‘Undergrad’, is a 4 year program, after 12th Grad, where students can study a wide range of subjects to begin with. Once they have met the core curriculum requirements, students at most institutions are asked to choose a specific field of study, also known as the major. The final two years are spent taking more courses that are more directly related to your major.
Masters of Science (popularly known as MS) is the choice of maximum applicants across the country. Others graduate programs are MBA, MPH, etc. These are 2 years full time programs which combine first-class teaching and practical industry exposure to prepare graduates for professional work.
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is the highest academic degree graduate students can earn in most fields of study. These students often go on to teach at the college level or pursue research positions. The doctorate degree normally takes 4 to 6 years in the USA and 3 to 5 years in Europe.
Universities in USA generally look for a balanced profile of a candidate. Various factors which play important role to make you a suitable fit are as follows.
LORs, SOP, Resume and other USP’s:
These documents put your selling points to the faculties since you are not present in person at the time when your application is evaluated. These documents help the evaluators know you holistically rather than just academically.
Letter of Recommendation (LOR):
Statement of Purpose (SOP):
Proof of sufficient funds:
There are basically 2 major intakes in USA named as Fall (August-entry) and Spring (January-entry).
International students willing to study in USA are primarily concerned about the cost involved in studying abroad. The cost may vary largely from university to state to program.
The cost can basically be divided into 2 factors : Living cost & Tution cost. The average of both the cost en masse is as mentioned as below.
There are pool of opportunities for international students to lessen the financial burden of their sponsors.
These are financial aids granted on the basis of Merit, Academic achievements, Scores on standardized admissions tests, Good employment history, Student’s leadership potential and other personal characteristics.
Research Assistantships: A partial or full fee waiver is provided to a student having strong research interest.
A partial or full fee waiver is provided to selected students. Professors who take classes there select graduate students to assist them in teaching, leading discussion sections, running labs or grading assignments. English fluency is must to avail this.
Graduate Assistantships: Students are required to do any graduate level job to avail this.
These are off-campus jobs that provide practical experience in your field of study. They are particularly common in professional fields. Payment varies, and you must obtain work authorization from the university.
Current U.S. immigration regulations allow international students to work up to 20 hrs/week on campus during their first year of study. Under current U.S. regulations, after your first year of study, you may apply for permission to work off campus for up to 20 hrs/week.
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Fee required to be paid by all international student before VISA
A confirmation letter of admittance to a specific university
An online VISA application form to be filled before VISA interview
A payment done to book your VISA appointment
Confirmation page having the date, time and venue for your OFC and VISA interview.
The originals of all your academic credentials like Transcripts, Mark sheets, Standardized Tests Score Reports, etc
Students who got admit in top universities of USA.