Can H1B and F1 Visa holders earn money online?

Posted on May 15, 2009. Filed under: F1 Visa, H1B, Jobs, Prospective Students | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

H1B people, its little harsh but you got to understand this point that you are Resident Alien (Immigrant) at this point and can only work for your employer and if there is any other source of Income(online earnings) its considered as Illegal earnings. So basically, if you are on a H1-B visa, you are authorized to work for only one those employers that sponsor your visa. You cannot be self-employed and earn additional income and doing so will render you out-of-status. (more…)

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F1 Visa and H1B approval – For people Outside United States

Posted on May 10, 2009. Filed under: F1 Visa, H1B | Tags: , , , , , , |

Q) I have got my F1 visa in January 2009; I also got my H1b approved in April 2009. I have to join fall 2009 Sep 09 at my University in USA. I am currently in Pakistan. I want to complete at least 2 semesters and then change my status to h1b. My employer is planning to call me by the mid of next year. Kindly guide me and is that possible I may enter USA and start my education on F1, complete my 2 semesters, and then use my H1b approved this year to change my status. I need urgent help. Thanks indeed. (more…)

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Minimum Requirements for International Students – NJIT ( New Jersey Institute of Technology)

Posted on April 29, 2009. Filed under: F1 Visa, Prospective Students, Universities | Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

 This post is all about the minimum requirements that are needed to apply at NJIT. (more…)

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Average GRE and TOEFL score’s required for top 10 Universities – MS in Computer Science

Posted on April 13, 2009. Filed under: F1 Visa, Prospective Students, Universities | Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you want to know what is the Average GRE and TOEFL Score required for top 10 universities in the field of Computer Science for MS??? Then go through the below list. However, GRE and TOEFL scores are not only the criteria for admissions but there are many more important factors involved such as your previous undergrad work, projects, recommendation letters, essays, GPA, etc.


University Name Average GRE Score

Average  TOEFL Score


Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA No ( this is what is mentioned on their webpage, but of course they will decide upon your prev work, GPA, recommendation letters, etc)



Stanford University Stanford, CA Score in the 90th Percentile



University of California–Berkeley Berkeley, CA 90th percentile or higher



Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA no minimum scores set by the department



University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL No specific range

Required, but no specific number


University of Michigan–Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI Generally looks for score of above 1200 and Analytical Writing Score of 4.0



California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA Strongly Required, but hasn’t mentioned minimum score

Strongly Required, but hasn’t mentioned minimum score


Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA No below than Verbal – 400, Quantitative -700, and 3.5AW



University of Texas–Austin (Cockrell) Austin, TX Verbal: 550 – 800 Quantitative: 750 – 800 Analytical: 5.0 – 6.0  



Cornell University Ithaca, NY    Required, but no Minimum Score


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