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Studying abroad is a dream of many students, edf admissions understands the effort, time, and investment needed to turn this dream into a reality. So, we will be there guiding you through your journey of studying abroad making it simpler, easier and faster.

Why you should apply through us?

FAQs

What if I have not yet received my degree certificate? May I still apply?

Yes – you may still apply, but please be sure to include your mark sheets and provisional certificate if available.

I have taken a loan from a bank to cover my tuition. Do I still need to show other financial documents?

You must prove that funds are immediately available to cover the first year’s costs and show evidence that funds will be available for all subsequent years. Any financial documentation you provide should be in support of this. This applies to ALL student visa applicants.

What are the factors that are considered in short listing the Universities?

Short listing of the Universities is a personalized process. We take into consideration the student interest, academic scores, the prerequisites of the university, and the complete profile of the student strength and weaknesses, preferences and chances of getting into the university, we will give you a list of 15-18 universities with chances of getting an admit.

Is ranking of the University should be a basic criterion in choosing the choices of Universities?

We suggest the student to use Ranking as one among the criteria but not as a whole. It is understood that the Ranking are done by some Private bodies by using certain parameters which most of them are not applicable from the student perspective. We recommend student to consider other important factors like accreditation of the University, courses, strength of the faculty, infrastructure, on-going researches and the placement support at the University. More important student should look at his specialization and course and see if his choice of university is good for the same. Also, some university does not get into the ranking race.

What are the reasons to study in USA?

Studying in USA provides the following:

  • An opportunity to study the latest curriculum for better career prospects.
  • An opportunity to study at the world-renowned universities.
  • An opportunity to work on latest research projects.
  • An opportunity to be exposed to different environment and culture and also.
  • Multiple Job opportunities.

What are the types of Scholarship available in the USA education system for International students?

Scholarships at Undergrad level are basically of 3 types:

    • Need Blind Scholarships
    • Need based scholarships
    • Merit based scholarships

What are the deadlines?

There are 3 kinds of deadlines at UG level:

  • Early decision (Binding deadline) – This is typically Nov 1 for the Fall intake
  • Early action (non-binding deadline) – This is typically Nov 1 for the Fall intake.
  • Regular deadline – This is typically Jan 1 for the Fall intake.

Will I get a Scholarship?

Scholarship depends on various factors such as the profile of the student, University funds, program applied for and the timing of the application, there’s no guarantee that a student will get a scholarship, but we will help you during the application process to apply for scholarships. Also, it is to be noted that If the student hasn’t received aid initially it is possible for him to get some aid after the first semester based on the performance.

How much scholarship can I expect?

As mentioned earlier there is no way to determine an exact amount of aid, however on an avg. for Undergrad its about 40-50%

What is your success rate in admissions?

It is about 90+%.

How long will the application process take?

It depends on how much time you can spend and the type of the application, on an average it takes 2-3 months for a good application.

Is it worth spending so much money and study abroad?

Well that depends on various factors like the type of university you get into, your performance in the university, and the network you build within the university.

Are there Placement cells in the universities?

There are no placement cells in the universities, however they do offer career services who’ll guide you in building the profile, interview training, building your network etc..

Why should I pay for Combo now?

The discount that you’ll avail.

  • Also applying early is always an advantage hence you can start preparing your documents along with the test prep and save time.
  • Selecting universities for the test date

What if I don’t get a good score, the money paid for admissions will be wasted?

Not at all, you can utilize the admission package for the next intake you plan to apply.

What are the factors I should keep in Mind before applying?

  • Location
  • Profile Match
  • Specialization chosen
  • Cost
  • Ranking
  • Acceptance rate / Avg Scores
  • University Specific requirements
  • Timelines

How many universities do you suggest me to apply to?

A good number is about 8-10 with a decent mix of universities.

Will you guarantee me an admission or Scholarship?

No, we don’t guarantee admission or Scholarship, but while we are working with you , we would give you a realistic list and help to better your application, by helping you understand the application process and a strategy.

How long will the university take to reply?

It takes about 4-6 weeks after the application.

How much is the application fee?

Usually UG applications are about $ 50 to $ 100.

Is TOEFL / IELTS mandatory?

There are some schools which lets you apply without TOEFL / IELTS if the undergrad is in English, but it’s better to take the test since it will allow you to apply to all schools.

From whom I can take the letters of recommendation?

LORs can be taken from school teachers, school counsellor, principal or from an organization where you have done exceptional community service.

Is there any cut-off to apply?

There are no Cut-offs for scores, however you’ll need to know which school accepts your profile and score.

