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The Top Ranked Universities In France: Where To Study?

From historical cities to magnificent vineyards, France brings to the imagination a colourful panorama but the country is more than history, drinks and food. It’s been a centre of education long before the more modern marvels came into existence. In this post, we discover the top universities in France to study. Why Study in France? Because training and internship are a vital part of... Read more


Student Speak 8 - Deepa's story to the University of Auckland, New Zealand for Masters in Architecture

We invite all our customers to a short interview, and a few of them are kind enough to oblige. This is Eight in the series of such interviews. 1. What were you doing before you decided to study abroad? Before deciding, I was in the academic world working as an Assistant Professor. 2. What motivated you to pursue your course abroad? My peer group and my seniors suggested me about... Read more


Student Speak 7 - How Ganga Barani Planned his MS from the SUNY Buffalo US

We invite all our customers to a short interview, and a few of them are kind enough to oblige. This is seventh in the series of such interviews. 1. What were you doing before you decided to study abroad? I was working as a software developer at a product based MNC  2. What motivated you to pursue your course abroad? To be honest, I wanted to see the world. I didn't want to be... Read more


The Impact of Falling Rupee and Tips to Manage the Extra Expenses

The Indian rupee has not done very well against the US dollar in the past few decades. The graph below depicts how the Indian rupee has done against the US dollar in the past decade. The Indian rupee hit lowest against the US dollar on October 9th 2018, when it was INR 74.34 against the USD. The rupee has gained a little since then and stands around INR 70 per dollar at present, and India... Read more


Student Speak 6 - How Ashutosh Successfully Planned his Journey to the University of Utah

We invite all our customers to a short interview, and a few of them are kind enough to oblige. This is sixth in the series of such interviews. 1. What were you doing before you decided to study abroad? Before deciding to study abroad, I was working at Aon as an Analyst.  2. What motivated you to pursue your course abroad? There were a lot of factors that motivated me to go for... Read more


Student Speak 5 - How Yugali Planned for MS in Computer Systems and Networking at Wisconsin-Madison, US

We invite all our customers to a short interview, and a few of them are kind enough to oblige. This is fivth in the series of such interviews.  By the time, her story gets published, Yugali must have joined Software Engineer at Microsoft, Redmond. Here are edited excerpts from her journey's story of pursuing  MS in Computer Systems and Networking, Wisconsin-Madison US. 1. What were... Read more


Student Speak 4 - Hemalatha’s Story from the Technical Domain to an MBA in the United States

We invite all our customers to a short interview, and a few of them are kind enough to oblige. This is fourth in the series of such interviews.  By the time, her story gets published, Hemalatha must be getting ready to attend the graduation ceremony with her parents. Here are edited excerpts from her journey's story of pursuing an MBA in the US. 1. What were you doing before you... Read more


How To Convert A Grade In India To The US 4.0 GPA Scale?

There are about 195 countries in the world, give or take a few. Each nation has hundreds, if not thousands, of colleges. Each school and each country has their own method of evaluating a student. For example, in European countries like Austria scholars are not given a specific grade rather they tell whether the student did sufficiently or not. Grading system in India is most often percentage.... Read more


How to Manage Your Money While Studying Abroad

The struggle of being a ‘perpetually broke student’ is so much more than a sad cliché. It’s a rite of passage. But no one can deny that a college experience becomes far more memorable when there is some moolah in the pocket. Especially so, when you are an Indian student who has taken an education loan for abroad study. After all, no one wants to drown in debt and repayment plans. So, how do you... Read more


How To Repay Your Education Loan Faster: A Quick Guide

You land a prestigious job after completing a degree abroad. The first pay check arrives; with happiness, you tear it open and then the other shoe drops. A chunk of it, not small but enormous, will go into education loan repayment.  No one said paying off your education loan for abroad studies would be easy, but one thing we can say for sure that erasing it sooner than planned is possible only... Read more