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    FRAUD/SCAM ALERT : PAYING SOMEONE TO GET A VISA APPOINTMENT IN INDIA

    FRAUD/SCAM ALERT : PAYING SOMEONE TO GET A VISA APPOINTMENT IN INDIA I understand that many visa "agents" are doing it now taking advantage of the Indian mindset where we believe them more than official government websites. I was in India for almost 29 years, so I know how everything works...
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    Flex Path - Take Classes Online

    NJIT Flex Path - Take Classes Online Starting from Fall 2020, NJIT started offering Flex Path for students who wanted to start their first semester online but could not come to the US for any reason. As many international students can not obtain their visas due to COVID, it is a good option...
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    Visa Interview Suggestions

    A few tips for visa interviews: Answer to the point - nothing less, nothing more. If they ask your name, just answer "ABC XYZ", not "My name is ABC XYZ and my father's name is DEF". No need to frame entire long sentences. Which College? Just NJIT. No need to frame entire sentences or mention...
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    Travel and COVID Testing

    Anyone traveling to locations included on the State of New Jersey travel restriction list (as published at https://covid19.nj.gov/ at the time of travel) will be subject to the state’s mandatory 14-day quarantine. In addition to quarantining, a negative result to an FDA-approved COVID-19 test...
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    Remote-Only Instruction Begins November 30

    NJIT has made the decision to transition to fully remote instruction on November 30, following the Thanksgiving break. You can read the announcement at - https://www.njit.edu/pandemicrecovery/remote-only-instruction-begins-november-30
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    City of Newark 10 Day Lockdown

    As you may have read, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has instituted a 10-day, city-wide lockdown beginning Wednesday, November 25, to help curb the spread of COVID-19. You can read the complete announcement at - https://www.njit.edu/pandemicrecovery/city-newark-10-day-lockdown
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    MS in Data Science - First Semester Course Selection

    You will have to select a total of 10 subjects (30 credits). They do not allow you to register for a few subjects during the first semester until you complete a few requisite courses to ensure that you do not find it difficult to follow classes. It also takes time for students to settle down...
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    MS in Computer Science - First Semester Course Selection

    You will have to select a total of 10 subjects (30 credits). They do not allow you to register for a few subjects during the first semester. For example, "CS610 - Data Structures and Algorithms" is a compulsory core subject that you need to take for a CS master's. However, they advise you not...
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    Quarantine rules for new students

    If you are an international student and arrive at JFK (or any other airport in NYC) or EWR, there is no quarantine requirement. However, if you come from (or via) a state that is in the quarantine list, you will have to self-quarantine yourself. For example, if you have a connecting flight via...
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    Everything Computer Science!

    Hi there! My name is Soumik. I am a CS master's student at NJIT. If you have any questions related to choosing courses, making decisions, anything related to your classes, programming, projects, or anything in general (even if it is not associated with your NJIT degree), please feel free to...
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    Bank Statement for Visa Interviews

    One of the three points that you need to prove during a visa interview is that you have enough funds to cover your entire tuition fee (and still have money to live/spare). As per legal requirements, a college may issue you an I-20 based on the first year's estimate, but if you fail to show...
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    Need to check the transportation options before choosing an apartment?

    If you are looking for accommodation and need to check the transportation options before making a decision, check the following locations (in order): 1. East Newark and Harrison (theoretically you could walk, but practically not) 2. Elizabeth / Newark Airport 3. Kearny (plenty of Rutgers...
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    Is your professor doing good? Are you not happy with your professor? Post your review here.

    Is your professor doing good? Spread it to the community so that others can make an informed decision while selecting classes. Are you not happy with your professor? Post it here so that others can benefit from your experience. Post a new review here...
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    Looking for a roommate? Read here.

    If you are looking for a roommate, post a new thread here: https://www.njitchat.com/f/find-roommate/post-thread Be sure to mention details about your preferences. If you think that a listing is fraudulent, please contact us immediately: https://www.njitchat.com/m/contact.
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    Visa Related Questions

    If you have any questions related to visa appointments, post your questions here: https://www.njitchat.com/f/admission-international-students/post-thread If you want to share your visa interview experience, we would love to hear too.
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    Welcome to NJITCHAT! Introduce yourself to the community!

    Hey Patron! Welcome to NJITCHAT.com! I appreciate that you have decided to join the community. If you are wondering where to start, introduce yourself to others by creating a new thread in the "Introduce Yourself" section: https://www.njitchat.com/f/introduction/post-thread You can include...
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    Are you an international student and considering to join NJIT?

    If you are a new international student and have questions related to the admission procedure or anything in general related to NJIT, please feel free to ask a new question here: https://www.njitchat.com/f/admission-international-students/post-thread
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    [Rules] Have an item for sale? Read the rules before posting.

    If you have an item for sale, you can create a new listing here: https://www.njitchat.com/f/sell/post-thread Rules You are welcome to post any item or service for sell. The title of the thread must mention the product name and the exact price that the buyer needs to pay. Here is a couple of...
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