Different countries have different ways of naming people. For example, in South America, people tend to have two different last names and they both appear on all official documents – the father’s last name followed by the mother’s last name. However, in normal day to day, most people tend to only use the father’s last […]Read more "How I Ended Up With Two Different Names In The American System (And What You Can Do So It Doesn’t Happen To You)"
It is really common for international students to underestimate the true cost of going to college in the US. You soon realize that the money you’ve been budgeting for tuition does not include the cost of books, housing, food, and travel expenses, let alone funds to go out with your friends. So, as an international […]Read more "School Is Getting Too Expensive. What Are My Options?"
Many international students in the US have the misconception that if they need extra money, they are only allowed to hold on-campus jobs. Even though in general terms this is correct, there are some situations where international students can be authorized to work off-campus. It’s called Curricular Practical Training (or CPT). CPT allows international students to […]Read more "Getting Your First Off-Campus Job"