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IELTS vs TOEFL: Which should you take?

Aug 4,17

Our breakdown of the difference between the IELTS and TOEFL English language exams for international students. Find out the strengths of each one and decide which one suits you best. 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 …

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Good Practice Tests for IELTS General Training

Jul 21,17

A great article on various practice tests available for IELTS. From speaking to writing, the article provides  consolidated links on practice tests for each section. Also read  >> Tips to Score 8.5 in IELTS Exam Format 40 questions 4 sections Total time: 40 minutes ( 30 mins for answering and 10 mins for filling the answer sheet) Section 1 (two speakers) Social situation example: phone conversation required specific information like names, …

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Tips to Score 8.5 in IELTS General Training

Jul 21,17

 Tips to Score High in IELTS General Training Use pencil to answer questions Pay attention to spelling while writing answers on answer sheet. A wrong spelling would be marked as wrong answer even if your answer is right. When you are listening to the audio you don’t have much time to pay attention to your spelling. Don’t get nervous. Write whatever spelling comes in your mind on the booklet. You have …

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List of Some Useful Websites for Research Positions

Jul 20,17

Dear Members,   Here is the list of websites which can help you to find research positions & suggestions on how to write mails to Professors.   1) https://academicpositions.eu/   2) http://scholarship-positions.com/   3) https://www.findaphd.com/   4) https://academicpositions.co.uk/   5) https://www.research-in-germany.org/…   6) https://www.wemakescholars.com/   7) http://www.researchcareer.com.au/jo…   8) https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/availab…   9) https://www.universitypositions.eu/   10) http://www.eurosciencejobs.com/jobs… EU Funded Projects or Positions:   A. https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu   B. https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/   Dear Members, …

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US Visa Interview Experience as an Indian Student !

Jul 19,17

The US Visa Interview Experience can be intimidating one. To make it less intimidating, one can read more and more experiences related to actually visa interviews. US Visa Interview Experience as an Indian Student One of the visa interview like this is shared in the video below. This experience has been shared by an Indian student who is joining Purdue University in Fall 2017.The student has been admitted to the …

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How to Convert CGPA to GPA – Study in the USA

Jun 6,17

How to Convert CGPA to GPA – Study in the USA. CGPA is the education evaluation system used by some Indian education institutions. Students in CGPA system may need to enter their GPA in the US University Application. You can use this CGPA to GPA converter to calculate your GPA based on your Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). CGPA to GPA Conversion Table CGPA GPA > 8.5 4 8.0 – …

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Spring & Winter 2017-2018 Deadlines for MS in US

Jun 6,17

Application Deadlines for US Universities. Fall semester Deadlines and Spring Semester deadlines. US Universities deadline information for Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 students. In the US, most of the colleges / universities follow either semester or quarter system. The application deadlines are different for each college / university and are different for each system. Not all universities have same deadline. Top Universities will have deadlines by …

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US Universities for IELTS score 6.5

May 17,17

List of Universities for IELTS score 6.5. Band 6.5 is a cut off from many US Universities. Universities for IELTS score 6.5 1 California State University, Fresno 2 California State University, Fullerton 3 California State University, Long Beach 4 Ball State University 5 Binghamton University, State University of New York 6 Case Western Reserve University 7 Clark University 8 Clarkson University 9 Drexel University 10 Florida Gulf Coast University 11 …

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US Universities for IELTS Score of 6.0

May 17,17

I have seen many students strucking at IELTS Score 6.0 and looking for IELTS Universities accepts the score. So I thought of collecting a list of IELTS Universities accepting score of 6.0. Almost Every IELTS university in USA will also accept TOEFL. Please note that individual department requirements for the IELTS score many change. Please check the university website for accurate IELTS requirements. Current list contain IELTS universities for score …

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TOEFL Cut Off Score for Universities in the USA

May 17,17

Usual TOEFL Cut off score for most of the US Universities is 79 where some universities require minimum TOEFL score of 80. Universities may set their own cut off score for TOEFL test. Some US Universities will set separate cut off score for each section. There may Universities which accepts admission though TOEFL Score and doesn’t require GRE or GMAT Score. TOEFL Cut off Score for US Universities   Arizona State University …

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Minimum TOEFL Scores for US Universities

May 17,17

TOEFL Score is a requirement or Most of the US Universities. Usually US Universities ask you for TOEFL score of 79 or 80. Some top universities will go up to TOEFL score of 100 or above . Usually US Universities Admission office will not consider your application without meeting minimum TOEFL score set by the university or the department. Some universities will waive Minimum TOEFL score requirement based on many …

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US Universities Based on GRE Scores

May 17,17

This article answer to your questions like – What are the Universities to apply with Revised GRE Score. What are the US Universities that i should select in GRE Exam for Score reporting. GRE Universities for Scores > 333 US Universities for GRE Score Range 334, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340. Apart from strong GRE Score, Strong TOEFL or IELTS and achievements required for these schools. Massachusetts Institute of …

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US Universities for Low GRE Score

