I am pursuing my masters in public health, and want some extra time for giving my dental board exams. My husband is also on a F1 and is studying for his graduation. Also I have US tourist visa approval valid for another 6-7 years. What would be best way to stay in US and take a break for the fall semester and then resume my public health course again in spring.
Talk to your foreign student adviser ... they can authorize legitimate 'breaks' in your full course of study.
"Bouncing" back-and-forth from F to B to F is not a good idea.
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I agree with my colleague. Talk to your advisor about extra time needed for studying. You may also change status to F-2.
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Your DSO controls your status. Speak with your DSO.
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