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Peer pressure on US campuses

Peer pressure is a social phenomenon that is a significant part of college life in the United States. It can lead to extremities such as the recent spate of suicide deaths in India. However, it can also be a vital factor in the shaping of an individuals personality.
Posted: February 26, 2010, 12:57 pm
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Funding US education

Finance is probably the most important factor that deters people from applying abroad. If only students realised that many universities in the US offer international students loans, scholarships and graduate assistantships, they would not think twice before applying.
Posted: February 24, 2010, 1:50 pm
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A personal approach

At a basic level, there are three steps in the college process: choosing colleges, applying and then deciding where to go. Asked about the most important thing to remember in applying to colleges, Aaron Primero, Georgetown class of 2013, responds, “Know yourself.” To this end my college process began with the question, “Why do I want to go to co
Posted: February 1, 2010, 2:37 pm
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US F1 student visas fall 25%

The influential Open Doors report published annually by the Institute of International Education (IIE) with support from the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, which is scheduled to be published next month, will provide a detailed break-up of the numbers of international students at colleges and universities in
Posted: October 12, 2009, 3:15 pm
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Application Aced!

While an application is reviewed multiple times in detail, there is no simple formula for success in the admissions process
Posted: September 21, 2009, 3:38 pm
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Visa Vistas

Currently the Visa Facilitation Services (VFS) is in charge of scheduling appointments and collecting documents for the US, UK, Canadian and Australian visas. To schedule an appointment or to submit documents you can visit the VFS website and get the required information
Posted: August 17, 2009, 3:17 pm
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‘Resident’ in the US?

In the journey towards postgraduate medical education, this rings true in more ways than one. Upon completion of the MBBS in India, there are several avenues open to doctors for specialisation.
Posted: August 8, 2009, 5:55 pm
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Flexi Route

Universities in the US and Canada offer partial as well full tuition fee waivers depending on the merit of the applicant
Posted: July 17, 2009, 6:11 pm
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Do’s and Don’ts

All programmes will require that you submit an official transcript of your scores. Make sure you request the same from your previous college
Posted: June 9, 2009, 5:08 pm
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Wait and watch

When a student is waitlisted, it means that his/ her application has been neither accepted, nor denied, by the school in question
Posted: June 2, 2009, 12:48 pm
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