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The United States is one of the most educated countries in the world. It has an excellent educational level where most of the institutions are internationally accredited and recognized.

Below are some of the reasons to study in the USA;

  • The United States is the leading destination for international students worldwide.
  • The country offers international students a dynamic system with many job opportunities.
  • It is possible to study in the United States with an F1 visa and take your dependents (wife and children) with an F2 visa.
  • It is possible to study in the United States for up to 12 weeks with a Tourist visa (semi-intensive courses).
  • The United States has most of the world-renowned institutions.

Steps to Study in USA

So, if you desire to study in the US, below are the steps to follow;

  1. Make Your Research

Here are some major questions to assist you with this research;

  • How much does it cost to live in the United States?
  • How to go to study in the United States?
  • What types of English courses can study where and how much?
  • What is the cost of living in the United States? Accommodation, food, transportation…
  • Are Americans understood when they speak?
  • Will I be able to visit places like the Grand Canyon or Route 66?
  • Are there such incredible landscapes that I see in the photo?

Answering all these questions and many more is a basic need for you to make your decision. For all this, search, ask, compare there and if you want, ask us.

  1. Apply for Visa
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You must apply for a study visa if the course exceeds 20 hours per week and/or is longer than 12 weeks.

If you already have a tourist visa, it will help you to take a course of up to 20 hours per week for a maximum of 12 weeks.

The United States student visa has a cost of USD 160 plus the cost of SEVIS which is USD 350.

These costs can be paid online with a credit card.

  1. Make Payments

Your course must be paid in full after completing the visa process. Accommodation can generally be paid for monthly.

  1. Proof of funds   

To process the i-20(student visa) you will have to show that you have approximately USD 1,000 for each month of stay, plus the cost of the course and air tickets.

The embassy accepts savings account, checking account and CDT from any financial institution. If you need a sponsor or sponsor, this can be direct family only (parents, grandparents, siblings and uncles).

  1. Find Accommodation

Finding accommodation in the United States is generally easy. There are several possibilities: renting a university room on campus (alone or with others) or sharing a flat not far from the campus.

In the large universities, there is a program that allows students to stay two weeks at the start of the semester in a university residence (or with a host family) while they find accommodation.

Do not hesitate to contact the international students’ office of the American university for information.

  1. Get a Student job

A student’s visa allows you to work on-campus only – and not off – for a maximum of twenty hours per week.

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If it is a large school, there are many possibilities to find one student job, whether in the cafeteria, the library, the gymnasium, the bookstore, the restaurant … But if the campus is smaller, there are fewer opportunities

International students are also in competition with American students who can find a job off-campus, but for the sake of convenience, you should consider working within the campus.

Conclusion

I believe that this article should serve as a guide for you if you intend to study in the USA. Therefore, you are only required to take action.

Meanwhile, you should ensure that you share the article with your colleagues online interested in studying the United States. Thanks.

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