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International Students: What does STEM mean? (Video Blog)

International Students: What does STEM mean? (Video Blog)

Nate from Nomad Credit explains what is considered a STEM major.

  • Many international students coming to the U.S. are STEM majors.
  • STEM stands for Science, Tech, Engineering, and Mathematics.

The U.S. Government projects there will be 1.2 million STEM jobs by 2018 but not enough STEM graduates to fill all of them up. International students coming here on an F1 Visa or J1 Visa can help fill that shortage. So, what does STEM mean?

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Nathan Treadwell

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