EB5 Investors Magazine (English Edition) Volume 5, Issue 1 - Page 14

A Harvard Graduate Student Invests in His Future with EB-5 Vince Wu, 25, a graduate student at Harvard University, has applied for an EB-5 immigrant investor visa to better advance his career. He is on a mission to develop a new technology. By EB5 Investors Magazine Staff E ach day, many Harvard University students rub the toe of the John Harvard bronze statue on their way to class, hoping it will give them luck on their next hard exam. EB-5 investor Vince Wu is hoping for luck when it comes to getting a green card to be able to stay in the United S tates to further his career. He is among many Chinese students in the United States that have started to turn to EB-5 investor visas in order to smooth their job hunting path after graduation. Even students majoring in math, science and engineering also consider EB-5 as a career fast track to be able to work after graduation. Wu comes from the Guangdong province in China. “Even though both of my parents are medical doctors, my career goal is to invent a new technology or start my own company,” Wu said. Wu, 25, is a student in the doctorate program of electrical engineering at Harvard University. When growing up in China, he attended one of the top tier high schools where he ranked among the top 100 of his class. He had never considered studying abroad. After high school, he enrolled at Macau University with a major in electrical engineering. During the summer of 2011, Wu participated in an English program for international students at the University of California, Berkeley. There he experienced the American style of student life first-hand. He enjoyed the academic freedom and considered the new environment a better fit for his personality. As a result, the idea of studying at a university in the United States was conceived. He managed to transfer to the University of Washington successfully and continued to study electrical engineering there. Wu enjoyed studying at one of the top ranked engineering 13 EB5 INVESTORS M AGAZINE