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How to Stay Competitive in the Job Market of 21st Century

Oct 19,17

We are in the 21st century. Changes in the society, lifestyle and technology have had a profound effect on the professional world and job market as well. There’s a wide array of skill sets and technologies that millennials can use in jobs that didn’t exist in decades past. However, the 21st century job market is an increasingly competitive job market. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the US job market is tightening. The Indian …

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Top 11 Alternative Careers for Biotechnology & Life Science Graduates | Hot Jobs Outside the Lab & Academia

Oct 18,17

Biotechnology and life sciences are no doubt booming industries. Both sectors offer excellent career opportunities in India and abroad. However, due to various factors, biotechnology and life science graduates quite often struggle to find suitable jobs, especially in India. Two reasons are – lack of proper employability skills (technical and non-technical) and lack of knowledge about alternative career options, i.e. careers outside lab and academia. I had previously discussed the …

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Bio-Techne R&D Systems International Students Scholarship In USA for Fall 2018

Oct 17,17

Bio-Techne R and D System are currently accepting Applications from international students for the Bio-Techne R and D Systems Scholarship In US. International students are welcome to apply but are reminded that the eligibility criteria must be met by each applicant as listed. Bio-Techne empowers researchers in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics by providing high-quality reagents, instruments, custom manufacturing, and testing services. The Bio-Techne R and D Systems Scholarship will be …

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How do I land my dream job post graduation?

Oct 16,17

November is around the corner and soon all college campuses will be humming with companies coming for first round of placement interviews. Majority of the students graduating in 2018 will be sharpening their resumes, researching about the companies, signing up for interviews and hoping they soon become those lucky ones who have a confirmed offer from their dream company for an awesome job. All looks easy and simple….wish it was …

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PostGrad is brutal. What is the most useful life hack in studying?

Oct 11,17

German college is brutal. Here’s how it works: You show up the first day, then the professor dumps 800 slides and a ton of materials on you. After that, class attendance isn’t mandatory, so naturally, you don’t go. At the end of the semester, you have to take one big ass exam that makes up 100% of your grade. *last night pre-exam cramming deluxe here we go* If you’re like …

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Careers for Women in Technology Companies Are a Global Challenge

Oct 10,17

An interesting article from the New York Times about the challenges that women face working in the technology sector.  We here at Stoodnt take this issue very seriously and have top notch counselors who can help you.  Let us know if you need help. European women working in the technology field are very familiar with the concerns expressed by their counterparts in the United States — too few girls and young women studying …

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What are Admissions Officers Looking for in College Essays?

Oct 6,17

One of the most difficult aspects for international students in the US admissions process is writing a great essay.  Wouldn’t it be great to see what a great essay is and what admissions officers thought of it.  There is a great free online resourcce from Johns Hopkins University’s Essays that Worked, which not only shows successful essays, but also includes feedback from the admissions officers explaining why it was so successful from the Class …

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Careers in Renewable Energy: Job Opportunities, Fields of Study, and Top Universities

Oct 6,17

Renewable energy field has great potential for jobs of the future. Besides, renewable energy is also critical for the safety of our planet. The existence of Cyborgs, Time Machine and Extinction of Humans by Machines are debatable. But, Climate Change is Real. So, we do need personnel with the expertise in energy and climate change. So, what exactly is renewable energy? Why is renewable energy a good field to get into? …

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Top 5 Universities in the world with the best educational policies for International students

Oct 6,17

From best universities for engineering to the best for research, we have compiled the list of such top 5 universities which are a front-runner in the world of education. If you really want to be among the best of the best, these are the 5 universities you should attend:   1. MIT – The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has always been a front-runner when it comes to engineering. With an …

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Scholarships and Aid for International Students Applying for Undergraduate Programs

Sep 28,17

As most of us know, financial aid and scholarships are limited for International students applying to the U.S. universities. There are still a number of universities that try to provide some aid or assistance package to strong profile International students, with majority of them being private universities and colleges. Here is a list of universities that are more generous when it comes to awarding financial aid to International students. Most …

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Top 5 Ways to Limit Homesickness While Abroad

Sep 27,17

Let’s not beat around the bush – sooner or later homesickness may affect everyone while abroad. Students may sometimes wish they were back home, wish they could eat at their favorite restaurant or wish they could go out with their friends and family. Homesickness is usually caused by unfamiliarity with new surroundings. Everything is so new and different in your study abroad location, and sometimes you just don’t know what …

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IELTS Vs TOEFL

Sep 27,17

If you aren’t an English native speaker, you’ll almost always be required to sit an English language proficiency test as part of your application to study abroad at an English-speaking university. The two most accepted English language tests worldwide are the International English Language Test System (IELTS) and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) tests. Whilst both accurately test your level of English and are widely accepted across …

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International Universities which are low on pocket and high on education!

