Finally managed to bring to paper, so to speak, my thoughts on principal reasons/points why so many Americans misunderstand UK visa requirements and end up having to plead their cases from the front page of The Guardian. Americans and all those in America! )) If you are applying for a UK visa, please read the tips. I highlight the points on which most applictions fail, explain the main features of the UK system and how it contrasts with some corresponding features of the US system. ALSO A SPECIAL FOR ALL THOSE IN THE UNITED STATES, COMPLETELY FREE ADVICE UNTIL END OF OCTOBER 2017!