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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


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 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


5 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad in the US

The United States is among the most popular educational destinations in the world today. The presence of 5 of the world’s top 10 universities in the USA makes it a much-desired destination for higher studies. According to several studies, the US has the most number of international students as well. If you are planning to pursue your higher studies abroad, then read on to know why you should... 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


Can a B2 Tourist Visa be changed to an F1 Student Visa?

Yes, a B2 visa can be changed to an F1 visa even though the process is fraught with uncertainties. This blog takes a closer look at student visa requirements and discusses how, if at all, a B2 visa can be changed to an F1 visa when you are already in the US and considering studying there, even though you came to the US on a tourist B2 visa. Let us start with the basics first. What is... Read more


Why You Should Take an InCred Education Loan?

Are you one of those students who dream about studying abroad but do not have the required financial resources to fund your higher education? Or have you got admission into a prestigious institute in India and are looking for financial help to fund the cost of your studies here? If yes, then education loans are the answer to your worries. Most banks and NBFCs offer education loans to aspiring... Read more


A Gap Period: What Is It and How Does It Impact the Chances of Studying Abroad?

For many students, the question ‘what will be the effect of a gap period for abroad studies’ never arises. But there are quite a few who would need this crucial question answered. The major concern for them is  ‘do I stand a chance of being admitted to XYZ school because I have a gap in my studies? In this article, we answer the most common questions related to gap years and how they impact... Read more


Know the Reasons Why Your Education Loan Application Got Rejected

According to IBA, the non-performing assets (NPAs) in the education loan category was 8.97% in March 2018. The NPAs, in March 2016, was 7.3%. IBA data also states that at the end of the FY 2017-18, total outstanding education loan amount in the country was Rs 71,724.65 crore and out of this Rs 6,434.62 crore was NPA. The numbers speak for themselves and give us an idea of why banks have become... Read more


Brexit’s Impact on Indian Students: The Silver Lining in the Chaos

Over 39,000 Indian students came to the UK to pursue higher education in 2010. The number fell to 16,550 in 2016. The stats prove that the United Kingdom used to be a preferred study destination for international students.  The reason was stricter student immigration laws. It made getting a student visa and finding work post-study hard. As a result, students from India and non-EU nations opted... Read more