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Could F-1 OPT work for you? Ask yourself the following questions to see if you might qualify:

 

  
An imageHave you been a full-time F-1 student in good standing for at least 1 full academic year?
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Are you currently maintaining F-1 status?

An imageIs your proposed work directly related to your major area of study?
  

 

If you answered yes to most of the questions above, click next to learn more about the eligibility requirements for an F-1 OPT application and tips to keep in mind when submitting your evidence. 

 

 

 

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