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Donald Trump and the US F1 Visa Policies

Dec 1,17

Ever since Trump made clear his intentions with regard to visa policy for immigrants, the number of international students, especially those that follow Islam, have been understandably dropping. These unfriendly policies have definitely impacted Indian students as well. Irrespective of what religion they follow, the number of Indian students wanting to study in the US has been adversely affected. However, it isn’t all doom and gloom for students still interested …

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Top 11 Alternative Careers for Biotechnology & Life Science Graduates | Hot Jobs Outside the Lab & Academia

Oct 18,17

Biotechnology and life sciences are no doubt booming industries. Both sectors offer excellent career opportunities in India and abroad. However, due to various factors, biotechnology and life science graduates quite often struggle to find suitable jobs, especially in India. Two reasons are – lack of proper employability skills (technical and non-technical) and lack of knowledge about alternative career options, i.e. careers outside lab and academia. I had previously discussed the …

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Careers for Women in Technology Companies Are a Global Challenge

Oct 10,17

An interesting article from the New York Times about the challenges that women face working in the technology sector.  We here at Stoodnt take this issue very seriously and have top notch counselors who can help you.  Let us know if you need help. European women working in the technology field are very familiar with the concerns expressed by their counterparts in the United States — too few girls and young women studying …

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Is USA still a Good Study Abroad Destination for the Indian & International Students?

Sep 6,17

Of late, there has been tremendous hullabulla with Trump Presidency, safety issues of Indian and International Students studying in the US, job uncertainties in the US. So, I would take this opportunity to give you some insights so that you can take a better-informed decision. The US President Donald Trump has introduced (or proposed) quite a few vital changes in the immigration laws. However, the international students are least likely …

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Political Climate Change causes drop in applications from International Students

Sep 4,17

Political climate might keep International Applicants away. Nearly 40 percent of U.S. colleges are seeing declines in applications from international students, and international student recruitment professionals report “a great deal of concern” from students and their families about visas and perceptions of a less welcoming climate in the U.S., according to a survey conducted in February by multiple higher education groups. More than 250 American colleges and universities responded to the survey, …

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How will Trump’s presidency affect international students in the US?

May 26,17

Trump Effect on International Students in the USA It’s far too early to know for sure exactly what the impact will be. Now, in terms of impact, there are personal impacts and job impacts. In terms of job impacts, it seems highly unlikely that anyone who is well-educated will do poorly in the short term. The US has tremendous economic opportunities for people who are skilled in high-value fields. Those …

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