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Applying for a Schengen visa (Part 5)

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He then asked about the proof that I was active as a student, like the lady previously did. He asked if the university paid me. I was like, “No, it’s full scholarship. I don’t work. My Indonesian government pays everything for me. I also get the monthly stipend, the document of which I attach along […]

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Applying for a Schengen visa (Part 4)

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I frantically made my reservation using the app and tried to matched it with the itinerary that I have made. (Thank you T-Mobile, thank you family plan T-mobile, thank you Google, thank you playstore, thank you booking dot com). Of course I chose the free-cancellation ones. But you know, the free-cancellation ones are actually more […]

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Applying for a Schengen visa (Part 3)

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I went to Greyhound station (thankfully it was close to my place, around 10minutes walking) because my bus to LA was scheduled on May 15, 2018 at 10.55pm. So I left home around 10.15pm. There were not so many people, but I wasn’t surprised, that’s how it usually was at night, for the bus to […]

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Applying for a Schengen visa (Part 2)

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Then….May 11, 2018, at 10.24pm (Yes, at night!), the embassy – visa department – finally responded to my email, explaining about how to make the appointment, etc. along with the links. They apologized that they didn’t immediately reply. Well, they were busy. I understand. But I really wished that they had had replied much earlier […]

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Applying for a Schengen visa (Part I)

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I had not received my passport back from Japanese Embassy when I finished up my online application for Schengen visa. I just thought that since I expected to receive it on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, I thought I could settle everything and print the required documents for free in campus before the semester finally ended. […]

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Applying for a Japan visa: Not dramatic, but…

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I had not received my passport back since I had not got any more notification about my UK Visa application. However, I thought I could start finding out about Japan Visa application earlier so that later when I received my passport back-regardless I got the UK Visa or not-I could directly apply for a Japan […]

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Applying for a UK Visa: A Drama

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Yesterday I had to go to US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) center for my UK Visa application. Unlike most of visa applications, I did not have to go to Los Angeles for taking my photo and fingeprints. I think that’s because UK embassy cooperates with USCIS as their Application Support Center (ASC) so that […]