Parents want the best for their children, and providing them with the opportunity to study in the U.S. is one way to make sure they have successful futures. But attending school in the U.S. is expensive, and you might be stressed about how to pay for it. You may have considered that your child could get loans from the U.S. government, but, unfortunately, even though government loans might offer a low interest rate, international students who attend school in the U.S. do not qualify for a federal loan.
“We would like to alert you to a cyberbullying scam that is becoming prominent among international students.
Students are receiving friend requests and subsequent video calls from fake Facebook accounts. The friend request is often from an account that is part of many student groups and seems genuine.
We know financial topics can be confusing, with terms and consequences you may not understand. Whether you’re a student or parent, looking for a loan to cover costs now or in a few months, we’re here to help you by clarifying the differences between fixed-rate and variable-rate loans. But we’ll let you decide which option is the best for you!
We know international students face special challenges when conducting a job search. That’s why we’ve teamed up with immigration attorney Art Serratelli and professional career coach Jason Levin to launch a new FREE 10-part webinar series exclusively for international students.
If you received your Social Security Number (SSN) from the U.S. government, you might have been warned that you should leave your card at home or keep it somewhere safe. The main reason for this is to protect your identity (ID) information from being stolen. But what is ID theft?
The U.S. is one of the top countries for students who are looking to avail of international education from the best universities. But the cost of education can make it difficult to determine if spending that money is worth the salary you’d earn later.
In the U.S., you must have the total funds available for the entire planned period of study before you start school. Scholarships can be a great support in financing your education, and you should explore more about it before planning to study in the U.S.
As an international student, there are many aspects of the university enrollment process that can be overwhelming—including purchasing health insurance. Even if you rarely get sick, it’s important to ensure you are covered in the event you have an accident or are injured.
Whether you’re seeking your first job or trying to network with potential employees or talents in your job fields, you should attend career fairs. Sending out your resumes and applications online might help you feel productive, but connecting with recruiters and talents in person is even better and will get you further in your career. So get yourself prepared now!
If you got your first credit card in the U.S. and started building your credit history, now you need to start learning how to manage it. You might have heard of the term “credit score” from time to time, and it’s absolutely an important element within your credit history. But what does it mean and how can you check it? Keep reading to learn more!
If you’re an international student ready to apply for your first U.S. credit card, keep reading!
You know you have to build your credit score if you are living in the U.S. You absolutely need a credit history in the U.S., but you aren’t building one if you pay with your debit cards or cash. And the sooner you start building it, the better!
You can’t build credit without having credit, and sometimes you can’t get credit as a student without a credit history. With a credit card, so you can get some credit history when you pay your bill each month. So where to start? We’re here to help you from the very beginning, and we’ll suggest credit cards that might work for you.
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