International Student Blog

International Student Blog

Additional Costs for International Students

October 27th, 2012 by Jennifer Frankel

Though the best things in life are free, a college education – especially for international students – is not. Students from abroad are not only are typically required to pay out-of-state tuition rates and fees even at public universities, but also are subject to a variety of additional costs for international students that their domestic…

Top Five Schools Offering Financial Aid to International Students

October 19th, 2012 by Jennifer Frankel

Although financial aid has become a way of life for college students the world over, the fact that many of of the most famous sources of funding in the US are off-limits to international students may come as an unwelcome surprise to many would-be international students and scholars. All is not lost, however! While few…

Loans for Indian Students

October 12th, 2012 by Jennifer Frankel

Indian students comprise a large segment of the US international student population and they, like so many of their peers, have been driven in recent years to seek out international student loans. As the cost of higher education in the US continues to rise – at an annual average of 6.2% over the last 20…

Conditional Loan Approval

October 3rd, 2012 by Jennifer Frankel

The vast majority of international students in the US have F-1 Student Visas. Before they can be issued an F-1 visa, however, applicants must submit a valid Certificate of Eligibility (also known as an I-20 form) to the US Department of State in addition to the usual visa requirements. Because an I-20 can only be…

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