About the BookThe USA is an amazing place to study, party, tour, or just hang out with friends. Those who go there encounter a lot of new things, alongside the pressure to perform at school or college, which demand a lot of attention and time. The book has been written for those who have a drive to study in the USA, understand its culture, work ethics, etc. and embark on a lucrative career.
The chapters have been kept brief and precise to include more ideas and save time of the readers. Many strategic points have been given to help them save money through discount cards and financing strategies. The latest rules and regulations have been added to help the students plan their moves smoothly, e.g. choosing their OPT start date. It also provides valuable information on job search strategy, and right approach to networking. The information and hints provided should add significant value to students’ stay, making it richer and more fulfilling.
The book will help the readers learn the following: Strategies that can help them save and make money; tips on job hunting; unique SDT approach to studies; student exchange and house swapping; handling team meetings effectively; how to capitalize on student discounts on various items; information on OPT and H-1/B that every international student should know; and the general US scenario.
The book will immensely help future students planning to attend a college, university or other education center in the USA.About the Author/sParas Sharma has been a successful international student in the USA. He has lived, studied and worked there for companies like Fidelity Investments, Chevron and TJX. During his journey, he came across challenges most international students face, like managing money, adapting to a different culture, finding job in a new country, networking with potential employers, etc. Having researched other successful students and including his own insights, he has consolidated and provided solutions to these challenges in this book.