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3September2015

Know before you go: Points for students and parents

by Orginally Published in The Hindustan Times Education Supplement

  Colleges in the US will start within the next month and students are already starting their educational journeys beyond India’s borders. If you or someone in your family is headed off to college abroad this month, here are some helpful tips for a smooth transition.   Students Be realistic. You may be so excited

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24August2015

How to choose your major at a business school

by Originally Published in The Hindustan Times Education Supplement

    Often business school applicants ask which global program they should consider if they are interested in a particular management subject, such as corporate finance, marketing or human resources. They want to know which program is “good” for each subject. The fact is that most of the top global business school programs are strong

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18July2015

Pick the right varsity, get funded too

by Originally Published in The Hindustan Times Education Supplement

It is no big discovery to learn that undergraduate education abroad is expensive. As of August 2014, the annual cost of attending college in the US is approximately $50,000 to $60,000 or Rs. 30 to 36 Lakhs.  That is a whopping quarter million dollars over four years.  While this estimate does college fees, living expenses

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27February2015

How to select your subjects wisely

by Originally Published in The Hindustan Times Education Supplement

Students in 10th standard are busy preparing for upcoming board exams. But for many, an additional looming turning point is subject choice for the 11thand 12th standard. As I meet students who are facing this decision, I have found that there is a lot of misunderstanding about which subjects you should choose and why. Subject

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19January2015

Missed US deadlines? Apply for these countries

by Originally Published in The Hindustan Times Education Supplement

It is the New Year and most of the undergraduate applications for the US were submitted on December 31st. If you are not headed to the US or you did not manage to get your applications done in time, there are still lots of options when it comes to study abroad. Canada: For most Canadian

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