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Student Speak 10 - How Abhishek Successfully Planned his Journey to the Arizona State University

We invite all our customers to a short interview, and a few of them are kind enough to oblige. This is Tenth in the series of such interviews. Q. What were you doing before you decided to study abroad? Ans. I did my undergrad from the National Institute of Technology, Nagpur. Then I started working in Tata Consultancy Services in Mumbai, I worked there for 4 years, then I decided I... Read more


What are the Educational Loan Options for MS in Ireland?

Apart from the US, UK, Australia, and Canada, Ireland to has been gaining popularity as the top study destination for STEM Masters for international students. Statistics also lend credence to this assertion as the number of international students in Ireland rose to over 13,500 in 2017. Indian students comprised 17% of this group, just next to students from the US. Most importantly, with the... Read more


Student Speak 9 - How Akash's Analytical Approach Helped Him in His Study Abroad Dream

1) What were you doing before you decided to study abroad?  I was working in Deloitte in the Gurgaon office as a consultant; I worked there for four years. 2) What motivated you to pursue your course abroad? I was interested in Analytics, my sister got into analytics a few years back and I got to know about this field from her, first of all, she told me that this is a very... Read more


Is it Possible to Change University After Scheduling a US Student Visa Appointment?

Any Indian student accepted to a US university for further studies requires a study visa. There are three categories of student visa USA – F1, J1, and M1. To apply for an F (for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees) or M (for technical or vocational programs) student visa, one needs a document called Form I-20. To apply for J class student visa (for individuals approved to participate in... Read more


How to Find Housing in Australia for International Students - The A-Z Guide

Australia is fast becoming one of the preferred international study destinations for Indian students who wish to study abroad. The country has seen a steady rise in the number of Indian students who study in Australia - from 11364 enrollments in 2002 to 108,292 enrollments in 2018. Some of the reasons why Indian students choose Australia to pursue their studies abroad are the huge range of... 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


How to Find Cheapest Education Loan Using Online EMI Calculators

Studying abroad involves a substantial amount of financial investment. Many opt for student education loans to meet the cost of their graduate studies. This involves connecting with several loan providers and deciding which of their loan is most suited for your needs. Any plan of loan repayment requires a clear picture of your EMI. In a way, the awareness of your EMI calculations is a key... 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


Scholarships for Australia What You Need to Know

Australia houses 43 universities, many of them renowned across the world. Besides offering higher education of elite standard, most of the universities have multiple campuses across various states and territories that provide you with a wide choice of where you want to study in the country. Australian Government and non-government organizations offer various types of financial aid in the form... Read more


New H-1B Visa Rules to Favor U.S Master’s Degree Holders: What You Need To Know

The United States of America is a cultural melting pot as lakhs of people from different nations come to the US in order to live the Great American Dream. With Donald Trump’s presidency, various visa rules have brought in major changes and have impacted the immigration process as well. This year, The United States Immigration and Citizenship Services, commonly called USCI, received a whopping... Read more