Studying abroad is a dream of many students, edf admissions understands the effort, time, and investment needed to turn this dream into a reality. So, we will be there guiding you through your journey of studying abroad making it simpler, easier and faster.

Why you should apply through us?

FAQs

What if I have not yet received my degree certificate? May I still apply?

Yes – you may still apply, but please be sure to include your mark sheets and provisional certificate if available.

I have taken a loan from a bank to cover my tuition. Do I still need to show other financial documents?

You must prove that funds are immediately available to cover the first year’s costs and show evidence that funds will be available for all subsequent years. Any financial documentation you provide should be in support of this. This applies to ALL student visa applicants.

What are the factors that are considered in short listing the Universities?

Short listing of the Universities is a personalized process. We take into consideration the student interest, academic scores, the prerequisites of the university, and the complete profile of the student strength and weaknesses, preferences and chances of getting into the university, we will give you a list of 15-18 universities with chances of getting an admit.

Is ranking of the University should be a basic criterion in choosing the choices of Universities?

We suggest the student to use Ranking as one among the criteria but not as a whole. It is understood that the Ranking are done by some Private bodies by using certain parameters which most of them are not applicable from the student perspective. We recommend student to consider other important factors like accreditation of the University, courses, strength of the faculty, infrastructure, on-going researches and the placement support at the University. More important student should look at his specialization and course and see if his choice of university is good for the same. Also, some university does not get into the ranking race.

What are the reasons to study in USA?

Studying in USA provides the following:

  • An opportunity to study the latest curriculum for better career prospects.
  • An opportunity to study at the world-renowned universities.
  • An opportunity to work on latest research projects.
  • An opportunity to be exposed to different environment and culture and also.
  • Multiple Job opportunities.

What are the types of Scholarship available in the USA education system for International students?

Scholarships at Undergrad level are basically of 3 types:

  • Need Blind Scholarships
  • Need based scholarships
  • Merit based scholarships

What are the deadlines?

There are 3 kinds of deadlines at UG level:

  • Early decision (Binding deadline) – This is typically Nov 1 for the Fall intake
  • Early action (non-binding deadline) – This is typically Nov 1 for the Fall intake.
  • Regular deadline – This is typically Jan 1 for the Fall intake.

Will I get a Scholarship?

Scholarship depends on various factors such as the profile of the student, University funds, program applied for and the timing of the application, there’s no guarantee that a student will get a scholarship, but we will help you during the application process to apply for scholarships. Also, it is to be noted that If the student hasn’t received aid initially it is possible for him to get some aid after the first semester based on the performance.

How much scholarship can I expect?

As mentioned earlier there is no way to determine an exact amount of aid, however on an avg for MBA students aid range is about 0 – 100%.

What are the requirements to apply?

# Country Degree Work-Ex
0 India Min. 15 Yrs Min 2 Yrs ( IIM-s min 5 and 7 Yrs)
1 USA 16 Yrs ( Some schools accept 15) Not Mandatory for most schools
2 Canada 16 Yrs Compulsary Not Mandatory for most schools
3 UK Min. 15 Yrs 3 Yrs ( For Top Schools)
4 Australia Min. 15 Yrs Similar to UK
5 NZ Min. 15 Yrs Not Mandatory for most schools
6 Ireland Min. 15 Yrs Similar to UK
7 France Min. 15 Yrs Min 3 Yrs
8 Singapore Min. 15 Yrs Min 3 Yrs
9 Spain Min. 15 Yrs Min 3 Yrs

I have 10+ years of experience where should I apply for the MBA?

It’d depend on your future plans, and the reason for you to do an MBA, if you’re planning to switch your career field then a 2 Year MBA is suggested, however mostly a 1 Year MBA is suggested for people with higher work-exp.

What is the difference between 1 Year and 2 Year MBA’s?

In a 1 Year MBA , an Internship is not available, however you’ll finish the course in a short span of time and is ideal for people with higher work-exp. In a 2 Year MBA, you have an option of an Internship and hence if you’re keen on a career switch and have lower work-exp then this should be a good option. Almost all US Schools have 2 Year MBA’s and almost all European Schools have 1 Year MBA’s.

Can you name some 1 Year MBA’s?

  • INSEAD
  • Kellogg (Restricted entry)
  • Queens
  • IE
  • ISB
  • IMD
  • Cambridge
  • Oxford
  • HKUST
  • ESADE

Which rankings do you suggest?

Rankings are not the only Criteria for selecting the Schools, however as a reference you can use ft.com, usnews.com and business week

I don’t have work-exp can I apply to an MBA?

Yes, you can apply for an MBA, but the chances of getting into a top school is very minimal, instead you can consider MS in Management / Finance / Marketing.

