online By Emma Miller

Students are often told that college is the best time of their lives. No doubt that parties, spring breaks, and all that fun on campus can be exciting and exhilarating, but there’s also the other side of the coin. Student loans can significantly ruin that otherwise amazing experience. Luckily, we live in a global village and there are lots of new ways to make money online and avoid the 9 to 5 grind. Some of these gigs require a set of basic PC and communication skills, while others are more complex but lucrative as well.

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How to Choose a Major That Fits Your Background and Education Level By Rachelle Wilber

Choosing your major in college is quite important. It will impact not only your future earning potential, but your overall level of satisfaction as well. Because of this, it is important to choose a major that fits your background and level of education. Consider these four strategies to accomplish just that objective.

 

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How to Earn Money As You Study in a Foreign University By Alex Hepgurn

While it is true that studying abroad can be exciting and satisfying, it can also, at times, create pressure on students who do not have strong financial support. While living according to an extremely different set of standards and style of living, one has to adapt and come up with ways to be able to survive and flourish.

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