As an international student on an F-1 or J-1 visa, it is your responsibility to ensure that you are maintaining proper immigration status. Below is some important information that you should follow to assist you in maintain your status.
Most international students are in this status, as it enables study toward a specific educational objective.
J-1 Student Status
The J-1 student category is an option for students who receive qualifying financial sponsorship or who are participating in a formal university exchange program.
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Additional Important Information
Culture Shock and U.S. Culture
Most people traveling outside of their own countries experience a level of culture shock – the process of adjusting to a new country and new culture. Even people who have lived in numerous countries experience culture shock every time they go to a new place. Given time, culture shock will lessen.