Tips for Foreign Students attending
MICJ Polygraph Training:
has trained many polygraph students from foreign countries to include Israel, South
Africa, France, Canada, Malaysia, Australia, Taiwan, Lithuania and Russia.Here are
some and other pieces of information suggested by past students to help you with your
travel plans to the USA during your polygraph training at MICJ.
Some foreign students may require an I-20 form in order to obtain a Visa for entry into the United States. MICJ is authorized to issue an I-20 form provided the student completes the following:
- Provides a completed MICJ application form and the Enrollment Agreement [both may be downloaded] and is fully qualified for the MICJ polygraph training program, and
- Provides evidence of college or university credits or signs an Education waiver form, and
- Has paid the required application fee and seat guarantee payment of $150.00 in U.S. funds which is not refundable.
Please allow sufficient time for processing your application if an I-20 form is required for your travel. The applicant must also meet all US Immigration requirements for entry into the United States.
Three airports service the Washington DC - Baltimore, MD area. You should
try to arrange your flight into the Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) which
is about 7 miles from MICJ.If you arrive at Dulles International Airport or Ronald
Reagan National Airport (formerly Washington National Airport) you will be 50-70 miles
away from the school and ground transportation to MICJ will cost an extra $75.00 -
$100.00.Upon arrival at the BWI Airport, you may take a taxi to the Hill Motel,
CREDIT CARDS & MONEY
Cash, bank cashier's checks or Travelers Checks in U.S. funds
are no problem.MICJ cannot accept credit cards for payment of tuition, but credit
cards are widely accepted everywhere for food, motels or merchandise - IF THEY ARE IN U.S.
FUNDS.Some students have arrived with MasterCard or Visa Cards in foreign currency
and found that they cannot be used in the U.S.Their bank advised them that the
cards would be okay, but a credit purchase could not be approved.Make sure any
credit card you have is in U.S. dollars and you will have not problem.American
Express cards are accepted at many locations.
While U.S. currency can be obtained with U.S. dollar credit cards, there is a
daily limit on the amount of money which can be obtained.Many U.S. banks usually
impose $200.00 - $500.00 daily limits.Many students have encountered problems
trying to obtain large amounts of cash from their credit cards.
The least expensive and nearest motel is the Hill Motel which is a about 1
mile away from MICJ.Students can also rent a small refrigerator and microwave
combination for an additional $10.00 per day which can save of eating expenses.The
motel is safe and clean but not fancy.