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February 26, 2020
Per regulation, all SEVP-certified schools must be recertified every two years. A school’s certification expiration date (CED) is exactly two years...
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August 31, 2015
There are more than 9,000 Active M-1 students currently in the United States, according to recent data from the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System. Who are these M-1 students and what do they study?M-1 students are not enrolled in the traditional, academic programs like F-1 students....
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July 30, 2015
As an M-1 student at a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school, you must maintain your status while you study in the United States by following the international student rules associated with your visa type. It is just as important to maintain your status during the summer...
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April 28, 2015
All prospective F and M international students must pay the I-901 Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) Fee prior to applying for a U.S. student visa and entering the United States. Active F and M students who were issued a Form I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant...
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February 13, 2015
Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day; a holiday commonly celebrated in the United States where you remind your family and loved ones how much you care for them.  As an F or M student, you may want to bring your dependents to live with you during your studies in the country. Dependents include your spouse...