More than 1,000,000 students opting USA for further studies and experience lifestyle in this marvellous country. Moreover, the USA has the highest international student population in the world and now they make up over 5% of all students in higher education and their numbers are rising.
Indian students can study in the US with a relatively easy visa application process. To obtain your visa without any problems, you must carefully follow all the instructions. Following is a step-by-step approach for applying for a student visa for the United States:
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Heating costs between $50 and $100 per month. Internet costs between $45.00 and $50.00 per month. A phone plan costs $50.00 per month. The landlord typically pays for water, sewer, and trash. If not, those services cost between $50.00 and $75.00 per three-month period.
When applying for your student visa for the US, you will generally need:
Additional paperwork that can be needed includes:
To application process for the F1 visa you have to follow these steps:
Students in F-1 visa status must do the following:
1. You may work off-campus only with prior permission from the USCIS;2. You must attend the specific school for which your visa has been approved;3. Your spouse and children (in F-2 status) may not work in the United States; and,4. You may not apply for a U.S. Green Card.
An international student holding F-1 visa, are allowed to travel internationally outside the U.S. and domestically within the U.S.
F-1 students are expected to maintain a complete course of study. They may stay in the US for up to 60 days
Yes, you may apply to change to a different status while on an F-1 visa. Many students change from F-1 to an H-1B, allowing them to work for a company in the United States. Other visitor and work visas are also available.
The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exams are the most common language tests for American universities. Recently, the Pearson English Test started to be accepted in the United States.
To qualify for an F-1 visa, a student must meet the following requirements:
1. Be proficient in English, unless you are coming to the United States to participate in an English language training program. In some cases, the school may make special arrangements to teach you English.2. Prove that you have sufficient funds to complete your education.3. Be coming to attend a full course of study by a school approved by the USCIS.4. Have a Form I-20A-B issued by your school