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Planning for MS in USA

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While the living standards of everyone lives increased, people kept on searching for better lives with advanced knowledge and Technology. Thus, we can find that knowledge only from developed countries. Education is very important for a person’s future career.

For this reason, many students want to get the best education that they can. Now-a-days, studying abroad is also an option for many students.

In my opinion, I think studying abroad is the best way to improve ourselves. As you know, there are obvious advantages to study abroad. Without a doubt, the United States offers a very high quality postsecondary education and is the preferred destination for Indian students wanting to study abroad.

We have opportunities to study the new technologies and most recent science achievements. In addition, we are equipped with the valuable and updated knowledge which may help us find jobs easily after graduating. This helps people earn quickly how much they invested. So, it is not a big issue to invest huge amount.

According to the described information MS is absolutely Investment… However, studying abroad is often expensive. We have to pay not only for our school fees but also for our living cost.

Therefore, finance may become the biggest problem. Consequently, it distracts our mind from studying to earning money. Moreover, changing the weather can affect our health, different cultures and customs may influence our mind and make us become less confident or even a victim of discrimination. Everyday may turn into a struggle for survival in a strange country. If we don’t have enough physical and mental strength, we will fail to adjust ourselves in the new environment. As a result, we could neither study or gain beautiful experiences as we have expected.

In Conclusion, studying abroad offers great opportunities for a better future, it also has challenges that we must try our best to overcome what happened to make our dream come true.

Important things one should consider while planning for MS in USA

1. Research Your Options

  • I. Define your priorities
    • What to study
    • Public or private university
    • Where to live
    • Cost of study
    • Climatic conditions
  • II. Start researching at least 12-18 months in advance
    • Attend FutureInUSA free counseling
    • Refer to college universities and websites
    • Attend educational fairs
  • III. Find a college that best fits your needs
    • Educational
    • Financial
    • Cultural
    • Climatic
  • IV. Keep track of deadlines
    • Scores of standardized tests
    • Educational documents
    • Financial documents
    • Application for financial aid

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This tool is developed by FutureinUSA ( An Overseas Educational Consultancy in Hyderabad ). It is self evaluation tool and all the information is collected directly from the university pages and data collected by 150+ students who are studying in USA in various universities through FutureinUSA.

2. Finance Your Studies

  • I. Start early
    • Heavy competition for scholarships
    • Deadlines could be as early as 18 months
  • II. Contact professors in the universities
    • They play an important role in granting scholarships
    • Check about fellowships, teaching/research/administrative assistantships
  • III. Assess expenses even before leaving India
    • Scholarships may not be available for first year students
    • Inquire about living expenses
  • IV. Plan for your finances
    • Get bank loans in time
    • Arrange for additional resources, in case you need them
    • FutureInUSA counselors can provide accurate info on finances

3. Complete Your Application

  • I. Personal Data Form
  • II. Maintain consistency in data
  • III. Spell your name correctly
  • IV. Provide details in the format required by the university
  • V. Statement of Purpose
    • Make it clear, concise and persuasive
    • Be honest, be yourself
    • Use to highlights your skills and strengths
  • VI. Transcripts
    • They contain list of all subjects you studied
    • Keep both hard and soft copies ready
  • VII. Letters of Recommendation
    • Ask your professors, employers to write LoR for you
    • Should contain in-depth analysis of your work/education
    • Should highlight your potential to do well as a graduate student

4. Apply For Student Visa

  • You need a valid I-20 first to apply for visa
  • Visit consular website and register
  • Pay the required fee
  • Visit Depts of State and Homeland Security websites
  • FutureInUSA conducts mock interviews to help students

5. Prepare For Departure

  • I. Attend pre-departure orientation
    • Conducted by Education wing of US State Dept
    • Pay attention to Do’s and Don’ts
    • Get your doubts clarified by alumni
  • II. Make Travel Arrangements
    • Confirm your date of arrival with university student adviser
    • Finalize health insurance and other emergency plans
    • Visit Customs and Border Protection website to know about inspection process
  • III. After Landing in US
    • Report to Designated Student Officer on arriving at your university
    • Complete required formalities
    • Attend regular and international student orientation classes in your university

For more information on MS in USA, you may reach us any time to know more about MS in USA is a expenditure or investment.

chaitanyaChaitanya Vaddi | CEO | FutureinUSA | +91 7306 220 220 | admin@futureinusa.com

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