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

Pre-departure checklist for study abroad

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 November 4, 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

What is the new rule for OPT STEM extension?

A new rule is going to be issued by the federal government which is all set to change the future of many international students for the better! In all likelihood, the period of Optional Practical Training (OPT) which was extended from 12 months to 29 months for non-immigrant students who were on F-1 Visa and [...]

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Collegepond October 15, 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

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 should I remember while finding a roommate in US?

The prospect of studying abroad evokes myriad emotions. It makes you feel nervous, excited and anxious all at the same time. Meticulous planning and preparation is required to ensure that you comfortably settle in a foreign land. However, one of the most important aspects that will determine whether your experience will be a memorable one [...]

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Collegepond July 15, 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
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