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CollegeWeekLive's International Students Day, a free online college fair on August 19, 2015

Are you considering earning your degree in the U.S? This is your chance to learn what it's like to study in the US, what degree opportunities await you, and how to get started.  The interested candidates are invited to join CollegeWeekLive's International Students Day. CollegeWeekLive's International Students Day , a free online college fair with university reps from 100+ U.S. schools to be held on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 from 1:30 PM – next morning 1:30 AM India Time. Why attend? Ask your questions to 100+ top universities including NYU, UCLA, Cornell,...

Indian students pursuing PhD at Carnegie Mellon get extra benefits

Meritorious students of Engineering, Science and Mathematics from India, who pursue doctoral studies at the United States (US)-based Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) , will get extra benefits as a boost to their efforts. The extra support will be provided through a new fellowship scheme offered by the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) , Government of India. An agreement was signed recently by officials of CMU and SERB. As per the agreement, $2.4 million in fellowships will be disbursed in the next five years. These fellowships will cover the stipend provided to at...

US plans to allow foreign students to remain for 6 years post degree

The United States (US) is planning to allow foreign students to remain in the country for up to six years after acquiring their college degrees, which is expected to benefit thousands of international students, including those from India. As per the proposed regulations, students with Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) degrees can remain in the US for a period of six years under the Optional Training Program (OPT) ; at first for three years post completing an undergraduate (UG) program; thereafter, if required, for three more years after a graduate program. The...

Community institute network in US a boon to Indian students

The network of community colleges and universities in the United States (US) has turned out to be a boon for students from India, as they have made acquiring a US degree easier. US is among the most sought-after destinations for Indian students aspiring to pursue higher studies overseas. Indian students may avail the 2+2 program which is offered by the American Honors Network to earn degrees from US institutes. The network has both community colleges and universities in its fold. Candidates aspiring to pursue education in the US through the American Honors Network program need to...

Increase in number of Gujarat students pursuing higher studies in US

The number of students from the state of Gujarat in India, joining higher education institutes in the United States (US) , has been on the rise, according to reports. The total count of visa applications from the state has shot up significantly. In fact, the number of such candidates going to US for higher studies is expected to rise by 10% , going by the rise in visa applications. Each year, around 5000 to 6000 students from Gujarat go to US in pursuit of education. This year, the number of visa applications has shot up by 12% . With the success rate of visas going up, it is...

$1000 CollegeWeekLive Scholarship Giveaway!

CollegeWeekLive makes it easy to find information on the college of your choice, with online college fair events happening nearly every day.  CollegeWeekLive is free to join , and offers scholarships and special promotions exclusively to those who register, login and attend events.  Just register at CollegeWeekLive, search for colleges of interest to you-and you could win $1,000! Entry takes just a few minutes.  Follow these simple steps to win : Register for CollegeWeekLive  Visit 3 colleges of your choice when you’re logged in ...

GRE Popularity among Business and Global Students Continues to Grow

The GRE® Program continued its volume growth in 2014.  While other graduate school admissions tests saw a decline in volumes for the second straight year, GRE® revised General Test volumes grew by nearly three percent compared to 2013, and recorded double-digit growth among international and business-focused audiences.    U.S. volume continued to be stable in 2014 and international volumes increased a noteworthy 11 percent, including gains of 23 percent in Africa, 11 percent in Asia and nearly 28 percent in Latin America. Notable trends in 2014 GRE volumes...

Indian students to benefit from grant of aid to Chicago University

Indian students are expected to benefit to a large extent from a grant of aid to the University of Chicago (UoC) , which has been awarded by the Neubauer Family Foundation. The grant worth $13 million is to boost the social and cultural diversity at the university. Moreover, it should also be utilized to provide financial assistance to students who do not qualify for tuition support to pursue higher studies in the United States (US) . The Neubauer No Barriers Scholarships will open immense opportunities for foreign students with limited financial capacity, who are not otherwise...

Understanding the Advanced Placement Program

The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) is a rigorous academic program that gives motivated students the opportunity to pursue university-level studies while still in high school. AP courses and exams help students stand out in the college admissions process, earn college credit and/or advanced placement, and build skills that are essential for success in college and beyond. Research indicates that students who score a 3 or higher on AP Exams (on a 5 point scale), typically experience greater overall academic success in college. Indian students thinking of heading to US,...

Harvard varsity's scholarships to help Indian students pursue research

The South Asia Institute (SAI) , under Harvard University , has launched three scholarships to help Indian students pursue humanities-oriented research work related to South Asia at the varsity. SAI is based at Harvard Cambridge. All the scholarships can be availed by advanced professional degree-holders, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students and candidates at the concluding phase of their PhD. The South Asia Fellowship is aimed to cater to students based in South Asia, which includes Indians who are pursuing research in the area of humanities. It is a one-year program. According to...

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