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Info talk & intro interview
To get started, schedule and attend an info talk & intro interview (aka program walkthrough and prescreening), a combined session to go over important program highlights and prescreen the applicant's eligibility for the program.
Conducted every Tuesday and Thursday morning EST (evening in Asia), each session has two parts and lasts about 20 minutes (longer for group sessions). Prior registration is required. To cancel or reschedule an appointment, please do so at least 24 hours prior to your original scheduled appointment.

  • Supplement the traditional application process
  • Confirm that applicant meets the eligibility requirements
  • Ensure that the applicant demonstrates basic knowledge of BridgeUSA (J-1)
  • Confirm that the applicant is clear with the itemized costs and livingexpenses
  • Assign program officers for personalized guidance

    How to attend?
    Step 1 Add us on Skype chat (fusia_18) at least 24 hours prior to your registered session
    Step 2 Continue to complete your application and jot down any questions
    Step 3 Check in via Skype chat (e.g., "Hi this is... ") within 5 minutes before the scheduled time
    Step 4 Attend walkthrough and eligibility review via Skype chat (~20 min)
    Step 5 Attend introductory conversation with the assigned program officer via Skype audio (~5 min)
    Step 6 Upload a screenshot of your screen that shows the Skype chat, date, etc. to prove attendance
    Step 7 Stay tuned for the results (~within 24 hours)