Late Application



Updated June 8, 2022

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If you apply for your visa after the specified program start date on your I-20, they might reject your visa. To avoid this, ensure that you apply for your visa at least eight weeks before your program’s start date.

Lacking English Proficiency

Finally, if your English proficiency seems inadequate, they might reject your visa. If you don’t feel satisfied with your current proficiency, revisit the official and unofficial resources for listening and speaking that we mentioned in the chapter on preparing for competitive exams.

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