How-to & FAQ – Study in the USA





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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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 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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Full Scholarship for Masters Students in Dartmouth College

May 15,17

Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth is offering full funding to students admitting for Masters(MS) or Phd students. GRAs at Dartmouth Graduate Research Assistantships (GRAs) offer full funding to masters or Phd students at Dartmouth. Funding Includes full Tuition waiver and Stipend. Graduate Research Assistantship for M.S. or first-year Ph.D. student includes full tuition plus $2,010 per month Graduate Research Assistantship for Ph.D. candidate includes full tuition plus $2,110 per …

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Immunization Requirements for International Students at US Universities

May 15,17

Immunization and Vaccination requirements for International students at US Universities. Tests and Vaccinations required before travelling to USA. Where to get the Immunization certificates? Immunization and Vaccinations for International students US Universities require all students joining the university to provide proof of immunizations against 1)Measles 2) Mumps 3) Rubella 4) Tetanus 5) Diphtheria 6) Pertussis 7) Hepatitis B 8) Meningococcal meningitis 9) Varicella (chicken pox) Usually students need to download …

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US Visiting visa (B-2) for parents to attend Graduation Ceremony

May 15,17

This article talks about B-2 Visiting visa – US Visiting visa. If you want to get your family members or relatives for your gradwalk, you need to apply for B-2 Visa. To Obtain B-2 Visa, you need to go through same process of Filling DS-160 form, Visa Interview as you did for F1 Visa. This article also lists the documents required to attend B-2 Visa and discuss about requirements for …

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Few Things You Should Know Before Moving to USA

May 15,17

Moving to the US is an important event in your life. Going to a new country is a great experience especially if you are planning to pursue higher education from there. There are many new things that one should know before actually moving there. Many cultural aspects, knowing things about regular transportation, language familiarity, and a little knowledge about the place will make your experience smoother. Make sure that you …

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US Universities with Lowest Visa Success Rate

May 14,17

Hundreds of Universities in US. what is the Visa Success rate for those universities? Out of All applicants how many will get F1 Visa? List of Universities that can get success in US Student Visa Interview. There are some rare US universities with highest visa success rate. Almost 80% of the students applied to those universities will get Visa. Universities with lowest Visa Success rate are the ones that have …

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Don’t Apply To These US Universities

May 12,17

Universities listed below are common in the list of many Indian student’s who applied through Study Abroad Consultancies in India. These are low ranked ones and with high tuition/fee. Think before applying to these US schools if you are especially considering low tuition fee schools. These schools will make you poor. ****** Lot students from these schools contacted me to transfer to some other universities. ****** University of new heaven, …

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How much does it cost to do MS in US?

May 12,17

Total Cost of MS in US: How much would it cost to do MS, Phd, MBA in US? General questions from a beginner who want to study in USA are – How much do I need to spend to study Masters in USA? What is the living cost in USA for doing MS or Phd? This article will explain the expenditure for education in US Universities. We can separate in …

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Documents required to apply to US Universities

May 12,17

List of Documents required to apply to US Universities for MS in US. Document checklist for US University application. Documentation you need in Application process. I want to apply for US universities for MS in US. How to apply to US Universities for MS, PhD, MBA? And what are the Application documents required to apply? The first step in applying to universities is to fill the online application. If online …

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Application Deadlines for US Universities – Spring, Fall, Summer, Winter

May 12,17

Application Deadlines for US Universities. Fall semester Deadlines and Spring Semester deadlines. US Universities deadline information for Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2015 and Spring 2015 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 with Easy admission Process

May 12,17

Applying to US Universities is a tedious process. “Filling application, Getting ready with required documents, Posting them to respective universities, paying postal charges and waiting weeks application packets to reach schools” – is time taking and painful. Want to apply for US Universities with very easy admission process.? Following schools simply requires you to fill online application and Recommendation letters, SOPs, Transcripts can be uploaded Online. So no need to …

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Are Pathway programs waste of time and money?

