Study Abroad Blog



27

Sep'17

Top 5 Ways to Limit Homesickness While Abroad

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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27

Sep'17

IELTS Vs TOEFL

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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25

Sep'17

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

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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22

Sep'17

How Study Abroad Experience Shaped Up My Career Development and Progression

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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21

Sep'17

Education Loans for Indian Students to Study Abroad

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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20

Sep'17

Essential Tips For Indians To Get MBA Admission In USA

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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19

Sep'17

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

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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15

Sep'17

CSU Fullerton: University Review

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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14

Sep'17

Sample Cover Letter For German Student Visa

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. Sample Cover Letter Format To The German Consulate,<City name> From<Your name>,<City name> Date: Jan 01, YYYY Respected Sir/Madam, Subject: Application for German National Visa …

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14

Sep'17

Germany Student Visa Documents Checklist

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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13

Sep'17

Texas A&M University (TAMU) – University Review

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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12

Sep'17

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

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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11

Sep'17

F1 Visa Documents checklist

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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11

Sep'17

F1 Visa Financial Documents – Summary and Supporting Documents

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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11

Sep'17

Best Countries To Study MBBS Overseas At Reasonable Costs

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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08

Sep'17

Beginners Guide to Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), NLP, Deep Learning, Big Data Analytics and Blockchain

The new technologies like Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Deep Learning, NLP, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud, Big data and Predictive analytics are having a massive impact in India. While plenty of jobs are being created in these fields, these new technologies are also taking away the traditional and boring human jobs. So, it’s quite important for the new generation to understand the new technologies, terms, and be aware of the required …

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07

Sep'17

Most Generous Scholarships for International Students to Study in the USA, UK & Europe

Quite often we receive queries regarding study abroad scholarships – how to find them, how to get them or if scholarships are available. There are billions and billions of dollars of financial aid available for students pursuing their study abroad dreams. The funding varies drastically based on your degree of choice and program of choice. Besides, the scholarships opportunities for international students are getting highly competitive each year because of increasing pool …

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06

Sep'17

Is USA still a Good Study Abroad Destination for the Indian & International Students?

Of late, there has been tremendous hullabulla with Trump Presidency, safety issues of Indian and International Students studying in the US, job uncertainties in the US. So, I would take this opportunity to give you some insights so that you can take a better-informed decision. The US President Donald Trump has introduced (or proposed) quite a few vital changes in the immigration laws. However, the international students are least likely …

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05

Sep'17

MS in Computer Science in USA: Top Universities, Hottest Specializations and Application Tips for International Students

The USA has been the evergreen and most popular study abroad destination for Indian and international students. According to the data from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 64% Indian students (who go abroad for higher studies) go to the US for graduate studies (MS and Ph.D.); whereas, only 12% go to the US for undergraduate studies. The reasons are very straightforward – presence of world-class and top …

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04

Sep'17

Political Climate Change causes drop in applications from International Students

Political climate might keep International Applicants away. Nearly 40 percent of U.S. colleges are seeing declines in applications from international students, and international student recruitment professionals report “a great deal of concern” from students and their families about visas and perceptions of a less welcoming climate in the U.S., according to a survey conducted in February by multiple higher education groups. More than 250 American colleges and universities responded to the survey, …

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03

Sep'17

What are the advantages and disadvantages of studying in Germany?

Advantages: 1. TOP QUALITY German universities offer excellent teaching and research, ranking among the best in the world. You will earn an internationally renowned degree, giving you excellent prospects on the global labour market. 2. GEARED TO PRACTICE German universities provide outstanding academic programmes, while universities of applied sciences offer a range of attractive, practice-oriented options. Many study programmes combine theory and practice. This will greatly facilitate your career start. …

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04

Aug'17

IELTS vs TOEFL: Which should you take?

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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21

Jul'17

Good Practice Tests for IELTS General Training

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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21

Jul'17

Tips to Score 8.5 in IELTS General Training

 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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20

Jul'17

List of Some Useful Websites for Research Positions

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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