Travel & Living



15

May'17

How to apply for SSN as International Student

Social Security Number (SSN) is the Unique number given to a US Citizen living in USA, Immigrants and anyone authorized to work in USA (International Students on F1 Visa who have a job, H1B Visa). This article tells you how to apply for SSN /getting SSN Card and the use of Social Security Number (SSN)in USA and some key points about SSN and F1 visa. How to apply for SSN …

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15

May'17

Tips to enroll courses at US universities

In India most of the universities have system of fixed courses each semester, which means subjects will be same for everybody in a particular semester. But coming to US education system, you are free to choose courses. So it is important when/what to choose in course menu. Your department will offer specific courses each semester, you can select from the options. Tips for Course Selection Follow these basic principles of …

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15

May'17

Immunization Requirements for International Students at US Universities

Immunization and Vaccination requirements for International students at US Universities. Tests and Vaccinations required before travelling to USA. Where to get the Immunization certificates? Immunization and Vaccinations for International students US Universities require all students joining the university to provide proof of immunizations against 1)Measles 2) Mumps 3) Rubella 4) Tetanus 5) Diphtheria 6) Pertussis 7) Hepatitis B 8) Meningococcal meningitis 9) Varicella (chicken pox) Usually students need to download …

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15

May'17

Shopping list to travel USA

Clothes and apparel 1. T-shirts (round neck) – 8 2. T-shirts (collared) – 3-4 3. Jeans (stick to blue/black) – 6-7 4. Formal shirts – 3 5. Formal trousers – 2 6. Undergarments – at least 15 pairs (very important) 7. Formal suit – 1 complete set 8. Ties – 2-3 9. Shorts/three-fourths – 5-6 10. Track pants – 2-3 11. Swimming trunks – 1 (if you plan to swim …

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15

May'17

How to Buy Health Insurance in USA?

Health Insurance is the most important thing you need to buy as soon as you reach USA. This articles talks about health insurance costs at US universities, health insurance deductibles, how the insurance system works etc. Health Insurance System in USA Hospital costs and medical bills are very high in USA. For example, In India we pay 50-200 rupees for doctor visit when you have cold or cough. But in …

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15

May'17

Apartment Leasing and Living tips in USA

Most of you are currently in USA and are about to rent an apartment. Here I am giving you some tips before signing apartment lease which would help you to avoid fines when you are vacating the apartment. Apartment Leasing and Living Tips Some tips for leasing an apartment in USA and apartment living. Sign short-term leases Worst thing in USA in renting an apartment is – you need to …

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15

May'17

How to find Best Laptop Deals in USA

Learning to find a laptop with required configuration at best price is our goal in this article. Without going through each and every laptop company website and wasting time, you have popular deals websites that could get you Best laptop deals. These deals websites list excellent laptops deals from almost all manufacturers. Mos of the indian students in USA regularly follow these website. Best laptop deal Websites 1) Deals2Buy Most …

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15

May'17

How to Buy a Cell Phone in USA

This article is especially for Fall 2012 students who want to buy a cell phone. If you don’t have any relatives or friends to help you to buy a cell phone after entering USA, you must read this article to purchase a cell phone. As we see Vodafone, BSNL, Reliance in India, US has four major networks(carriers). 1) AT&T 2) T-Mobile 3) Verizon 4) Sprint Restrictions/Confusions in buying a cell …

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15

May'17

US Visiting visa (B-2) for parents to attend Graduation Ceremony

This article talks about B-2 Visiting visa – US Visiting visa. If you want to get your family members or relatives for your gradwalk, you need to apply for B-2 Visa. To Obtain B-2 Visa, you need to go through same process of Filling DS-160 form, Visa Interview as you did for F1 Visa. This article also lists the documents required to attend B-2 Visa and discuss about requirements for …

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15

May'17

What to Carry while travelling to USA?

What to carry while travelling to USA? List of things to get from India to USA. Documents Required for immigration. About important Things to carry like Phones, Books, Kitchen Items, Food, General Wear. All about things while travelling to USA and to cover initial stay in USA as a student. First of all some common questions and their answers which will solve your major doubts about the things to carry …

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15

May'17

Few Things You Should Know Before Moving to USA

Moving to the US is an important event in your life. Going to a new country is a great experience especially if you are planning to pursue higher education from there. There are many new things that one should know before actually moving there. Many cultural aspects, knowing things about regular transportation, language familiarity, and a little knowledge about the place will make your experience smoother. Make sure that you …

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