May 12,17

Recently you might have heard of Pathway programs or the Bridge programs in USA. Your admission consultant might have suggested you to join a Pathway program for admission into US University Graduate program or undergraduate program. Let us take a look into Pathway programs. What is Pathway program? Parthway programs are designed for students who don’t meet minimum requirements of schools. Usually, if you don’t have enough GRE, TOEFL, IELTS …

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Eligibility Criteria for MS in USA

May 12,17

Who are eligible for pursuing MS in USA? What are the academic requirements? What is the eligibility criteria for MS in US? Know more about the basics before think about MS in USA. Check whether you are eligible to study in USA. Anybody can go for higher studies (masters and doctoral) in USA. These are called as graduate programs according to US system. 16 years of Previous Education Firstly, for …

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Cheap Courier Services to USA

May 12,17

Many universities will ask you to send transcripts, LORs, financial documents and many such things by surface mail. So you should know about the cheap courier services to USA and approximate cost to send your packets. This will definitely help you save few bucks during your application process.. CHEAP COURIER SERVICES TO SEND YOUR APPLICATION MATERIAL Application to universities in USA is a long process and also expensive. You would …

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University Transfer Before the First Semester – SEVIS Transfer

May 12,17

Can I transfer to another US University before first semester? Transfer in first week? Issues? Many students who come to US intend to transfer to other schools for variety of reasons like funding issues, on campus jobs, go to better university, study with friends, etc. Let me explain you clearly if you can really transfer and what the conditions are. I will caution you what not to do. I was …

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Conditional Admission (I-20) from University for Low IELTS Score

May 12,17

I got Conditional Admission for MS program in TAMUK. What do you suggest me to acecept i-20 with Conditional Admission or taking IELTS Again for Full time admission. Can i change my Conditional admission to Full Time Grad Student admission at later time if i take IELTa again and get good score. Here is the message from University. What are the visa chances with Conditional Admission? As I was processing …

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How to select US Universities for MS & MBA | Study Abroad

May 12,17

How is it to select U.S. universities for graduate school admission (MS, MBA) ? This will be a 3 part article and by the end of 3 parts, you will be able to make a selection of U.S. universities with confidence and in the right way. This guide will list 12 different questions you have to answer for every university before making a final decision. U.S. University Selection Factors Tuition Fees Cost …

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Name Mismatch in Certificates | MS in US

May 12,17

Following is the email conversation with Praveen about variety of topics. University Selection Admission Decision Name Change in Passport Names between Marksheet, Blank Surname in Passport. This is lengthy article, but it has useful information to any prospective student applying to U.S. Universities. Praveen : How long does it take for grad schools to generally respond to packets and inform if the admit is given/rejected/waitlisted? Also lets say if I have get …

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Assistantships, Funding for MS,PhD in US Universities

May 12,17

Here is the funding/Assistantships information for MS in US and PhD programs in USA Universities . Usually, US Universities provide assistatships to students to cover tuition/fee. Common types of funding are tuition waivers, various types of assistantships (TA/RA/GA) and fellowships. 1) Tuition Waiver This means that the student does not have to pay the amount waived on tuition part at the university. However, general fees (for the use of university …

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How US university selection affects visa process

May 12,17

It is very evident that during the visa process the success or failure of the visa depends on two factors the applicants Communication and the choices that the applicant makes. When this is the general scenario why do people make a mistake or follow the admits which are very easy to get. For example … lets say there is a student who got btw 290-300 in GRE ,70% in Engineering …

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Roadmap to Study in USA with Timelines

May 12,17

The Road map to Study in USA with timeline and checklist will give you a guideline for admission to US for Fall and Spring semester. Months listed are for best case scenario. Many students for Fall semester take GRE in Feb/March and still able to get admission for Fall semester. Roadmap to Study in USA Exams (Fall – Aug ; Spring – May ) Get Passport (Surname(or last Name) is Mandatory …

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Checklist for Graduate School Application

May 12,17

Use the following Graduate School Application Checklist when applying for Grad School in USA. If you are applying for Masters Degree in US Colleges and Universities, here is a list of documents you need to prepare and send it along with the application package. Refer to the links in the checklist for additional information. Graduate School Application (Online or Paper) If submitting Application Online, send confirmation page Application Fee ( …

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Financial Documents for US Graduate School Application

May 12,17

To give an example, consider the International Students Admission Checklist from University of Texas at Arlington.  UTA has clearly specified the required list of documents to be completed and which documents show arrive before the deadlines. Required Financial Documents by College of Engineering In the above listed Financial Document for College of Engineering, they have requested to complete 3 separate forms Page 1 by Applicant (STATEMENT OF RESOURCES FORM) Page …

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