Did you know that, by law, international students (and all aliens in the US) need to change their address with USCIS within 10 days of moving? If you get overwhelmed with official government paperwork – do not panic! The process is quick and easy and can be done online. Go to the USCIS change of […]Read more "How To Change Your Address With USCIS As An International Student"
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)"
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"