Things to do after reaching USA on F1 Visa as International Student :

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I was digging through some of the information I collected back in the days when I came to USA as a student on F1 Visa. I found this list; I have added some additional things as necessary and removed some that are not important.   These are the list of things you have to do. The recommended order is based on …

F1 Visa stamping interview Experience. Actual F1 visa questions asked.

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One of our readers Vishal would like to share his F1 visa stamping experience of 2006. It is a little dated; some of the logistics and visa procedures might have changed, so be aware of it and verify the information on procedures. Nevertheless, the essence of visa experience and questions asked are always fresh and helpful to others. He wrote …

F1 Visa Defer admission in US schools. I20, Visa issues, Fees? Process – How to Defer?

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After going through the complete process from studying for GRE all the way through visa stamping, occasionally due to family situations, financial situations or medical conditions you may not be able to attend the US school for the term you applied though you have visa. This post explains the process of deferring admission in US Universities and other commonly asked …

Sample- New I20 given if your CPT is approved

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Some of you might wonder, will I get a new I-20 when I get CPT approved. Yes, you will get a new I20. Here is a sample of New I20 that the Designated School Official (DSO), typically International Student Advisor, gives if your CPT is approved. First two pages remain same, only the last page changes with the CPT employer …