Know about USA

Know about USA 

1. About US

federal republic consisting of 50 states.

The United States is the world’s fourth-largest country by total area.

East: ny, nj,ct,nc,sc,nh,pn,wv,ohio

West: Washington,California,Arizona,Nevada, Oregon

South: Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana,Oklahoma

North: SD,ND,Minnesota,Montana, Iowa, Illinois,Nebraska

2. Culture

Don’t assume every part of the US is the same. Manners and customs are slightly different in the South, the West, the Eastern Seaboard, and the Midwest

Basically, try not to talk in front of people in a language they don’t understand, unless you’re translating for someone

Don’t eat with your hands at a table unless it’s pizza or fast food

The United States of America is an ethnically and racially diverse country as a result of large-scale migration from many ethnically and racially different countries throughout its history

3. Weather

Texas: 6 to 25

NY:-5 to 25

Washington:-5 to 20

Illinois: 1 to 20

4. Geography

This has multiple effects on the whole way of living: big malls with sufficient parking opportunities are useful because they combine all kinds of things you need in one place, a lot of stores have built-in possibilities to serve customers by car (drive-in), even ones you would never see in Europe (drive through pharmacies, ATMs, coffee shops).

Summers are very hot and humid, spring, fall and winter .

Even nowadays corn and wheat production are two big parts of the US economy and enables industrialized meat production.

5. + and –

32,22,00,000 Crore Population

African Americans-13.2%, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia,SC, NC and Virginia, Some places in California

6. How many Universities

 2680 Accredited–Association of American Colleges and Universities 

US has a total of 4,726 

 Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

 New England Association of Schools and Colleges

 Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Western Association of Schools and Colleges


7. MS Computer Science

Most of from China, India, After Most companies who hire in job fairs, hire only US citizens or green card holders.International students need to entirely depend on references from their professors or rely on professional networking to get a job, or even an internship. Some students in their desperation also end up at job consultancies which only really offer a lot of IT contract based jobs

8. Benefits on student visa F1

Primary F1 Benefits

The F1 visa eventually offers you the opportunity to work legally on- or off-campus via CPT or OPT. opportunities at institutions dedicated to learning where students can gain valuable experience, create professional connections

Secondary F1 Benefits

travel throughout the U.S, also provides you with the opportunity to bring your spouse and any children under the age of 21 into the country while you are here studying-on F-2

If you would like to work off-campus, you need permission from the USCIS–US Citizenship and Immigration Services



F-1 students may not work off-campus during the first academic year, There are various programs available for F-1 students to seek off-campus employment, after the first academic year. F-1 students may engage in three types of off-campus employment, These three types of employment are:

  • Curricular Practical Training (CPT)
  • Optional Practical Training (OPT) (pre-completion or post-completion)
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Optional Practical Training Extension (OPT)

M-1 students may engage in practical training only after they have completed their studies. 

Path 1 (without internship)

  • Come to US in F1 Visa
  • F1 Visa (Student) till your Graduate.
  • Apply for EAD (or OPT Card)
  • Receive OPT  Card with new I-2o
  • Find a job using OPT within 90 days of OPT Start date.
  • Company applies for your H1B Visa

Path 2 (with internship)

  • Come to US in F1 Visa
  • Apply for Internship and get Intern offer
  • Get CPT approved with new I-20 ( CPT Guide )
  • Graduate with Masters degree
  • Apply for EAD (or OPT Card)
  • Receive OPT  Card with new I-2o
  • Find a job using OPT within 90 days of OPT Start date.
  • Company applies for your H1B Visa

For both F-1 and M-1 students any off-campus employment must be related to their area of study and must be authorized prior to starting any work by the Designated School Official (the person authorized to maintain the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS)) and USCIS.

10. Visa Types


M-1 Visa

If you plan engage in non-academic or vocational study or training at a U.S. institution then you need an M-1 vis




Reference: Create this as a page under Study in USA

11. Educational Loan on MS from USA Banks

Federal student loans are popular with US students studying in the US, but they are not available to international students.

specialized private education loans available to international students studying in the US.


students applying for loans must have a US co-signer in order to apply. A co-signer is legally obligated to repay the loan if the borrower fails to pay. The co-signer must be a permanent US resident with good credit who has lived in the US for the past two years. 

Prime Interest Rate-US Federal Reserve

LIBOR-London Interbank Offered Rate– is based on the British Bankers’ Association and is used on the London interbank market

12. Green Card--7 Ways

Job Sponsorship, Marriage, Asylum, 

Green Card lottery 50,000 green cards annually to people from all over the world, There are only two fundamental requirements–Oct and Nov, Note: low rate of immigration to the United State

 Military Service, Sponsorship by parent or child, Sponsorship by Business owning relative, 

13. Citizenship

Usually the qualifying categories include asylum based, family based, and work based

during the time you have attended school in the United States, you and your family have become political targets of your native government, you may be able to apply for asylum

  • Get a Job
  • H1B
  • Get Green Card
  • Green Card to Citizenship : 3 to 5 More Years

14. Popular American Companies


Bank of America


General Motors





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