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1. What type of visa should I pursue? If I receive a fellowship, does it affect the visa type?

2. What paperwork is necessary? How do I begin this process?

3. Why can't I come to the Institute on a B-1 visa?

4. Can I come on a B-1 visa if I don't obtain credit for the classes?

5. I am an international student studying at a university in the United States. I am currently here on a J-1 visa
but it runs out at the end of the school term 2011. How do I pursue an extension?

6. What is the SEVIS compliance fee?

7. Is the SEVIS compliance fee different from the SEVIS fee paid with the Form I-901?

8. What is the $125 mandatory processing fee?