October 21, 2017

How to reduce the cost of living as an international student in USA

The United States is ranked as the 18th most expensive country to live in, according to Numbeo’s cost of living index. Compare that to, say India, […]
October 18, 2017

Russell Group Universities – List, rankings, eligibility, entry requirements

In 1994, when Hotel Russell in Russell Square, London, hosted a meeting of the representatives of 17 research universities, its management might not have realized that […]
October 6, 2017

Cultural problems faced by Indian students in USA

Indians love to boast about the cultural diversity of their land, but it is not until they arrive at a US university that they encounter the […]
October 4, 2017

Statement of Purpose vs Letter of Intent vs Personal Statement

International students have long crossed the 1 millionth mark, in the US. That’s like the population of a mid sized city in the country – think […]
September 25, 2017

Graduate Acceptance Rates at Top Universities

When it comes to graduate admissions, students shy away from taking chances and for good reason. History has taught them that no matter how tailored their […]
September 15, 2017

How to ask a Professor for Recommendations?

Recommendations add credibility to applications, whether academic or non-academic. Much like reviews help savvy shoppers to fill up their shopping carts with well liked items, Universities […]
August 16, 2017

Sample Resume for MS and PhD Applications

Resumes are to applicants as head shots are to actors. They provide a quick peak into your best face under the best light. And just like […]
August 11, 2017

Living and Studying in China as an international student

Unlike the regular higher education destinations like USA, UK, Canada where there’s a lot written by masters students and alumni covering their university experiences, very little […]
August 4, 2017

Sexual assault on university campuses – Statistics and Facts

“The Hunting Ground,” a documentary film about sexual assaults on US university campuses, opens with anxious women college applicants peering into websites to know whether they […]
July 31, 2017

Top higher education systems in the world

We often think of higher education as just a matter of students’ jobs and careers. The fact that it has a bearing on a country’s economy […]
July 24, 2017

Top ranking Masters in Finance from Germany with scholarship for Indian IT professional

With the IT industry losing some of its sheen, some capable and ambitious professionals are taking proactive steps to re-skill themselves before its too late. Here […]
July 21, 2017

Essay grader: Score your GRE GMAT AWA practice essays

Almost all major competitive examinations have a writing component to assess your ability to express ideas through written words. GRE and GMAT have analytical writing (AWA) […]