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Student Visas: Staying “In Status” (or How to Avoid Trouble)

Once your program begins, you’ll have plenty to do and not a lot of time to think about much other than studying so here’s a cheat sheet for how to avoid trouble with the USCIS while you are a student in the United States.   Your eligibility for employment, transfers, program changes and reentry depends on maintaining lawful status so this ... Read More »

Featured Testimonial: HBS (also accepted to Wharton, Kellogg and Columbia)

I have been privileged (and very lucky) to work with, in my view, the best admissions consultant in the market. I heard about Bryan from a few of my friends who had used his service during the 2010-2011 season and had achieved amazing results. The first free consultation via Skype convinced me that he is a reliable and trustworthy character, ... Read More »

Student Visa Chats: The Visa Interview

(NOTE: This is Part 2 of 2. See Part 1 here. And contact Michele Rabin directly if you have any questions.)   The day has finally arrived. Eat a good breakfast, be on time and be prepared to wait.  And wait.  The appointment time on your confirmation is usually the time you are able to line up, not the time ... Read More »

MBA Interview Tips #9 – Guiding the Interview

Whether my clients are native or non-native English speakers, almost everyone tells me their biggest interview concern is getting a question they aren’t prepared for. One way to reduce those chances is to try guiding the interview in the direction you want to go. I’m not saying you should be a politician and only hit your talking points while avoiding ... Read More »

Student Visa Chats: Introduction and the Student Visa Application Process

Since many of you will be facing the student visa application process soon, we thought it would be a good idea for some of my first blog posts to provide you with information about the immigration-related issues that will affect you while studying in the U.S. I’ve spent much of my career advising students on these matters and have served ... Read More »