Getting Started & How-to





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

Sep 6,17

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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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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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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How will Trump’s presidency affect international students in the US?

May 26,17

Trump Effect on International Students in the USA It’s far too early to know for sure exactly what the impact will be. Now, in terms of impact, there are personal impacts and job impacts. In terms of job impacts, it seems highly unlikely that anyone who is well-educated will do poorly in the short term. The US has tremendous economic opportunities for people who are skilled in high-value fields. Those …

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Documents required for F1 Visa Interview

May 14,17

Documets required for F1 Visa interview. Following documents are required to show at US Consulates for the F1 Visa Interview. All US consulates in India need these documents for Student visa interview purpose. Appointment Letter Visa Appointment Letter which you can get by getting visa appointment on the web ustraveldocs.com. Read articles on How to Book a visa slot? . It explain everything about booking visa slot Unique Identification number or Visa Fee Receipt …

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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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How to Select a US University for MS,PhD, MBA?

May 12,17

The first step in selecting a US university is to choose some four to ten universities suitable to your GRE/TOEFL test scores, Academic percentage. Short list the universities based on our profile evaluation section. University Selection for Masters in USA, PhD Now filter those universities based on cost of Education. One of the primary factors in selecting a US university is Cost of the Education (Tuition + Other fees+ Living …

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US Universities Admission Deadlines, Application fee, Tuiton Information

May 12,17

Here’s is the list of universities with their tuition fees/semester and dead lines and cost/credit. hope It is useful to estimate ur COST of Education for MS. >6000,costly. >8000, too expensive. Please comment below if anything is not updated. Deadlines, Application fee, Tuition for US University Admissions Specified Format: Name Fee / Credit Hour Tuition Fee / Semester Deadline Fall Spring Application Fee  1 Alabama A and M University $472 $4,249 …

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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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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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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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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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German Grade Calculator

May 12,17

Wanted to know German grade scale equivalent for your academic score? Tired of seeing huge formulas  on other websites to get it converted? Well, here’s our very own German Grade Calculator. Simple and ease to use. Don’t forget to share it with your friends. Let everyone else benefit from this free tool. Highest obtainable Grade(Ex : 100% or 10 CGPA) : Grade in Bachelors/Master (Your Percentage or CGPA) : Minimum …

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Finding a Part-time Job in Germany For Students

May 11,17

Earning a bit of extra cash besides studying A glance in your purse or wallet and it’s easy to decide: You need some cash and so a part-time job. Perhaps you’d like to gain some experience in the German job market? Or make new contacts and put yourself to the test? There are plenty of reasons why students go to work while also studying. Just like the paths to a …

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FAQ’s on Working in Germany for International Students

May 11,17

Finding a job after graduation Is it easier to find a job with a master’s degree or with a doctoral degree? This depends on the job you are looking for. If you want to work in research, for example in natural sciences, a doctoral degree is recommended. But for both holders of master’s and doctoral degrees there are many job opportunities. Regarding jobs and studies in Germany, is it mandatory …

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A Wonderful Write-Up about Germany

May 11,17

Wie Geht Es Ihnen ? Before you plan to rubbish this article because the title seems to be written in Greek, let me enlighten your soul and tell you that it’s written in German (or “Deutsch” as the Germans prefer).The title means:” How do you do?”; a question when asked to me in English promptly coerces me to assume a lascivious posture and say : “I do like this”. 🙂 Anyways, …

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German residence permit – All you need to know

May 11,17

A residence permit is not a visa. If you are required to have a student visa, you must obtain it before entering Germany. A residence permit you apply for only after arriving here. All foreign students, except those from the EU and the EEA, are required to obtain a residence permit (Aufenthaltserlaubnis) to stay in Germany longer than three months. This permit is issued by the Foreign Resident Authority (Ausländerbehörde) …

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