Should International Students Cheer or Fear the New H-1B Visa Lottery Rule?

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In late 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services proposed a new rule that would change the way H-1B visas are allotted. Under the new rule, the H-1B lottery would give preferential treatment to international students with advanced degrees. To shed …

By Derek Loosvelt
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Is the Rise in H-1B Petitions from U.S. Employers a Good Sign for International Students?

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Last week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it received 201,001 petitions from U.S. companies for H-1B visas this year, a 6 percent increase over the number it received last year and the first time in three years …

By Derek Loosvelt
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4 Options for International Students Who Don’t Win the H-1B Visa Lottery

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This is the time of the year when employers start to get back to international students who weren’t selected in the H-1B visa lottery. This year, the U.S. government received 201,001 H-1B applications for a possible 85,000 visas. This means …

By Marcelo Barros
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7 Common Job-Search Mistakes New International MBAs Make 

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Coming to the U.S. to pursue an MBA as an international student is a huge accomplishment. You should feel very proud that you are where you are. However, don’t forget that you have a lot of work ahead of you, …

By Marcelo Barros
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Networking Tips for International Students

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Like many other international students, I was very focused on the academic part of student life when I arrived in the U.S. In my junior year of college, I suddenly felt this job-seeking urgency. I was only a couple of …

By Nan Liu Barnes
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