A Tax Guide for F-1 International Students

How do you feel about tax season? Like U.S. citizens, international students are also subject to filing taxes during their time in the states. Find out more about how you can prepare in advance and handle taxes with confidence.

Cultural Differences

Identifying your goals, long-term and short-term may help you understand what you want in a career. Although Vu wants to network, she feels her shy personality may get in the way of that sometimes, as well as her cultural differences.

For the Culture

Coco Zhu is a student at Seattle Pacific University, who considers herself trapped in China by restrictive visa laws. Zhu hopes to get to America as soon as possible, where she is confident she’ll make friends, but is still unsure about how she’ll manage the OPT process.

Job searching post-graduation for Ericka Tenefrancia

Finding a job while in school, versus after graduating has been more challenging than Tenefrancia anticipated. Talking to employers about sponsorship options have also posed frustration, as job postings appear to be misleading. In this blog post, Tenefrancia shares how employers and company websites can improve their career pages to maximize employment opportunities for international students like herself.

From Vietnam to Amazon

Anh Vu is an example of success. His journey from being an international student from Vietnam, all the way to a recruiting coordinator at Amazon, should give all international students hope for the future.

A Woman’s Journey to Master the Stock Market

Many people think the stock market is gambling, but for Nhi Nguyen it’s the key to her future. Find out how a young international student turned her love for analytics into an opportunity for success in America.

Coming to America Was a Dream

Some companies refuse to hire international students because of misconceptions about how difficult it is to go through the hiring process. It’s hard to navigate internship sites and find jobs accepting international students. Still, Johnny believes in the American dream.

A preacher’s son trying to find success in America

Given Tanri has lived in the US for 10 years. He came here with his father, who entered the country to attend Wheaton College in Chicago. When his family went back to Indonesia, Tanri stayed, and he’s been chasing the American dream ever since.