Visa Requirements Category

Blog posts that address visa requirements for particular countries.

Insurance Requirements and Options for Studying Abroad in France

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Ten of the top 25 study abroad destinations for US citizens are inside Europe- number four on that list is France, according to the 2011/2012 Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Open Doors report. The latest report shows that there were 17,168 US students who studied abroad in France during the last academic year- a 0.9 [...]

 

5 Tips to Make Sure Your OPT Application Goes Smoothly

Monday, July 7th, 2014

F-1 visa holders are required to return to their home country within 60 days of graduation. The only exception, besides a visa status change, is to apply for Optional Practical Training.  Optional Practical Training (OPT) is a special opportunity for international students to further hone their skills by working in their field of study. Here are [...]

 

International Student Insurance Requirements for Denmark

Monday, June 30th, 2014

If you’re planning on studying in Denmark as an international student, you might be wondering what you need when it comes to meeting the international student insurance requirements for Denmark. The answer is- it will depend on your situation. First, it’s important to realize that Denmark has nationalized healthcare. This means that eligible citizens in [...]

 

Top 5 F1 Visa Interview Questions

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Applying for a F1 student visa to study in the United States can be a long and tedious process. Once you finally make it to the interview at the US consulate, you’ll want to be ready to tackle any questions that are thrown at you so that there is no doubt that you are a [...]

 

Health Insurance for International Students in Italy

Monday, May 5th, 2014

If you’re planning on studying in Italy you more than likely already know that it’s a country that offers a number of top notch educational institutions for students to choose to study at. With its deep history and large amount of museums- it provides the perfect backdrop for an international education. If you’re going to [...]

 

Insurance for Studying Abroad in Russia

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Students studying abroad in Russia get to experience one of the most exotic, vast countries in the world. While the size of Russia alone is outstanding, the cultural diversity and educational advantages of this special country are many. But venturing into the unknown comes with increased risks. The change in climate and exposure to new [...]

 

Insurance for International Students in Japan

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Japan has become a popular destination for international students and it’s no surprise. Japanese educational institutions offer high education standards as well as affordable tuition. Like all people studying internationally, you will want to consider your health insurance options while you are in Japan. Your options differ depending on the longevity of your stay. Here [...]

 

F1 Visa Application Cycle

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Many students want to study in the United States, but most don’t know where to truly begin. To be legally admitted into the US to attend a university or other academic institution you will need to apply for a F-1 student visa. The process to obtain your F-1 visa involves 5 specific steps that must [...]

 

F1 Visa Students Have Work Opportunities Too

Monday, December 16th, 2013

College is expensive. It’s no secret, and many students find themselves working at least part-time to finance their education and living expenses. But working during college is not just about making money, it’s also about building a resume and gaining first-hand experience in your field of study. International students have even fewer options when they find [...]

 

Top 10 Ways to Fail your F1 Visa Interview

Friday, November 1st, 2013

All international students know the stressful feeling of applying for and interviewing for an F1 student visa. Many students prepare for months, only to be denied their visa. The truth of the matter is that on paper, you might meet every qualification, but if you don’t have the right answers for your interviewer and be [...]