F1 visa stamping


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Hello All,

My wife has received (on 29th December 2021) approval notice for F-1 visa from her I-539 Change of Status Application. She was on H-4 visa earlier and doing her masters. She has completed 3 semesters and only 1 course left. She will be graduating in Spring 2022. 

She want to leave for India asap and get F-1 visa stamped.  

But her University DSO is saying not to travel to India right now. He recommends applying for OPT and after getting EAD card, travel to India.

I want to know:

 1> Does she require F-1 visa stamping before applying for OPT? 

2> How feasible is DSO's recommendation?

3> Can she travel right away to India?

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