Can you give me some tips on locations?

MBA

  • Finance: These are the best locations and not necessarily the only good ones: East-Coast (NY, NJ , WA, PA , MI etc..) , France , Singapore , UK

  • Marketing / General Management: East-Coast, Europe, Asia, South Coast ( TX , AZ ), AUS ( for GM), Almost all Top-B Schools ( Worldwide), Canada
  • Consulting / Strategy: East / west coast, TX Schools and INSEAD, HKUST.

What is your success rate in admissions?

It is about 80+%.

How long will the application process take?

It depends on how much time you can spend and the type of the application, on an average it takes 2-3 months for a good application.

Is it worth spending so much money and study abroad?

Well that depends on various factors like the type of university you get into, your performance in the university, and the network you build within the university.

Are there Placement cells in the universities?

There are no placement cells in the universities, however they do offer career services who’ll guide you in building the profile, interview training, building your network etc..

Why should I pay for Combo now?

The discount that you’ll avail.

  • Also applying early is always an advantage hence you can start preparing your documents along with the test prep and save time.
  • Selecting universities for the test date

What if I don’t get a good score, the money paid for admissions will be wasted?

Not at all, you can utilize the admission package for the next intake you plan to apply.

What are the factors I should keep in Mind before applying?

  • Location
  • Profile Match
  • Specialization chosen
  • Cost
  • Ranking
  • Acceptance rate / Avg Scores
  • University Specific requirements
  • Timelines

How many universities do you suggest me to apply to?

A good number is about 8-10 with a decent mix of universities.

Will you guarantee me an admission or Scholarship?

No, we don’t guarantee admission or Scholarship, but while we are working with you , we would give you a realistic list and help to better your application, by helping you understand the application process and a strategy.

How long will the university take to reply?

It takes about 4-6 weeks after the application.

How much is the application fee?

Usually MBA applications are about $ 50 to $ 150 each.

Is TOEFL / IELTS mandatory?

There are some schools which lets you apply without TOEFL / IELTS if the undergrad is in English, but it’s better to take the test since it will allow you to apply to all schools.

If I take the test multiple times which score is considered?

The highest score is always considered, but it is not suggested you take it multiple times.

What is a Transcript?

It is similar to consolidated mark-sheet; however it will be written as transcript, with the medium of instruction and usually 1 page. Ideally apply for about 5-7 Original copies of transcripts while you start the preparation.

How are the Interviews conducted?

It will be via Skype or telephone, sometimes by alumni if he or she is present in the country.

Is there any cut-off to apply?

There are no Cut-offs for scores, however you’ll need to know which school accepts your profile and score.

Are the split scores important?

The overall score is always taken, however having a good mix in both quant and verbal is always better.

Studying abroad is a dream of many students, edf admissions understands the effort, time, and investment needed to turn this dream into a reality. So, we will be there guiding you through your journey of studying abroad making it simpler, easier and faster.

Why you should apply through us?

FAQs

What if I have not yet received my degree certificate? May I still apply?

Yes – you may still apply, but please be sure to include your mark sheets and provisional certificate if available.

I have taken a loan from a bank to cover my tuition. Do I still need to show other financial documents?

You must prove that funds are immediately available to cover the first year’s costs and show evidence that funds will be available for all subsequent years. Any financial documentation you provide should be in support of this. This applies to ALL student visa applicants.

What are the factors that are considered in short listing the Universities?

Short listing of the Universities is a personalized process. We take into consideration the student interest, academic scores, the prerequisites of the university, and the complete profile of the student strength and weaknesses, preferences and chances of getting into the university, we will give you a list of 15-18 universities with chances of getting an admit.

Is ranking of the University should be a basic criterion in choosing the choices of Universities?

We suggest the student to use Ranking as one among the criteria but not as a whole. It is understood that the Ranking are done by some Private bodies by using certain parameters which most of them are not applicable from the student perspective. We recommend student to consider other important factors like accreditation of the University, courses, strength of the faculty, infrastructure, on-going researches and the placement support at the University. More important student should look at his specialization and course and see if his choice of university is good for the same. Also, some university does not get into the ranking race.

What are the reasons to study in USA?

Studying in USA provides the following:

  • An opportunity to study the latest curriculum for better career prospects.
  • An opportunity to study at the world-renowned universities.
  • An opportunity to work on latest research projects.
  • An opportunity to be exposed to different environment and culture and also.
  • Multiple Job opportunities.

What are the types of Scholarship available in the USA education system for International students?

Scholarship – Tuition waiver, Graduate Assistant ship, Teaching Assistant ship, Research Assistant, LAB assistant ship, Library assistant ship, Loyalty assistant ship to name few.

