Opt for OPT

Opt for OPT

By Jason Chiang July 2021

Optional Practical Training offers temporary employment for international students in the United States to work in their area of study.

Finance Your Studies

Finance Your Studies

By Paromita Pain July 2021

With the right planning and research, students can access a range of financial assistance options to make their U.S. higher education affordable.

Admissions in a New Landscape

Admissions in a New Landscape

By Michael Gallant July 2020

International students will have to navigate new territory in a world defined by public health concerns, social distancing and disruptions.

Support Systems for Students

Support Systems for Students

By Paromita Pain July 2020

U.S. universities stepped up to support their international students during the coronavirus pandemic.

Quest for Security and Empowerment

Quest for Security and Empowerment

By Hillary Hoppock July 2020

Stanford King Center on Global Development's David Lobell and Soledad Artiz Prillaman focus their research on improving food security in India and on understanding the inequities around Indian women's political participation.

U.S. Higher Education Endures

U.S. Higher Education Endures

By Roger Brindley July 2020

In these unprecedented times, a deep and abiding commitment to teach the next generation of global leaders at U.S. universities will endure.

Making the Most of Your Holiday Breaks

Making the Most of Your…

By Aastha Virk Singh July 2020

During holiday breaks, students should focus on building their profiles in order to become strong candidates to get admission in a U.S. university of their choice.

Selecting a College for Your Child

Selecting a College for Your…

By Rupali Verma July 2020

A look at some key factors parents should consider when helping their children take admission-related decisions.

A Cross-Cultural Experience

A Cross-Cultural Experience

By Ranjita Biswas July 2019

Shreya Das, a story scholar at IIT Kharagpur, participated in the Fulbright fellowship to teach Bangla to students of Indiana University Bloomington.

Excelling With Integrity

Excelling With Integrity

By Steve Fox July 2019

U.S. universities expect students to work with honesty and integrity, and avoid all forms of academic dishonesty.

Fair Strategies

Fair Strategies

By Rupali Verma July 2019

A guide for prospective students on how they can get the most out of U.S. university fairs.

Building the Robots

Building the Robots

By Michael Gallant July 2019

Want to create the high-tech machines of the future? A degree in robotics engineering might be a good fit for you.

Business of Arts

Business of Arts

By Candice Yacono July 2019

Arts management programs equip students to apply business administration techniques and processes to the world of art.

How do You Choose?

How do You Choose?

By Michael Gallant July 2019

Students planning to pursue higher studies in the United States should keep a few key factors in mind while picking a major.

Interpreting Information

Interpreting Information

By Jason Chiang July 2019

With the rapid growth of Internet of Things, the demand for statistical science graduates has been increasing steadily.

Interview Insights

Interview Insights

By Suparna Mukherji July 2019

Alumni interviews are an important part of the U.S. university admissions process and help find the right candidate for an institution.

Learning Languages

Learning Languages

By Natasa Milas July 2019

American students experience Indian culture through its languages.

Legacy of Liberal Arts

Legacy of Liberal Arts

By Archit Guha July 2019

Despite their size, the impact of a small liberal arts college experience can often be everlasting.

Science of Air and Space

Science of Air and Space

By Jason Chiang July 2019

With international governments and private companies focusing on space explorations and increasing efficiencies, a degree in aerospace engineering has become quite sought-after.

Strength and Structures

Strength and Structures

By Michael Gallant July 2019

Earn a degree in architectural engineering and help buildings stand tall for decades to come.

Study the Mind

Study the Mind

By Steve Fox July 2019

The discipline of psychology is wide and varied, and so are the career opportunities.

A Journey From Chennai to Philly

A Journey From Chennai to…

By Deepika Athinarayanan April 2022

Strategic planning, unforeseen challenges and, ultimately, invaluable experiences on the pathway to studying in the United States.

Teaching Religion

Teaching Religion

By Syed Sulaiman Akhtar July 2019

Varun Soni, dean of religious life at the University of Southern California, shares his experience of studying and teaching religion in the United States.

Understanding Social Life

Understanding Social Life

By Burton Bollag July 2019

Sociology students seek to understand how society works, and are equipped to enter a wide range of professional fields.

Why Study in the U.S.

Why Study in the U.S.

By Bhavvna Jolly July 2019

U.S higher education offers a unique value proposition and grooms students to address challenges faced by their communities, countries and the world.

Studying During the Pandemic

Studying During the Pandemic

By Hillary Hoppock April 2022

Universities and students adapt to difficult circumstances as safety measures, social distancing and travel restrictions affect traditional university enrollment systems.

