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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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