May 17,17

Low GRE score is not an end to your MS in US Dream. There are lot of universities accepting, even GRE score of 280. Go through our list of universities. These low GRE Universities are for Scores below 300. Some of these universities are good even though they are accepting low or minimum GRE scores. Universities for GRE 295 to 300 Northwest Missouri State University www.nwmissouri.edu Lamar University www.lamar.edu Illinois …

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GRE Score for MIS program in US Universities

May 17,17

Here are the average Score required for GRE General test for Management Information Systems Graduate. GRE Scores required for Management Information Systems Program in USA. Universities MS in MIS listed by GRE Scores. US Schools accept GRE or GMAT test score as a admission requirement for MIS program admission. Some schools offer MIS program under Business school division and in some schools under Information Systems Department. GRE Score for MIS program in …

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Average GRE Score For Master’s Programs at MIT

May 17,17

How much GRE score is needed to get into MIT? What is minimum GRE score for MIT? You may be often asking these questions. This article will help you get an idea about the Average GRE score required to get admission into the premier institute Massachusetts Institute of Technology. GRE SCORE FOR MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ranks #1 in the world for mostly all …

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How to send Revised GRE Scores to Universities?

May 17,17

How to report GRE scores to Graduate Schools? – Free reporting to 4 universities – GRE Additional Score reporting (ASRs) – GRE additional score report cost or fee – GRE score reporting Online (Web) – GRE score reporting by Phone – GRE score reporting by Fax – How long does gre score reporting take? In the application process to US universities, you have to report GRE and TOEFL scores to …

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Select US Universities Based on GRE Scores

May 17,17

GRE Universities for Scores > 333 US Universities for GRE Score Range 334, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340. Apart from strong GRE Score, Strong TOEFL or IELTS and achievements required for these schools. Massachusetts Institute of Technology www.mit.edu Stanford University www.stanford.edu University of California- Berkeley www.berkeley.edu University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign www.uiuc.edu University of Michigan Ann Arbor www.umich.edu Cornell University www.cornell.edu University of Texas at Austin www.utexas.edu University …

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How to Change Name in Passport After GRE

May 17,17

I have read all your posts and I am happy to see that information on this crucial topic is available. But still my problem is little different. I have my name on the passport as Meenu only and no surname. My father’s name is PXXXX RXX. I have already given GRE and TOEFL with the name MEENU MEENU. on all my degree certificates my name is MEENU only. If now …

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MS Computer Science at University of Paderborn

May 16,17

Few words on Paderborn CS: *I am no longer studying in Paderborn so those who are studying here, feel free to comment your views as well  I am just writing generic info since I am getting lot of PM asking for the same. 1. CS Department: Its quite reputed (specially in Germany and some part of Europe). I am getting lot of queries regarding difficulty level. I would say, its not …

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Electrical Systems Engineering at University of Paderborn

May 16,17

Few words on Electrical Systems Engineering (ESE) – Paderborn University 1. There are two specializations: Electronics & Devices (ED) and Signal & information Processing(SIP); and 24 credits are same for both specializations. Moreover, you can study 12 credit subject from inter specialty and 12 credits are to be chosen from open pool of 5 subjects. so more or less , people study 60 credits of the program same. It differs …

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Signal & Info Processing Specialization in Electrical Systems Engineering – University of Paderborn

May 16,17

Just a few words about Signal & Info Processing Specialization in Electrical Systems Engineering since I’ve been getting a lot of queries about it. 1. Is it more difficult than E&D specialization?   Easy or difficult is a matter of perspective,prior experience, interest and sincerity. What is difficult for one may be easy for the other and vice-versa. The source of so-called-difficulty may be the fact that most subjects in …

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Erlangen Nuremberg MS in Advanced Optical Technologies

May 16,17

Advanced Optical Technologies Interview Questions: Interview will last for 10-15 mins. One should not panic. Usually, the interviewer language can easily be understood and interview was conducted in a friendly manner. What is your motivation What are your future plans Why you apply here In which field you would like to specialize? About your Proficiency in English language?   Interview was divided in two parts – First Normal followed by …

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TU Dresden – Info regarding Elective Subjects, Student or Part Time Jobs

May 16,17

Here is some Information about Electives & Job Hunt How to Choose Electives ? Take All the Elective Course Classes for ,lets say one week and Choose the Ones you like. My suggestion is have as many credit points as possible in 1st semester since 2nd semester is a bit difficult. About student jobs: There are several possibilities. 1. University – You can get a Student Job at University for 10 hours …

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How’s the University of Paderborn for a master’s in computer science

May 16,17

Difficult to compare because most people only do a master’s at one university and the background/goals matter, too. However, my take is: The CS department at UPB is separates in four pillars: 1) Software Engineering, 2) System and Embedded Software, 3) Theoretical CS, 4) Human-Computer  Interaction (HCI). The master’s is structured into modulus of two related courses. The student chooses a specialization area from the four pillars. Then the student …

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TU Darmstadt – MS in DSS – FAQ

May 16,17

Question 1: I heard from many people that course is very tough and generally take 2.5 to 3 years to complete. Is this true? According to me, the course is doable in 2yr.  I finished all my credits in 1.5 yrs. I’m planning to do a voluntary internship just for my own desire before my thesis. So I essentially completed the course in 2yrs and I strongly disagree with the fact that the course …

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