Vibrant Campus Life of U.S. Universities

Vibrant Campus Life of U.S.…

By Candice Yacono April 2022

Student organizations create a diverse campus and help build life-long memories and relationships. Indian Student Associations are one way both Indian and American students merge culture and student life on campus.

Finding the Right Fit

Finding the Right Fit

By Paromita Pain April 2022

Read these tips from U.S. university officials and Indian alumni on how prospective students can find the right university to meet their needs and help them succeed.

Maintaining Legal Status

Maintaining Legal Status

By Natasa Milas April 2022

Every year, the United States opens its doors to international students from around the world. For students, it’s important to be mindful of the requirements to maintain legal status while studying in the United States.

A Bearcat for Life!

A Bearcat for Life!

By Sid Thatham April 2022

Graduate-level study at a U.S. university is not just about coursework and research, it's also about new experiences and discovering yourself.

Building Your Application Avatar

Building Your Application Avatar

By Unnati Singhania April 2022

Stand out by creating a strong application that showcases your abilities and brings out your personality.

Getting a Student Visa to Study in the United States

Getting a Student Visa to…

Text courtesy of the Consular Team, U.S. Embassy New Delhi April 2022

Refer to this frequently asked questions guide as you are getting ready to apply for your student visa.

Acing Your Interview

Acing Your Interview

By Timothy Brauhn, Yvette Saleh and Katherine Von Ofenheim April 2022

Applying for your student visa to study in the United States can seem overwhelming. In this article, U.S. consular officers provide straightforward guidance on the process.

Building Global Careers

Building Global Careers

By Candice Yacono April 2022

Cutting-edge programs, cross-cultural exposure and networking opportunities at U.S. universities help students set the stage for a global career.

Electing Your Major

Electing Your Major

By Natasa Milas April 2022

Choosing a major is a great opportunity to explore, self-reflect and ultimately, to enjoy the start of a pivotal process.

Opening Doors to Success

Opening Doors to Success

By Steve Fox April 2022

The high quality of education, flexibility in curriculum and networking opportunities make U.S. higher education a unique value proposition.

Getting Ready To Go

Getting Ready To Go

By Michael Gallant April 2022

Smart preparation can help Indian students smoothly navigate the port of entry procedures on arrival at U.S. airports.

Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate and More

Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate and More

By Michael Gallant April 2022

The right type of American degree can unlock amazing opportunities for Indian students. Here’s how to choose which level of study is best for you.

Keys to Success: Planning and Research

Keys to Success: Planning and…

By Paromita Pain April 2022

With the right planning and research, the journey to a U.S. degree can be a rewarding experience.

Safe Spaces for All

Safe Spaces for All

By Candice Yacono August 2021

Through education, advocacy and support U.S. universities strive to create inclusive campuses for LGBTQIA+ students.

Study in the U.S. … and Speak Out

Study in the U.S. ……

By Emily Louise Bowman February 2022

What rights do international students have? The right to free speech lets every student in the U.S. ask big questions in and out of the classroom.

Learning English and Promoting Equality

Learning English and Promoting Equality

By Michael Gallant December 2021

A vibrant international partnership expanding English language capacity supports the rights of women, transgender people, and the disabled across India.

From Awareness to Action

From Awareness to Action

By Natasa Milas May 2021

Graduate programs at U.S. universities address the necessity to establish a workforce that will be equipped to work on combating climate change.

Studying in America: Then & Now

Studying in America: Then &…

By Usha Helweg and Simran Singh August 1982

A look at student life in the United States, in the 1960s and 1980s.

Shaping Your College Application

Shaping Your College Application

By Paromita Pain July 2021

Tips from admissions officials on how to craft a compelling application package.

Research Your Options

Research Your Options

By Steve Fox July 2021

Tips on how to find the right higher education institution or program.

Developing Leaders Through Diversity and Inclusion

Developing Leaders Through Diversity and…

By Steven Radelet and Erwin Tiongson August 2021

Steven Radelet (left) is Director of the Global Human Development Program at Georgetown University. Erwin Tiongson (right) is the Deputy Director of the Global Human Development Program at Georgetown University.

Building Communities for Success

Building Communities for Success

By Maria T. Madison July 2021

Maria T. Madison is the Associate Dean for Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University. Photograph courtesy Brandeis University

Opening Doors to Global Learning

Opening Doors to Global Learning

By Michael Gallant July 2021

Indians represent a vital population of international students in the United States and bring critical and diverse perspectives to their institutions.