The last few weeks have been completely mad, I’m sure you’ll agree. Nobody knows what’s going on, we’re all on lockdown or ‘stay at home’ orders, trying to stay busy and sane and plan for the future but we don’t know what that looks like or when things will go back to normal. … More What’s Happening with COVID-19 and the J1 Visa?
A few weeks ago I went to my visa appointment at the brand new US Embassy in London and, while the process is pretty much the same as it’s always been, there are a few little differences, so I thought I’d do an update on what to do when you get there and how it … More Getting your Visa at the NEW US Embassy
March, March, March… Where did you go?! This month was a pretty exciting one for me, as I could finally say ‘I go to camp NEXT MONTH!‘. I can’t believe it’s almost summer… for me anyway! This is going to be the earliest I’ll have ever gone to camp and I’m so pumped to be … More Returning to Camp with BUNAC: Only 1 Month to Go!
As the summer approaches, more and more people are getting placed and moving onto the next steps of sorting out their visas and flights. Getting your visa can seem like quite a daunting prospect, but fear not, because BUNAC are here with all the answers! Your summer in the States with BUNAC is nearly here. … More Q & A with BUNAC: Get the Lowdown on Visas and Flights
February has been a pretty quiet month for me in terms of camp things, so this won’t be a huge update. My first step this month was to change my date of arrival – my camp director wanted me out at camp as soon as possible to get going with preparations for summer, so she … More Returning to Camp with BUNAC: It’s Time To Get Organised!
Last month the lovely Lydia over at CCUSA told us all about their hiring process, and now she’s back again with a few more answers to my questions – giving you all a bunch of info about sorting out your visa and flights! 1. Yay, I got placed! What happens next? Great news! It’s great … More Q&A With CCUSA Part 5: Visas And Flights
Before I begin my February Update, did you know that CCUSA Summer Camp applications close tomorrow, 1st March?! There’s still time to apply for the best summer ever, go on, what are you waiting for? Ok, have you applied? Good. Last month I told you where I was at with my CCUSA returner application – … More Returning to Camp with CCUSA: February Update
Once again, the time of year has come around for everyone to get their visas for the summer (how is it May already?!) – I had my embassy appointment back at the start of April (I know, keen bean) and have my lovely new visa stuck in my passport, just sitting in my cupboard, waiting … More What Do I Take To My Embassy Appointment?
So now that you’ve applied for your visa, and booked your appointment, you actually have to go to the Embassy! Going to the U.S. Embassy can be a pretty scary thought when you don’t really have any idea what to expect. I know I was heaps nervous the first time I went, and I thought … More Getting Your Visa: What Happens At The Embassy?
So you’ve done your application, sorted your police check, had your interviews, got your flights and been placed at an amazing camp. It’s March and Summer is approaching, fast. Could you possibly be more excited for what is going to be the best summer ever?! Now there’s one final and very important thing you need … More Applying For Your J1 Visa