July 19, 2010
Ten Ways to Help with Cultural Adjustment
Adjusting to life away from home can be difficult, but living and studying in a different country is something else altogether. Here are some ways to help with the cultural adjustment:
1. Keep in regular contact with family and friends,...
July 7, 2010
Permission for Foreign Students to Work
There are only certain types of employment legally available to international students studying in the USA, and they must apply for permission to work.
Students with an F-1 visa may accept practical training employment or off-campus part-time employment only after nine months. Note that F-1 students may accept on-campus or curricular practical training (non-paying) when authorized by the...
July 5, 2010
What to Expect from On-Campus Residence
Each year, thousands of students get the full benefit of the university experience by living in residence. Each residence has its own unique atmosphere based on the interests of the students who live there. But wherever you live, you can expect some standard features such as furnished rooms (includes bed, desk, chair, and bookshelf), a variety of meal plans, study space,...