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Jackie Phelesteen’s story

I arrived in the US three years ago in October 2012 accompanying my husband who is pursuing PhD degree in electrical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). I am on F2 visa which doesn’t allow me to work. I…

Sweta Jaiswal’s Story

The idea of living in the United States was very fascinating and exciting for me. When my husband got an opportunity to work here in 2011, I didn’t give a second thought to the move. We had completed an year…

Quora: A better addiction

A scenario: You are on a dependent visa in US and your New Year resolution is to find a job with visa sponsor ship, or it is to crack the GMAT so that you can get into your dream University.…

Mrunalini Gadewadikar’s Story

Hello, my name is Mrunalini Gadewadikar. When I recall my story about how I got a job in United States, I find it quite interesting. My husband was a student in US and after marriage I moved to United States…

TOEFL tips by Shruti Garg

In August 2014, I appeared for TOEFL exam and I could clear the test with good marks. My education in English and three years of stay in US helped me to pass the test easily. But some preparation is needed…

Meetup.com

When we move to a new country, we feel desolated and desire for company of others. But, often we hesitate to come out and network/socialize with new people. Mostly we want to be with people who have common interests, share…

Public Libraries

You have arrived in a new country and have left your job, lifestyle, friends and family behind. Basically you have left all the social life around you. And here you are in a country which seems welcoming but it looks…

Shruti Sachdeva’s story

I moved to US in June 2011 soon after getting married. My first destination was Cincinnati where my husband was pursuing his PhD. Before moving to US, I was practicing dental surgery in India while also working as a lecturer…