Over hundreds of students preparing to study abroad, stepped away from their regular schedule to attend the Jamboree GRE seminar in Mumbai, held on Sunday, Sept 15th at the Alberione Hall, Bandra. The event was successful with a turn up of audience close to 210 including students and parents, some looking for admission abroad information and others with an aim to get their queries answered.
The featured speakers at the event were a panel of experts in the field of education. From ETS- Outreach partners, Ms Alka Khurana, shared her insights on the GRE exam. Ms. Khurana enlightened the crowd telling them about focus points while preparing for a GRE exam, about the TOEFL test and what is considered to be a good score along with other useful facts. Ms. Aryama Saikia, VP Operations, Jamboree Education, a specialist in the field, spoke about some tested strategies of getting into a top college and how US education system could be a boon for students opting for it. The presentations struck a chord with the audience instantly and gave the students an opportunity to clear their relevant queries on study abroad. The students also had the privilege of hearing Mr. Sanjay Kaushik a professional in the field of Visa counseling sharing his views on criteria to keep in mind while applying for US visa, visa fees, interview process and more. Jamboree invited their students Drithi Shetty and Ritika Meghani to share their experience on how to prepare for GRE exam effectively as they had the experience of appearing for the exam recently and secured a good score.
The students were a bunch of inquisitive minds looking for the right information and were happy to finally attain answers to their questions on study abroad opportunities. More than 80% of the audience rated the quality of panelist as excellent and were completely satisfied with the overall quality of the event. At least 75% of the audience believed that the event was a value addition for them.
The maximum queries were related to the preparation time needed for GRE exam, choosing upcoming courses like Cyber security, Entrepreneurship and Architecture among other regular engineering courses, scholarship options and financial aid. Students also enquired about course options in other countries such as UK, Singapore and Canada.
With the motivation from Jamboree and a chance to interact with industry leaders, the seminar overall raised the knowledge level of the students thus giving them a platform to start their application process.
Here’s what our students had to say about the event:-
“The event helped me out and cleared all my doubts. Thanks to Jamboree”
“I’m planning to give my GRE again and hence had lots of doubts. My queries were well attended to and I’m very happy about it”