Before scheduling your visa interview, you may wish to review these
Ties to your home country
U.S. law, all applicants for non immigrant visas, such as F-1 visas,
are viewed as intending immigrants until they can convince the consular
officer that they are not. Thus, you should be able to demonstrate that
you have significant ties to return to your home country rather than to
remain in the U.S. A "tie" to your home country may be your place of
residence, job prospects, family, investments, bank account, etc.
Anticipate that the interview will be
conducted in English
Be comfortable in explaining why you plan
to study in the U.S.
Know the academic program that you have
been accepted to
recommend that you review our website for curriculum information on
your program of study. You should be able to explain how completing a
degree in the U.S. relates to your future professional career plans.