How to have a stress free immigration?

A new dawn awaits you as you fly to your dream study abroad destination — the US! Whether your start is a roller coaster ride or a smooth sail will completely depend on your interaction with the very first person you will meet on arrival.  Well, you don’t have a choice.  Meeting this person, the [...]

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Collegepond November 15, 2019 0 Comments

How to deal with homesickness when studying abroad?

Everyone expects studying abroad to be an incredibly exciting experience. However, one phenomenon that can hamper the entire experience is “homesickness.” Mostly fuelled by the cultural shock, homesickness can be a little daunting to deal with. Here are a few valuable tips, which will help you overcome homesickness with ease during your study abroad journey. 1. [...]

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Collegepond October 30, 2019 0 Comments

How to deal with culture shock?

With its gigantic size, geographical difference, varying climate and eclectic mix of different ethnicities, USA like India is a land of diverse cultures. Like any other country, USA too has its unique characteristics which make it exclusively “American”. When a starry-eyed student lands in the US with high hopes for future, the initial flurry of [...]

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Collegepond October 24, 2019 0 Comments

Is there a change in the H1B visa application process?

President Donald Trump, the 45th POTUS, took charge on January 20th with multiple clouds of apprehension about the policies that he had promised to implement. With the Executive Order (EO) on January 27th restricting immigration from 7 countries, these apprehensions looked to be materializing sooner than expected. With the number of students applying for higher education in the [...]

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Collegepond August 19, 2019 0 Comments

What are the implications of STEM OPT extension?

In order to improve and expand the training opportunities, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is all set to issue a new rule regarding the student visa regulations on optional practical training (OPT) for students who are earning degree in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) from the US universities. As per [...]

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Collegepond July 6, 2019 0 Comments
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