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Why are Personality Tests Important Before Starting College?

A lot of students end up in limbo for months trying to figure out what career would be their best fit and what higher education program would get them to that career. They are often confused about which bachelors program to pursue after high school. We have all been there! A relatively easy and reliable solution to this situation is to take specific tests and find out. Personality assessment, also known as psychometric assessment, has been gaining popularity as a reliable solution to the crucial question – What after 12th? Read more

Interesting Facts About Rice University

The southern state of Texas in the USA has more to it than just cowboys and barbecues. The city of Houston has a small private university known for its spectacular science and engineering programs. Rice University has been around for over a century and it is now one of the best research universities in the world. The students here are strict believers of the motto “work hard, play hard”. Read on to know 8 more interesting facts about Rice University. Read more

7 Reasons You Would Want to Go to Columbia University

The largest state of the United States, New York City has more to offer than just The Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. In the famously artistic upper west side of this state, there’s a cozy little Ivy. Columbia University is one of the most significant research universities in the world and has been around for over 250 years, making it the 5th oldest higher education institution in the US. Here are 7 interesting facts about the oldest university in New York City – Columbia! Read more

My Experience with ETS GRE At-Home Exam

I have recently completed my GRE Exam on the 13th of April. As you might all know, ETS has recently given us the option of attempting the exam online for most of the countries except Mainland China and Iran. But for people in India, this means we could virtually attend the exam at our convenience. I had originally scheduled my exam for 24th of March (on-site exam). On 22nd March the test center sends me a mail regarding the GRE exam being postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19, at a later day after April 17th. My friend and I have decided to contact ETS for some guidance regarding this snafu. After talking to customer care, we had them reschedule our exam for 17th April at the same test center. After a week or so, on 2nd April, we visited the ETS portal to take a practice test. We saw the alert that At-Home GRE was finally available in India and we decided to reschedule it for an earlier date than 17th April. We had talked to the customer care again to reschedule the test at home. They redirected us to ProctorU with our login details sent to our registered mail ID where we had to select the date and time of the exam. We have to register for the exam within 24-hours of receiving the email. Be aware of your inbox. Read more

How to Score 160+ in GRE Verbal [Webinar]

The Verbal Reasoning section of the GRE checks your capacity to analyse and evaluate written material and synthesize information obtained from it, analyse relationships among component parts of sentences and recognize relationships among words and concepts. Read more

How to Apply for an H1-B Visa in 2020

Of late the H1-B visa has been constantly in news for one reason or the other. For those who don’t know, H1-B visa allows foreign workers to stay and work in the US while being employed in speciality occupations. These occupations require specific skills and are mostly related to STEM fields—Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. If you are a STEM-graduate you are eligible for an OPT extension. The United States Centre for Immigration Services (USCIS) website lists STEM courses and speciality occupations. Read more

What is Rolling Admission? (2019)

What is rolling admission? In essence, rolling admissions are different from your regular admissions when it comes to one component: THE DEADLINE! Regular admissions have a hard deadline, which means that your application is evaluated only once all the applications are received, after the stipulated deadline. Rolling admissions, on the other hand, are evaluated on a rolling basis, which means an applicant’s profile is assessed until the slots for a particular course are filled in completely. Read more

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