Grad School Advice – MS/PhD | Gradvisors Blog


The GRE Monster

The gateway to the dream land of foreign universities is secured by a colossal giant known as the Graduate Record Examination. In order to conceal its vicious and dangerous nature, it prefers to go by...


The first semester

The first semester of your graduate studies when you’re far from home would be a crazy ride. You’ll be shocked by the “American culture” (but don’t worry we’ll soon have a post to absorb...

The art of stating your purpose 4

The art of stating your purpose

As with everything else in life, the application process too starts with a purpose; the statement of purpose is what they call it. A statement of purpose (SoP) is a statement of who you...


Planning your travel

Planning for your travel to the other side of the globe can be a bit overwhelming. Many questions might be clogging your mind right now: which flight should I book, what should I pack...


Got an admit… What now ?

First of all hearty congratulations for getting an admit from one of the top-rated universities in the world. You’ve worked hard enough for this and you deserve to celebrate your success…..but not yet :P....


The F-1 Visa process: What to expect

Getting a visa is the first and foremost thing that needs to be done once you get an admit from a university. Uncle Sam is really particular about not letting anyone enters his place...


House Hunting

So you got an admit from a great university and you’re all excited to go abroad for the next big chapter in your life. But wait a minute…. you don’t have a home yet. How can you ever rent a home in a different country without even going there? What things should you look out for while searching for a home? Read on to find the answers to these questions and a few more.


The Application

  So you have finally decided to pursue higher studies and are wondering what are the necessary steps to be taken to get an admit from a good university. Do your friends keep referring...