Mistakes to avoid when studying abroad

Your overseas expedition begins much before you fly to your study destination. You should not just be prepared for immersing yourself in the new academic setting but also to embrace the new culture and values of the country you are visiting. Study abroad is a chance to step up your intellectual awareness and at the [...]

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Collegepond November 16, 2019 0 Comments

Can I do a field change after engineering?

What are the things you need to keep in mind during a Field Change after Engineering (E.g. Engineering in EXTC to Masters in CS)/changing fields after engineering?  Have you ever got bored of studying the branch of engineering you are in? Have you ever felt the need to change your field in order to avail of [...]

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Collegepond November 11, 2019 0 Comments

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 international students, here are some things to keep in mind in the spring leading up to April 15th [...]

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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

What are the things to know about study abroad?

If you’re travelling abroad for the first time, here are some things you should be prepared with. Your decision to pursue your higher education in a foreign country has been based on myriad factors such as how the country is the centre of academic excellence, has state-of-the-art infrastructure, offers a flexible curriculum and research based [...]

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Collegepond October 19, 2019 0 Comments

How to secure OPT STEM extension?

The federal court’s ruling on 12th August, 2015 has put the STEM OPT extension in jeopardy. This judgement has created quite a stir! There is a lot of confusion and bewilderment among the students who have a STEM degree from US Schools and are working on the 12-month OPT. In fact, many students who are yet to take [...]

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Collegepond October 16, 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

Making An Effective Resume

A well-drafted and nicely structured resume speak volumes about your personality. Although a resume is generally a non-obligatory part of the application, it gives an opportunity to the student to highlight their past successes and accomplishments and effectively showcases their endowments and abilities. Resume gives a platform to an applicant to talk about their projects, [...]

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Collegepond September 24, 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
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