Are any scholarships available for international students in USA?

Scholarships and grants are usually awarded to international students in the USA on the basis of merit, need or any other exceptional excellence like proficiency in sports, cultural activities or a remarkable contribution in community service. The scholarships are highly competitive. Many American universities also offer grants for foreign students who wish to study at […]

What are the popular courses in the USA?

STEM (Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects are mostly opted by international as well as domestic students in the USA. However, Psychology, Business Administration, Education, Economics and Political Science are certain other popular courses.

What is CPT?

CPT is defined as employment which is an integral part of an established curriculum, including: “alternate work/study, internship, cooperative education in USA, or any other type of required internship or practicum which is offered by sponsoring employers through cooperative agreements with the school.”

What are the other Standardized Tests for USA?

Undergraduate Level Examinations SAT: A standardized test to evaluate the written, verbal and mathematical skills of the applicants. ACT: To test the student’s ability in English, Maths, Science, Reading and Writing sections. Graduate-Level Examinations GRE: A standardized test of verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing for graduate-level study. GMAT: A standardized test for MBA […]

What are the English Language Proficiency requirements?

U.S. universities require an English language proficiency test before admission and the test requirements vary depending on the course you apply for. English Language Ability Tests The most common tests of English language ability are the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), and the Pearson Test […]

What is a liberal arts college?

A liberal arts college offers courses in humanities, languages, math, social and natural sciences, and students take 25-50% of their courses in their major.

Can you work while studying in the United States?

As an international student you may work on campus up to 20 hours/week in the first year of study in US and can apply to work off-campus in the subsequent years only with due permission of the International Student Office under CPT or OPT.