What should I know about US tax? | Collegepond

The US continues to be a top destination for Indian students. According to reports, 55% of the 185,000 Indian students enrolled in higher education institutions abroad are in the US. With finances being a major concern for students aspiring to study abroad, here are some things to keep in mind in the spring leading up [...]

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Collegepond November 7, 2019 0 Comments

Saving on US taxes

Income Tax is something you can never escape, except in countries that have made themselves tax havens. As many Indians emigrate or go for their higher studies in the US, it is imperative that they acquaint themselves with the Income Tax architecture of the country. Being knowledgeable about the system ensures compliance, as violations of [...]

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Collegepond October 27, 2019 0 Comments

Scholarships In US Universities | Indian Students

High tuition fees for studying in US Universities often discourage students from exploring this option, but needless to say, US universities, as well as institutions in India, offer scholarships that make higher education in the US an affordable option. Securing such scholarships to study abroad is a subject that most students want to know more [...]

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Collegepond October 1, 2019 0 Comments

What are the top business programs in USA?

Every year, an estimated 80,000 students come to the US from India to pursue higher studies. Among them, a substantial number apply for a bachelor or a masters program in business administration. Business Programs in USA A substantial number of students who apply for their higher studies in the USA go for programs in business [...]

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Collegepond September 23, 2019 0 Comments

What are the do’s and don’t’s for foreign travellers in the USA?

Your decision to pursue your higher education in the US has been based on myriad factors such as US being the centre of academic excellence, state-of-an-art infrastructure, flexible curriculum and research based teaching methodology. Your overseas education experience will, however, not be restricted to four walls of your classroom; it is going to be much [...]

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Collegepond September 17, 2019 0 Comments

How to deal with first semester in USA?

Everyone expects studying abroad to be an incredibly exciting experience. However, one phenomenon that can hamper the entire experience is “homesickness.” Mostly fuelled by the cultural shock, homesickness can be a little daunting to deal with. Here are a few valuable tips, which will help you overcome homesickness with ease.  Keep in touch with your [...]

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Collegepond September 9, 2019 0 Comments

What is the US visa procedure?

The sheer happiness and feeling of euphoria on getting selected and receiving the confirmation of enrolment (COE) from your dream university is indeed unparalleled. But you are still one step away from living your dream and that is – getting your student visa.  Visa interview is an important step prior to the final confirmation of student [...]

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Collegepond August 27, 2019 0 Comments

How to Write a Graduate School Application Essay?

Even seemingly boring topics can be made into exceptional admissions essays with an innovative approach. In writing graduate school application essay you must bear in mind your two goals: to persuade the admissions officer that you are extremely worthy of admission and to make the admissions officer aware that you are more than your marks [...]

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Collegepond August 26, 2019 0 Comments

How can I apply for financial aid for MS abroad?

An education in the US can be prohibitively expensive. Apart from the tuition fees, which alone run into thousands of dollars, there are also costs that involve lodging and boarding. These costs can be quite demoralizing for a strictly budget student. Most students are reliant on parental savings, student loans, and in some rare cases, [...]

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Collegepond August 9, 2019 0 Comments

Student Travel Insurance | Collegepond

You have really slogged hard for this much awaited opportunity of pursuing your higher studies abroad and now you want to single-mindedly concentrate on your education. Taking a reliable student health insurance policy is an absolute necessity and should be the top priority for international students. Forearmed with a dependable insurance policy, one can easily [...]

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Collegepond August 2, 2019 0 Comments
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