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Visa Experiences

Visa Experiences



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Hi ppl,The time has come for us to get ready for the next hurdle – VISA. One of the best preps forthe VI include the reading of earlier VI s to get an understanding of the process and also getover the common pitfalls. In order the simplify the process, I have compiled all of the VisaInterviews that have been posted on Edulix here(excluding Fall 2007+). It is quite a long oneand I hope you find this useful. I have also included the source if each and every threadquoted here for your reference.All the bestkind regards,kuchcha(email: kuchcha at rediffmail period com)P.S: I have used Mozilla,OpenOffice.Org and Ubuntu to prepare this. I have got them forfree too and hence I owe this credit(of watever little value it might be).!!!Support Open Source!!!Time: 00:41:37Date: 16/04/07
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http://www.edulix.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=23290There were two rounds for me one at March 10 (I was put under 221g after that ) and theother at March 27.Round 1 : a>Show me the financial docs. how did such an amount enter the bank at the lastmoment ? ( I was not sure whether it was FD or third bank transaction ).b>Tell me how do u prove that ur father is sponsering u.(I had no documents).c> Tell me the proof that ur father is an IPS officer.(I had no proof)She (My VO in Kolkata) stressed more on the financial documents. She asked for the twelvemonths transaction of the bank. She asked about the proof of my fathers employment, and aletter that my father is sponsering me.d> She told me to get a new I20.( End date was printed wrongly).Round 2 :All docs were covered. Letters issued. She stressed more on the educational docs.After thoroughly scrutinising the bank statements she asked for the Saral Form of my father,dads salary details and even the salary of my father and a few transaction details for the bank statement. She sought my undergrad marksheets : all sems. Finally she issued me a one yearvisa valid till the date on my I 20, and said with a smile that :Your visa has been issued. You will get your passport within two days.Best of luck for yourstudies in US ! (Amazing lady to talk to!!)=====================================================================================================http://www.edulix.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=19215VISA EXPERIENCESExperience 1:Amit's profile: GRE­2030 TOEFL­617 University : Virginia Tech Stream­IEInterviewer: please show me your I20.(amit produces his I20)Interviewer : what's your GRE score.Amit: 2030Inter..: Can I have look at your score sheet please.
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(amit submits his GRE score sheet)Interwiever: You seem to have a good GRE score.Amit: Thankyou Sir(Comments­ actually amit was quite puzzled as to how the interviewer mentioned as hisscore to be high. But the matter of fact is that these people usually look at the verbal scoresand amit had a high verbal score of 680.)Interviewer : Which univ are you going to ?Amit: Virginia tech .interviewer: that's a very tough school. Why did you choose such a toughschool?Amit: Sir , the specialization which I want to pursue in IE is facilities design. and VirginiaTech is supposed to be one of the best schools for this specialization. That's the reason Ichose this school.(comments­One shopuld never just say that the school is high ranked rather you should tryand reply the way amit did ie talk more about the course specialization and don't forget totalk some techie stuff so that the interviewer gets the message that you know what you aregoing to do.)Inter..Very Happyo you have any financial support from the university?Amit: No sir.(Comment: always be straight forward about your aid status. Don't sat that I will get once Igo to the university....etc etc.. remember this will always work against you.)Inter..: Who's your sponsor?Amit: my parentsInter..: Do you have any supporting financial documents?Amit: Yes Sir.
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