Miho Patani is Assistant Director at the Office of International Students & Scholars at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, where she serves as a primary immigration advisor for more than 500 international students and scholars. Miho has more than 10 years of extensive experience in international education in the U.S. and Japan. She has previously served as NAFSA ISSRP and has presented at the annual NAFSA conference on immigration issues and non resident taxes in local level. What she loves the most about her job is to be able to build a relationship with students and to be able to witness their growth during their academic journey in the U.S. and post graduation. She holds a BA in International Education and MS in TESOL. In her free time, she loves traveling, hiking and trying different cuisine from around the world. She also enjoys watching international films especially Bollywood and Korean dramas!