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Glossary of Confusing Words: March Madness Explained

by Sebastian - Posts (17). Posted Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 9:46 am

As the end of March approaches, so does a sporting event that captivates almost everyone in college (and many who have long graduated), March Madness. I got the inspiration for this post from the excitement of having my own school’s team – the University of Kansas Jayhawks – making the finals, to be played tonight. […]

More Student Visa Advice From a Visa Officer

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 9:07 am

You might remember we have previously shared advice from visa officers for getting your student visa.  They explained how to set yourself up for a successful visa interview by applying early, coming prepared with the correct paperwork properly filled out, and being able to show that you will return home after your studies. In a […]

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State Dept Increases Student Visa Processing Fee

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 8:08 am

The State Department has announced that, as of April 13, it is raising the visa processing fee for student visas. The fee will now be $160, up from $140. What other costs can you expect? Students from some countries may pay a visa reciprocity fee.  Look up your country here: Reciprocity by Country As a […]

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