Planning

Filing Taxes as an International Student
Filing Taxes as an International Student

Every year, Americans complain about paying taxes. But if you thought you were in the clear because you’re an international student, think again. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the U.S. government agency that collects taxes, and they have a strict deadline of April 15 (or the following Monday if that falls over the weekend)...

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Organizations
Organizations

We know, you’re a really busy person and you don’t want to waste time searching for individual ways to help pay for college. So we’ve provided you with a list below of some organizations, government offices, and companies that offer resources about scholarships, student loans with no cosigner, and more money-related topics specifically for international...

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Useful Publications
Useful Publications

You may find some of the following publications helpful. Additional references can be found in the bibliography. Before you order a copy, check whether your library has a copy. The USA Embassy in your country may have copies in their library. Most USA embassies and consulates can provide basic information about studying in the US....

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Financial Planning Worksheet
Financial Planning Worksheet

If you’ve started to consider your costs for school as an international student in the USA, you’ll realize that in order to keep on top of everything you’ll need to stay organized. That’s where this worksheet comes in. Estimate all your expenses by filling out this form, and keep updating it as necessary. We can’t...

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Calculating College Costs
Calculating College Costs

Before you even decide which college to attend, you’ve had to spend hundreds of dollars to take standardized tests and other entrance exams. You’ve paid for credential evaluations and for application fees, and you’ve even paid postage for sending some of those documents to each school you considered. And now that those costs are behind...

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