Travel Tips & Trip Ideas Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Study visa landmines

I'm applying for my student visa next week to come study in new york for a year. (i'm south african)and want to know if anyone has been through this process and can help me navigate this successfully. I have enough money for the duration of my stay, the school's acceptance letter, no criminal record, no proof of residence - still searching, i have every intention of returning at the end of my year. What are the unwritten do's and dont's to say or bring along, etc. Please help!

No Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Please Take Our Survey
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jan 20, 15 at 11:06 AM
View all Travel Tips & Trip Ideas activity »
  1. 1 finding last minute packages
  2. 2 Trip to Paris
  3. 3 Where to travel?
  4. 4 Hostel suggestions
  5. 5 trip ideas in May...
  6. 6 Travel Resolutions: Do You Have Any For 2015?
  7. 7 Honeymoon on a budget leaving Perth, Australia
  8. 8 Beach trip...florida or caribbean island in mid march
  9. 9 Why Do A Cycling Tour?: A review of various tour companies and general tips
  10. 10 Ideas for mid winter solo trip someplace warm or cold, but fun!!
  11. 11 Why Do People Bother With Tripadvisor?
  12. 12 Package to Paris, Flight Not Included. 2 Travel Insurance Policies Needed?
  13. 13 Scotland
  14. 14 Car Rentals are expensive!
  15. 15 Trip Report Goin' solo...nothing like it! (A trip report collection)
  16. 16 Moving from DC to Texas
  17. 17 Japan vs. California vs. Hawaii
  18. 18 First solo travel adventure! Please help!
  19. 19 Looking for a hat to wear in the rainforest
  20. 20 Your favorite, toddler-friendly international destination???
  21. 21 Travel Tote to attach to rolling bag
  22. 22 First Solo Trip in my 20s
  23. 23 Best ways to get around when you can't rent a car?
  24. 24 Which luggage scales?
  25. 25 Need suggestions for solo trip (2-3 weeks, next May)
View next 25 » Back to the top