|June 29, 2007|
|US studies: 'It took nearly two years to adjust.'|
Gitanjali Bakshi, who studied in the US for four years, describes life in America. She touches on the differences in academic styles, living expenses and much more.
UK student visas: 'There are no guarantees.'
Nick Jagger, Entry Clearance Officer with the British Deputy High Commission in Mumbai, dicusses studying in the UK. He looks at employment options and the different resources available to prospective students.
|June 26, 2007|
|US Studies: Is your paperwork in order?|
If you're leaving for US studies, you probably have tons of questions. Dr Vakil sorts out the details in an expert chat on US studies preparations.
|June 22, 2007|
|Make way for the Global Indian!|
Karan Gupta touches on a controversial topic -- sending students abroad. He discusses and debunks the 'brain drain', as well as mentioning why exactly foreign schools love our students.
MBA programmes: Which should you choose?
Rahul Abrol and Aman Bansal of Top Career Consultants and You answer questions about foreign and domestic MBA programmes.
|June 20, 2007|
|Going Abroad? Adjusting to life in the US|
Dr Arun Vakil describes the adjustment phase for international students in the US. He covers culture shock, homesickness and the new academic system.
UK studies: Be careful with student agents
Kevin Wood answers questions and provides details about UK student visa process. He examines the proper procedure for highlighting your assets and improving your chances at studying in the UK.
|June 19, 2007|
|Need UK student visa? Submit original documents|
Kevin Woods, head, visa department, British Deputy High Commission, Chennai says original documents should be submitted where possible so that their authenticity can be checked.
|June 11, 2007|
|US studies: Ready to go?|
Arun Vakil answers student questions regarding US studies. Part one of the transcript.
|June 08, 2007|
|Study Abroad: Exercise your brain!|
Matthew Schneeberger details the importance of developing your reading, writing and speaking skills -- even when school's out for the summer!
|June 05, 2007|
|Study US: Ready for immigration?|
Dr Arun Vakil, US visa specialist, discusses the proper way to conduct yourself with US immigration services, cope with jet lag, and more.
|June 04, 2007|
|Leaving for the US? Tips for Travel|
Arun Vakil, US visa expert, discusses the steps you must take in preparation for your departure to the US after securing your student visa.
|May 30, 2007|
|Why SAT is important|
If you want to pursue undergraduate studies in the US, you need to take the SAT. Here's what the test is all about.
|May 15, 2007|
|Why an MBA is important|
Karan Gupta, overseas education consultant, tells you what you need to know about doing an MBA at an international university.
|May 07, 2007|
|Financing your international degree|
The first of a two part series, this article examines alternate sources of financial assistance for Indian students who plan to study abroad.
|May 04, 2007|
|How to choose the right US university|
The next step, after you receive your admission letters, is deciding which university you want to go do. First, however, there are three questions you must answer.
|May 02, 2007|
|Enrolling in a US university?|
You've applied for admission to the US universities of your choice, and now the letters bearing the good (or bad!) news are trickling in. Here's how you can simplify and speed up the admission procedure.
Get your US visa now!
Overseas education counsellor Karan Gupta dispels myths about US student visas in our April 25 chat.
|April 30, 2007|
|US visa myths exposed!|
Education counsellor, Karan Gupta, says that US student visas are easy to get -- read the chat transript!
|April 24, 2007|
|Need help on TOEFL? Read this!|
Top Careers and You, exam experts, answer questions about the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
|April 19, 2007|
|TOEFL-- Test structure and scoring|
The second part of a two part series on the TOEFL exam. This piece looks at the test structure and gives tips on how to ace each section.
|April 17, 2007|
|Looking to study in New Zealand?|
More Indian students are looking at New Zealand as a higher education destination due to the variety of degree options it offers, clubbed with increasingly lenient immigration laws.
|March 29, 2007|
|Want to study in the US? Read this|
US deputy assistant secretary of state for academic programmes Thomas Farrell gives advice on application processes, visas and financial aid.
|March 28, 2007|
|US student visa in 10 days soon|
The visa process, which takes now takes a month, is soon expected to take only 10 days. The eventual aim is to pare down the process to two days.
Is the new GRE easier?
In the new 'Verbal reasoning' section, the focus has shifted from vocabulary to reasoning -- will that make the GRE easier?
|March 23, 2007|
|Housing advice for US-bound students |
Many new students fail to realise the tremendous impact accommodation has on their academic and social success at the university.
|February 26, 2007|
|Planning to study in Australia?|
Which are the best universities in Australia? Which courses should you consider doing Down Under? Education Abroad counsellor Karan Gupta has the answers.
Study Abroad: ACT test, now in Mumbai
The ACT, America's most widely used undergraduate admissions test, will now be offered in Mumbai. Easier and cheaper than the SAT, students may prefer abandoning the SAT for this test.
|February 13, 2007|
Study abroad: May the best school win|
Think carefully of all the factors that are important to you and check whether your university offers the things you are looking for.