What are the deadlines?

There are 2 sessions

a) fall – Starts in Aug-Sep the student should ideally apply by November & December. MS usually have a deadline but the applications are evaluated on a first come first come basis so it is advisable to apply early for better chances of admissions.

Will I get a Scholarship?

Scholarship depends on various factors such as the profile of the student, University funds, program applied for and the timing of the application, there’s no guarantee that a student will get a scholarship, but we will help you during the application process to apply for scholarships. Also, it is to be noted that If the student hasn’t received aid initially it is possible for him to get some aid after the first semester based on the performance.

How much scholarship can I expect?

As mentioned earlier there is no way to determine an exact amount of aid, however on an avg for MS students aid range is about 0 – 100%.

What are the requirements to apply?

# Country Degree Work-Ex
0 India Min. 15 Yrs Min 2 Yrs ( IIM-s min 5 and 7 Yrs)
1 USA 16 Yrs ( Some schools accept 15) Not Mandatory for most schools
2 Canada 16 Yrs Compulsary Not Mandatory for most schools
3 UK Min. 15 Yrs 3 Yrs ( For Top Schools)
4 Australia Min. 15 Yrs Similar to UK
5 NZ Min. 15 Yrs Not Mandatory for most schools
6 Ireland Min. 15 Yrs Similar to UK
7 France Min. 15 Yrs Min 3 Yrs
8 Singapore Min. 15 Yrs Min 3 Yrs
9 Spain Min. 15 Yrs Min 3 Yrs

I am from Electronics dept. can I apply to Computer Science?

Students from EE / EC can apply to CS or IT and Vice-versa, however your application has to be strong and explain the reason for the switch.

I am from Bio-Technology dept. can I apply to a different stream?

Even though Schools don’t restrict you from applying to a different dept. you’ll need to be careful about your choice and know why you are looking at a switch and if you have done anything related to the stream you want to enter into.

I have 8 years of experience can I Do MS?

Yes age is not a criterion to apply, usually people with work-exp prefer an MBA, but there are considerable amount of experience who opt for a MS degree also.

Can you give me some tips on locations?

MS :

  • Computer Science / IT / IS / MIS /EC / EE/ Technology : West-Coast / East-Coast / South Coast
  • Automobile:South-Coast / Germany
  • Life-Sciences: South/east coast , Sweden , UK, Aus
  • Arts / Fine-Arts: West Coast / Europe P.S: The above mentioned locations are ideal (general) , however it’s not necessary that other regions don’t have good schools .

What is your success rate in admissions?

It is about 80+%.

How long will the application process take?

It depends on how much time you can spend and the type of the application, on an average it takes 2-3 months for a good application.

Is it worth spending so much money and study abroad?

Well that depends on various factors like the type of university you get into, your performance in the university, and the network you build within the university.

Are there Placement cells in the universities?

There are no placement cells in the universities, however they do offer career services who’ll guide you in building the profile, interview training, building your network etc..

Why should I pay for Combo now?

The discount that you’ll avail.

  • Also applying early is always an advantage hence you can start preparing your documents along with the test prep and save time.
  • Selecting universities for the test date

What if I don’t get a good score, the money paid for admissions will be wasted?

Not at all, you can utilize the admission package for the next intake you plan to apply.

What are the factors I should keep in Mind before applying?

  • Location
  • Profile Match
  • Specialization chosen
  • Cost
  • Ranking
  • Acceptance rate / Avg Scores
  • University Specific requirements
  • Timelines

How many universities do you suggest me to apply to?

A good number is about 8-10 with a decent mix of universities.

Will you guarantee me an admission or Scholarship?

No, we don’t guarantee admission or Scholarship, but while we are working with you , we would give you a realistic list and help to better your application, by helping you understand the application process and a strategy.

How long will the university take to reply?

It takes about 4-6 weeks after the application.

How much is the application fee?

Usually MBA applications are about $ 50 to $ 150 each.

Is TOEFL / IELTS mandatory?

There are some schools which lets you apply without TOEFL / IELTS if the undergrad is in English, but it’s better to take the test since it will allow you to apply to all schools.

If I take the test multiple times which score is considered?

The highest score is always considered, but it is not suggested you take it multiple times.

What is a Transcript?

It is similar to consolidated mark-sheet; however it will be written as transcript, with the medium of instruction and usually 1 page. Ideally apply for about 5-7 Original copies of transcripts while you start the preparation.

Is there any cut-off to apply?

There are no Cut-offs for scores, however you’ll need to know which school accepts your profile and score.

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