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Otherwise, first browse the links below for answers to some frequently asked questions. 

I'm from another country. Can I work to help pay for my education? Do I need a social security number?

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  • Johnson House (Admissions)
    The Admissions Office:
    Yes, if you receive financial assistance from Carleton College part of that aid will come from your on-campus employment. A social security number is not required for non-U.S. students.