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December 18, 2018
As 2018 ends, Student Exchange and Visitor Program (SEVP) Director Rachel Canty highlights the program's achievements throughout the year in the...
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August 30, 2018
While you are studying in the United States, take steps to protect yourself from scams that target international students. Scammers often try to impersonate government officials to intimidate you into giving them your personal information or money. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which...
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October 31, 2017
Whether you are a current F or M international student or you are still deciding if you want to study in the United States, it is important to consider campus safety.Keep these campus safety questions in mind as you go through the international student life cycle.Prospective International...
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May 24, 2017
While you study in the United States, it is important to be aware of common scams to help keep your personal information safe. Here are a few specific tips to help you avoid them. Phishing Attacks In May 2017, thousands of people in more than 150 countries were affected by the WannaCry ransomware...
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April 12, 2017
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certifies U.S. schools and programs to admit international students to ensure the schools are legitimate. To find out if a school or program you are interested in attending is SEVP-certified, please refer to the School Search tool on Study in the...