18+ years of international student and scholar advising at thriving medical center university. Expert in F-1 Student and J-1 Exchange Visitor visa regulations. Expert in U.S. tax return preparation for international students and scholars, non-residents for tax purposes. 7+ years of graduate student advising in biomedical and biological science areas. 3+ years of Peoplesoft database experience used as primary Student Information System. Self-taught computer use and maintenance, including extensive Microsoft Office Suite experience and Adobe Acrobat Professional (v.5 thru v.11). Experience with Dragon Naturally Speaking and Nero media management software.