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Top 5 Financial Mistakes College Students Make

As students are learning the responsibility of living on their own in college, they’re also learning financial independence. Creating healthy habits early will go a long way to ensure they graduate on strong financial footing. Here are the…

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6 Free Apps You’ll Need in College

Your smartphone doesn’t always have to be a distraction away from school. When used properly and at the right time, your phone can help you a lot inside and outside of the classroom. Instead of carrying stacks of…

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The International Student Guide to Building a Budget

In addition to building a credit history with a U.S. credit card, an important part of financial success for international students on F, M, and J visas is building a personal budget. Budgeting carefully allows you to: Save…

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Why You Need a Credit History

5 Opportunities to Take Advantage of a Credit History International students on F1 visas know that a credit card is a way to manage daily expenses and build a credit history in the U.S. But they don’t always…

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How to Apply for a Job in the U.S.

Today we’re sharing the best résumé we’ve ever found and tips on how to make your own better. We spoke with Sandra, a tech recruiter at Twitter, for some insight on what she looks for in a qualified…

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Track Your H-1B Visa Application

Many international students seek an H-1B visa to work in the United States after graduating from an American university. While their American colleagues focus on job seeking, the added steps involved in getting an H-1B visa make the…

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How to Explore the U.S. This Summer for Cheap (or Free)

If you have no firm plans after the academic year ends (and a flight home sounds too expensive), it might be time to explore the country outside of your campus. The United States is a massive place: each…

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The Modern Student’s Guide to Online Safety

A safe online presence is as important as home security. For international students, online safety is an even greater concern than for their American counterparts. The risks of travel, connecting to foreign servers, and using multiple financial sources…

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3 Ways to Stay Connected to Home

Staying connected with your family when they’re just 100 miles away can be a challenge. So what do you do when you’re separated by an ocean and an expensive plane ride? Once the hard work of getting into…

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How to Get an F-1 Visa

The process of getting a student visa takes work and time but it’s not as challenging as it may seem—75% of applicants each year receive the F-1 visa for full-time students. The most important thing you’ll need is…

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