There are hundreds of thousands of Asian students coming to the USA to learn English, to experience life in the USA, for their higher education and other cultural exchange programs. Even though Asian students are usually known to be quick adaptors as international students in USA, it is at times a challenge to adapt to life in the US, such as the different university life, weather, cultural and academic changes and even food habits when compared to the Asia.
International students in the USA would spend their first few weeks getting acquainted with their new campus, coursework and making new friends. It is good to become familiar with your college environment early in the semester. You can focus more on your courses and academic learning as the semester progresses.
International student are expected by their universities to purchase student medical insurance. This is very important given the high costs of healthcare in the USA. International students simply cannot afford to be uninsured while e studying in the USA.
A J1 Visa is a non-immigrant visa for individuals who are traveling on work or are making a short term visit to USA as a student or scholar in US Universities. This is a unique visa that allows the individual to both study and work.