Sep 25,17

Planning to study abroad and looking for the cheapest universities with quality education? Well, then we have conducted a research and listed below, the list of universities which are low on your pocket and high on delivering quality education – 1. Germany has been growing exponentially in popularity amongst international students. German universities like the Humbolt university of berlin, Technical University Munich and the Freie University provide undergraduate and Ph. D. level …

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How Study Abroad Experience Shaped Up My Career Development and Progression

Sep 22,17

You might have come across several articles on Why Study Abroad, Benefits of Studying Abroad or How Study Abroad Will Help Your Career. Here is my own story on How Study Abroad Experience Shaped Up My Career Development and Progression. If you are a study abroad aspirant, or thinking if study abroad is worth or not, I hope you will find this post useful. Below are top 10 ways in which my study abroad …

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Education Loans for Indian Students to Study Abroad

Sep 21,17

As the trend of studying abroad is getting more and more popular among the Indian students, the financing part remains a major concern among the students and parents. In this post, I am going to discuss the leading loan providers in India for higher education abroad. Besides, get to know some of the important facts about the education loans for Indian students to study abroad. The number of Indian students opting …

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Essential Tips For Indians To Get MBA Admission In USA

Sep 20,17

t’s a well known fact that education plays a key role in everybody’s life. Your path to success depends upon the education you have received and further wish to get. The thought of studying for your postgraduate degree in USA might have crossed your mind every once in awhile and there are certain ways that can make your dream of studing in one of Top 10 MBA Colleges come true. USA is …

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Hacks & Recipe for Getting Admitted to Ivy League & Elite Colleges

Sep 19,17

Many high school students (and parents) dream of getting into a top college for the undergraduate program. Among those, the number of families aiming the Ivy League Schools and other Elite Colleges is also very high. But, the competition for getting into those top-tier universities is fierce. The acceptance rates for the top US schools fall between 5 – 20%. In the initial screening, the admission committee spends roughly 2 …

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CSU Fullerton: University Review

Sep 15,17

CSU Fullerton – Introduction: California State University, Fullerton (known as CSUF, Cal State Fullerton, CSU Fullerton) is a public research university located in Fullerton, CA. Location of CSU Fullerton: Campus is nearer to Irvine,  Santa monika, LA those are the hub of computer science in southern california so there are plenty of opportunities for summer internship. I got the internship but not everyone gets. But what I experienced is if you try hard you …

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Sample Cover Letter For German Student Visa

Sep 14,17

As discussed in the previous post,you need to have a Cover letter for German Student Visa which you need to send along with the application so that the Visa Department gets a clear idea about your application. So here’s a sample Cover letter for German Student Visa. Cover Letter Format   To The German Consulate, <City name>   From <Your name>, <City name>   Date: Jan 01, YYYY Respected Sir/Madam, Subject: Application …

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Germany Student Visa Documents Checklist

Sep 14,17

Germany nowadays is becoming one of the most preferred nation to Study abroad by the students and there is a high rise of the applicants of the Germany Student Visa. There are several advantages of studying in Germany such as low tuition fees, part time jobs,  Good job opportunities after you complete your Masters, Good International Exposure etc. Germany Student Visa Documents Checklist Here’s the list of Documents required for applying to …

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Texas A&M University (TAMU) – University Review

Sep 13,17

TAMU Review – We have always known that TAMU is a kind of University that has the potential to beat IVY leagues at any days, yet few people never have it as their first choice despite awesome profiles. This University review sheds some light into the little-known facilities of this amazing University, and why it should be right there along with the IVY league top choices! What if I told …

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Why do Indians prefer a MS in the U.S. than a MS in Germany?

Sep 12,17

The trend of Indians preferring U.S to Germany is definitely changing now, albeit slowly. To answer some of your questions: 1. Do companies prefer US candidates than Germans? NO. Ultimately, you are going to be an Indian student on a temporary visa, irrespective of whether it is Germany or the U.S. However, companies in US would prefer students from US universities while companies in Germany prefer students from Germany or the EU (which is quite natural due to …

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F1 Visa Documents checklist

Sep 11,17

F1 Visa Documents  Here’s the list of documents and other necessary things you need to carry while applying for F1 Visa Interview. After you book your Visa slot at any consulate, and pay your SEVIS Fees and VISA Fees and when you go for F1 Visa Interview you need to carry the following things : GRE / GMAT Original Score Sheet TOEFL / IELTS Original Score Sheet I-20 Original Form which you received from the University …

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F1 Visa Financial Documents – Summary and Supporting Documents

Sep 11,17

A lot of students preparing for their F1 visa interviews on their own, just seem to panic at the last moments of their application, when it’s actually the last formality to be taken care off before you fly to your dream university. Note: Before you read this, please note that Online blogs and forums are just meant to give you general awareness and should be taken just for information purposes. …

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Best Countries To Study MBBS Overseas At Reasonable Costs

Sep 11,17

It may seem ironical but pursuing MBBS in India is insanely expensive as compared to any other nation. And it can be pursued at a lower cost in any other nations isn’t a myth. Students who pass MBBS from private Indian colleges spend minimum 75 lacs or more than that. However, if the same course is accomplished from any other nation it costs somewhere between 9-60 lacs.  Here is a …

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