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US Universities for GRE Scores 300, 305, 310, 315, 320

Dec 11,17

The GRE score obviously plays an important role in your MS applications and admission process. But, it’s certainly not the single most vital component. When it comes to evaluation, the admission officers are going to look at your overall profile – GPA, CV, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation, internships and work experience along with your GRE score. It’s a reality that someone with 311 can get into a University …

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Big Data & Data Science in the Banking & Finance (FinTech) Sector

Dec 4,17

Technology has played a vital role in the evolution of the banking and finance industry. Advanced Technology has completely changed the way the banks operated. It has made the life much easier for the customer and the banking officials. When we talk about the technology it’s not only about the online transaction, internet banking, banking apps, online stock transaction etc. It is difficult to overstate the importance of data in …

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Donald Trump and the US F1 Visa Policies

Dec 1,17

Ever since Trump made clear his intentions with regard to visa policy for immigrants, the number of international students, especially those that follow Islam, have been understandably dropping. These unfriendly policies have definitely impacted Indian students as well. Irrespective of what religion they follow, the number of Indian students wanting to study in the US has been adversely affected. However, it isn’t all doom and gloom for students still interested …

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11 Scholarships in Europe for Non-EU International Students

Nov 30,17

To attract students outside Europe, governments of EU/EEA member countries and a number of Universities in Europe offer tuition fee waivers or scholarship programs for non-EU international students. scholars4dev.com lists the Top 10 scholarships in Europe for non-EU students. European Government Scholarships for Non-EU Students »   Holland Scholarships for Non-EU/EEA Students (Netherlands) The Holland Scholarship, financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, is meant for international students from outside the European …

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Best Masters Programs in Data Science & Big Data Analytics in Europe

Nov 29,17

Europe is an excellent destination from the point of view of the quality of education, the flexibility of course curriculum, practical and research-orientation, industry links, and mobility (trans-national studying opportunities). There are hundreds of good programs in Europe in the field of data science and data analytics. So, I will be covering them in a series of two posts. I have selected the programs after going through the course content, interdisciplinary nature, departmental profiles, industry …

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Study in Germany after 12th – Undergraduate Studies

Nov 24,17

There is a huge craze for study in Germany. While the MS programs in Germany get more attention in the media due to the availability of more courses that are entirely taught in English, the undergraduate (Bachelor) programs do not get that much of limelight. In this post, we will look at the undergraduate education in Germany. Get to know about undergraduate courses, top universities, eligibility criteria, application process and job …

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Educational Careers to choose if you love sports

Nov 23,17

It has been said that if you work at something you love, you will never work a day in your life. Similarly, If you love sports, then there are a lot of career options beyond being an athlete. Many sports occur in an instructive setting. Truth be told, school is the place that many individuals credit with motivating their adoration for sports. In the event that you feel that you …

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How to Study Abroad for Free

Nov 15,17

On study free I mean not paying tuition and / or tuition concepts. You may not be able to access scholarships completely funded by universities, foundations or organizations (total or partial enrollment, maintenance, transfers) or the scholarship you have obtained is complementary (maintenance, transfers, support for materials among others), in this case I recommend you consider admission to universities that do not charge tuition or their rates are very low. …

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Choosing College and Easy Funding tactics for international students

Nov 13,17

“Did you know that worldwide, almost 63% percent of graduate students receive funding or financial assistance in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, school program assistance etc.” If you are preparing for Graduate school or are joining one and are worried about the financial costs and implications, please read on and evaluate the different methods you can follow to get financial assistance to study in your dream college. 1.  Look …

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Top 9 Business Schools in the US

Nov 10,17

Watch the short videos on Quick facts and overview of the of the top 9 MBA programs in the US by Stoodnt experts, and guess the No. 10 MBA program. If you guess it right, your MBA application for any one of the MBA programs from this list will be FREE for the 2018 intake. Top 9 Business Schools in the US: Quick Facts & Overview   1. Harvard Business School     …

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Guide to Funding Your Post-Graduate Studies Abroad

Nov 7,17

Funding your graduate program (Master’s degree) abroad could be a significant financial investment. However, international students have a wide range of options to cover the costs of a Master’s degree abroad – assistantships, scholarships, bank loan, sponsorships. In this post, we will talk about the potential ways to fund your studies for a grad school abroad. Potential Ways to Fund your Studies for Grad School    Grad school debt can affect …

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9 Factors to consider while choosing the right college

Nov 6,17

Choosing the right college is one of the most important decisions that students need to make in life. They look for many different options, but tend to overlook some of the most basic factors. Which is why, we have gathered 9 key factors that can help you evaluate potential schools before you apply. 1. Types of Majors and Degrees Available: Aspirants need to verify the Majors and Degree available at their …

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How to Choose the Right Career Path – The Study Abroad Dilemma

Oct 26,17

Choosing the right career path could be a confusing and overwhelming task for the majority of students. While people might tell you to pursue your passion, that could be a very vague advice at times. Few people might also tell you to choose a career path that’s trending. But again, that could be a very risky decision. So, how to choose the right career path? In this post, I will …

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How to choose between the USA and Germany for studying abroad?

Oct 25,17

Objective criteria by which living in Germany is better: Much safer Healthier lifestyle (yes lifestyle is a personal choice but in the US it’s much harder for me to live as healthily as I do over here, and the reverse is true, too) Legally guaranteed 24 days of vacation – in practice you often get more Working less hours and being more productive Poor and medium-income people can afford more …

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India IIT Master-Sandwich-Programme (IIT) in association with DAAD

Oct 20,17

The scholarships offer students from Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) the opportunity to complete a project work as part of their master’s thesis under the guidance of a German professor at one of the TU9 technical universities. Who can apply? Students from Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) in the 2nd semester of their 2 year Master’s programme or 4th Semester of their 3 year master’s programme or in the 8th …

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

Sep 7,17

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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What are the advantages and disadvantages of studying in Germany?

Sep 3,17

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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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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