Packing list for travelling Abroad

Packing list for travelling Abroad 1. T-shirts (round neck) - 8 2. T-shirts (with collar) - 3-4 3. Jeans (stick to blue/black) - 6-7 4. Formal shirts - 3 5. Formal trousers - 2 6. Undergarments - at least 15 pairs (very important) 7. Formal suit - 1 complete set 8. Ties - 2-3 9. [...]

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Collegepond December 1, 2020 0 Comments

How to Create a Good Resume | MS Applications

Prepare an effective Resume (CV) to Study MS abroad. A well-drafted and nicely structured resume speaks volumes about your personality. Although submitting a resume may not be a mandatory part of the application, it gives an opportunity to the student to highlight the past successes and accomplishments and effectively showcase their abilities. The resume gives [...]

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Collegepond November 7, 2019 0 Comments

About the TOEFL Exam | Test Format, Scoring, Fees

What is TOEFL? Students who wish to study abroad in an English-speaking country are required to take a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). This test assesses one’s ability to speak and understand English by analyzing his/her English language skills in terms of reading, speaking, listening and writing. It evaluates how well one can [...]

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Collegepond September 24, 2019 0 Comments

How to write an LOR for MS?

Admission committees get an exhaustive pool of applications, and hence letter of recommendation carries considerable weightage. While a well written Statement of Purpose gives an opportunity to the student to showcase himself/herself to the admission committee, a well-drafted LOR is a chance for professors or bosses to help the applicant put his or her best [...]

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Collegepond August 12, 2019 0 Comments

Things to do before going to USA for Higher Studies

Preparing to study overseas is not only exciting but daunting as well. A lot of things need to be considered, and elaborate preparations needs to be done before you embark on your journey to study abroad. However, the following pre-departure tips will make your preparation organized and stress-free: Important documents: You must check the expiry [...]

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Collegepond August 5, 2019 0 Comments

How to secure education loan for study abroad?

Increasing career benefits of a foreign education coupled with an enriching global exposure has increased the number of students who aspire to pursue their higher education abroad. In spite of a plethora of advantages of studying abroad, the exorbitant expenses involved discourage students from following their dreams. Although many scholarships and financial aid options are [...]

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Collegepond July 22, 2019 0 Comments

What are the implications of STEM OPT extension?

In order to improve and expand the training opportunities, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is all set to issue a new rule regarding the student visa regulations on optional practical training (OPT) for students who are earning degree in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) from the US universities. As per [...]

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Collegepond July 6, 2019 0 Comments

Things to Do after Reaching USA

One of the defining moments in a student’s life is when he clicks on the mail from his dream university and finds the acceptance letter waiting to be clicked open. Unadulterated happiness and ecstasy are soon dwarfed by anxiety about the university. After all, it’s the place which you will call home, where you will [...]

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Collegepond July 3, 2019 0 Comments

Tips for a successful visa interview

If you wish to study abroad, you need to start preparing well in advance since the application process is time-consuming. However, one of the biggest challenges that students face during the application process is preparing for the visa interview. To ensure that your visa interview experience is a good one, here are some preparation tips [...]

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Collegepond June 28, 2019 0 Comments

Difference between early action, early decision, and regular decision in MS in US

The decision to study abroad is crucial and requires investment in terms of money, time and concentrated efforts. This decision should be promptly followed by outlining university preferences through detailed research and arriving at a list of prospective universities. The next logical step is to start applying to universities but before beginning the application process, one [...]

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Collegepond June 8, 2019 0 Comments
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