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Why Aren’t Americans and International Students Becoming Friends?

Why Aren’t Americans and International Students Becoming Friends?

Why Aren’t Americans and International Students Becoming Friends? by Jessica Stahl – Posts (427). Posted Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at 1:28 pm   Yesterday we learned that American students like having international students on campus. Only 10% of the American students who took our anonymous survey (a survey designed to find out what Americans really […]

International Students & Culture Shock

What is “Culture Shock?” Culture shock refers to the anxiety experienced by an individual when changes occur in his/her environment. These changes include the absence of familiar surroundings, family, and support systems while confronted with the task of assimilating to a new culture. Culture shock may be experienced by any person who spends an extended […]

What Employers Should Know About Hiring International Students

Processing time for the authorization of CPT varies at each institution. Employers should check with the student’s institution for an approximate turn-around time. International students on F-1 visas are eligible for both curricular practical training before finishing their studies, as well as 12 months of OPT. However, students who work full-time on curricular practical training […]

Homeland Security orders visa review for international students

Homeland Security orders visa review for international students

Azamat Tazhayakov seen in undated photo WASHINGTON The Homeland Security Department ordered border agents “effective immediately” to verify that every international student who arrives in the U.S. has a valid student visa, according to an internal memorandum obtained Friday by The Associated Press. The new procedure is the government’s first security change directly related to […]