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    We are the students pursuing Master’s degree in United States of America. We say that we are here to help you at free of cost in your journey towards MS/MBA/Phd Education in USA. Avoid approaching consultancies and wasting lots of money and time. Here we have presented hundreds of articles to help you all the time till you get Greencard. We hope these articles can help you. Here you will get guidance from the seniors and all other members of MSinUS.com. You can also make friends on our network..

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    MS in US Approach to Masters in USA, PhD

    Step 1: Test preparation:

    If you are planning to do MS, PhD or MBA in USA you have to take some eligibility exams. MS applicants should take GRE exam where MBA students will take GMAT test. In addition to GRE or GMAT, you have to take TOEFL or IELTS exam. It is better to take TOEFL since most of the US universities accept TOEFL. Out test preparation (GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, IELTS) articles on the right side panel will give you complete idea about - how to prepare for tests – When to take tests - Test registration etc.

    Generally test combination to apply to US Universities would be like this:


    MS, PhD,Pharmacy applicants –
    GRE+ TOEFL
    MBA applicants – GMAT+ TOEFL

    Step2: University Selection and Applying to Universities:

    Based on the scores you get in the above tests and your B.tech/BE or equivalent percentage you have to choose 4 or 5 universities and have to apply to them. Our Profile Evaluation will help you to choose universities suitable to your profile(gre, toefl scores). Admission process section gives complete information on How to apply to US Schools? - What documents do I need to send to schools for admission and to get i20? After getting admissions from Universities you will finalize a university to join.


    Step3: F1 Visa Interview

    You have to attend F1 Visa Interview at US consulate. To appear for a visa interview, first you need to book a visa date. On that day you need to go to consulate for the interview with all the admission letters, I20, test scores, academic certificates and financial documentation. Our F1 Visa interview section will explain about visa documentation, visa slot booking, how to prepare for visa interview and sample visa questions and answers. F1 visa Experience section lists some recent visa experiences.

    Step4: CPT/OPT/H1B Work permits

    CPT is the work permit that you get during your education in USA. After your Education you will get OPT work permit to work for any employer in USA. OPT period will be for 12 or 29 months depending upon your major /branch of study. During the OPT your employer should sponsor for H1B (work permit) visa for you. You can stay in USA at max for 6 years on H1B visa.

    Green card & US Citizenship:

    During your stay in USA on H1B, you can ask your employer to sponsor green card for you to become permanent resident of US. After that you can also apply for US Citizenship.

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    This story of a student who got Denied Entry into U.S.A at the Port of entry. I have seen couple of students who got Entry denied due to talking about some other university which is not listed in their Passport/visa.
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    by Published on 07-11-2015 12:02 PM
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    Here is the Visa Interview experience of a student attending for MS in Industrial Engineering for Fall 2015.

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    by Published on 06-22-2015 12:48 PM
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    Here is some information on GRE Score required for MS in US admissions. I realized that many people more or less have same queries about GRE scores/admissions/preparation I am sharing with you all the repetitive comments I shared with other people. Hope these will help most of you. And the ones who feel I am wrong kindly discuss by commenting below.. I'll love to learn more about the process with fellow aspirants. -- Aditya Agarwal.
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    by Published on 06-19-2015 08:58 AM
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    US Visa appointment system is experiencing issues and caused cancellation of all visa appointments across the world from June 22-26. According to Department of State you need to reschedule your appoint to some date after July 6th 2015.
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    by Published on 06-12-2015 11:47 AM
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    by Published on 06-12-2015 09:34 AM
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    by Published on 06-06-2015 07:40 PM

    Admissions to US Universities for Fall 2015 season are not yet over. Few universities accepts admission application into August for Fall semester admissions.
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    by Published on 05-29-2015 10:15 AM
    Student Chat
    by Published on 05-13-2015 11:18 AM

    Got Visa rejected today ( 12th May 15 at Hyderabad US Visa Consulate) didn't expected), below is the conversation with VO (was African American lady).
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    by Published on 05-12-2015 11:09 AM

    Unites States has prestigious research oriented schools for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics programs. Usually they admit Computer Science,Electrical or Mechanical engineering undergraduates for their Phd or Masters programs. Here is list US Universities offering master of science in Artificial Intelligence (M.S.A.I).
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    by Published on 04-23-2015 09:49 AM

    My Visa Interview experience: Visa Approved
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    Date : 20-Apr-2015
    Time : 10AM
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    by Published on 04-14-2015 10:52 AM
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    USCIS received over 2,33,000 applications for the year 2016 Quota. It's sad news to many masters Quota applicants as the number is huge which is an all time record in H1B history. Let ...
    by Published on 02-25-2015 12:04 AM

    Wait is over. H4-EAD approved. Around 179,600 H4 visa holders are eligible to apply for H4-EAD immediately. They can start working in USA for any employer without any sponsorship. Prediction is 55,000 new EADs will add added every year
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    by Published on 01-20-2015 12:01 AM
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    Here is my visa interview exprience for Fairfield University. Don’t get annoyed by seeing this long post but at end you will like my experience.
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    by Published on 12-08-2014 10:05 AM

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    by Published on 11-30-2014 09:40 AM
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    It's time to book you flight tickets to join Spring 2015 semester. By this time Most of the Spring 2015 students should have got F1 visa and busy in preparation to fly to USA. Here are some basics to buy Flight tickets cheaper and different airlines available.
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    by Published on 11-26-2014 07:29 PM
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    World Education Service (WES) is an agency which evaluated foreign credentials to match with US 4 point grading system. This article talks about Documents required for WES Evaluation, process and fee details.
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    by Published on 11-26-2014 06:10 PM

    My Visa approved for SiliconVally University.
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