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What is the benefit of an overseas Masters program?

Whether you are an aspiring journalist or arts student, or somebody who wants to challenge the frontiers of aerospace or genetics, the value of academic research output is directly proportional to availability of resources, access to latest knowhow and guidance by stalwarts of your field – all these, and much more, will be available to you if you can get into a top college of your choice. The overall academic environment is conducive for higher learning and academic excellence –going abroad is your ticket to success.

How do I choose a Masters program?

Broadly, the following criteria should be considered while selecting a Masters program - There areas ofspecialization, research interests, professors and their work, job opportunities, cost of education, networking platforms, rankings, etc.

What is the duration of a Masters program? How is it different from a Phd program?

This varies across various subjects of study. While a Masters in Management or Entrepreneurship is of 9 months duration typically, a Masters in a Pure Science Program will be of 2 years duration. The “Phd program” is a combined Masters and Phd degree. While getting into a top “Phd program” is sometimes difficult, most students enroll into a Masters program and then convert it into a Phd. Funding options are available for all areas of study; however they need to be thoroughly researched.

What are top overseas colleges looking for?

Academic consistency and a promise to challenge frontiers of academic enquiry in the years to come. In the areas of Management studies a more rounded application is desirable, but for pure research based academic programs there is no substitute to stellar academics. You need to demonstrate that your learning is not limited to your undergraduate syllabus – writing papers, getting published in journals, attending seminars and having strong internships and field exposure is viewed favorably.

What are the exams to be cleared for a Masters abroad?

The GMAT is the accepted standardized test for management schools abroad. For the fields of social sciences, engineering, and medicine, GRE is the acceptable score. It is very important to sit for the correct standardized test based on your area and college of higher study. For courses in Journalism and International Relations, for instance, colleges conduct specific tests to gauge ability and aptitude required for their programs.

How much work experience is required?

The quality of experience is more important than the quantity. Relevant experience, preferably with an academic or research institute, or a organization specializing in your interest area, is valued.

What does a Masters Program abroad cost?

The cost can be anywhere between 20 lakh INR to 65 lakh INR depending on the country of study, area of specialization and the specific university’s fees.

What are the funding opportunities available?

There are immense opportunities to find scholarships for Masters students. Students of Management Studies find it a little tougher than other streams. Both merit based and need based scholarships are offered. Moreover, several students opt for bank loans, soft loans from present employers or international financial aid for funding opportunities.

How difficult is it to get a visa?

Getting a visa for a country of higher studies is not a difficult process. It maybe time consuming and meticulous planning is required, but no reason for admissions to get hampered due to visa reasons.

How do I pay my university fees?

It is best to wire transfer your university fees.

What are the highlights of a good profile?

Strong Academics and enough evidence that you are intellectually capable of contributing in the area of study. Management Programs, as mentioned earlier, look for a more well rounded profile with evidence of leadership, extra-curricular achievements and community service.

How important are my application essays?

Application essays are probably the most important part of the process. A powerful narrative, backedwith hard data and facts, coupled with a vision for the future and showcasing the necessary traits required for you to be successful in your area of study are non-negotiable for a successful admit.

What are letters of recommendation and how important are they ?

Letters of Recommendation are written by people who have worked with you and can vouch for your ability and expertise in your area of work. Referees can range from your professors in college to the Head of Department of a research institute where you interned. The Letters of Recommendation give colleges an idea of what others think of view; they serve as a validation to your candidacy and are very important in the overall scheme of things.

What is a good time to apply?

International applicants are advised to apply early, especially if you are looking for aid. It is good to submit your applications to US colleges by December or January and at least six to eight months need to be invested in working on your application. For Europe, Canada and Singapore, you should not be any later than January/February.

How will Collegify help me?

How can I start the process?

Why should I do my MBA abroad?

An overseas MBA, particularly for the top 50 universities, is a ticket to jumpstart your career and provide the platform to exponentially grow your career. Whether you are a Finance enthusiast or a Marketing Mogul, or aspire to start your own venture, the exposure provided by a global MBA through its teaching pedagogy, diverse classrooms with students across the globe and access to industry leaders will serve you well in the short term as well as hold you in excellent stead in the long term

How do I choose an MBA program?

There are several parameters required to select an MBA program; primary among them are rankings, areas of specialization, professors, job opportunities, cost of education, networking platforms, etc.

What is the age limit for an MBA abroad?

There is no age limit for the MBA program. However, typically a top business school’s class profile will have students in the age bracket of 25 to 40.

What is the duration of an MBA program?

Between 12 to 18 months, with some schools even running their courses for 2 years.

What are Business Schools looking for?

Business Schools want to invest in young professionals who show promise to excel and will be worthy of being a flagbearer for the institute in the years to come. There should be enough in your profile to demonstrate promise; your past records will be used to assess your future potential. Robust work experience, positions of leadership, strong extracurricular activities, commitment to a cause, your big business idea, etc. are some areas that you could work on. The manner in which you communicate your story is also extremely important.

What are the exams to be cleared for an MBA abroad? What is a good GMAT score?

The GMAT is the accepted standardized test for Business Schools abroad. While it is difficult to define a “good” GMAT score, a score in excess of 700 will give you a fighting chance in the top 50 universities.

How much work experience is required?

Though there have been the occasional cases of freshers getting into their dream business schools overseas, typically one requires at least 3 years of work experience at the time of applying.

Can I do an MBA without work experience?

Theoretically there is nothing stopping you; however the odds are heavily against people without any prior experience. Recently, some business schools such as Harvard, Yale, IESE and ISB, have launches a 2+2 program where students can apply in their final year of college to secure a spot in the MBA class 2 years in the future. The 2+2 program is a lucrative options for freshers

What does an MBA abroad cost?

An MBA can cost anywhere between 50 lakh INR to a little over 1 crore INR depending on the country of study and the specific university’s fees

What are the funding opportunities available?

Scholarships are rare to find for MBA applicants; however some schools do offer merit based scholarships. Typically students opt for bank loans, soft loans from present employers or international financial aid for funding opportunities.

How difficult is it to get a visa?

Getting a visa for a country of higher studies is not a difficult process. It maybe time consuming and meticulous planning is required, but no reason for admissions to get hampered due to visa reasons

How do I pay my university fees?

It is best to wire transfer your university fees.

What are the highlights of a good profile?

A good profile has, amongst other things, a strong work experience,leadership, extracurricular achievements, community service, team handling, etc. It is very difficult to compartmentalize a good profile since MBA classes appreciate diversity; this notwithstanding certain managerial traits need to be showcased in the applicant’s profile

How important are my application essays?

Application essays are probably the most important part of the process. A powerful narrative, backed with hard data and facts, coupled with a vision for the future and showcasing leadership traits are non-negotiable for a successful business school admit.

What are letters of recommendation and how important are they?

Letters of Recommendation are written by people who have worked with you and can vouch for your ability and expertise in your area of work. Referees can range from your supervisor at work to the director of the NGO where you volunteer to even your badminton coach or your team member who has worked under your leadership for a substantial period of time. The Letters of Recommendation give colleges an idea of what others think of view; they serve as a validation to your candidacy and are very important in the overall scheme of things.

What is a good time to apply?

International applicants are advised to apply early. Round 1 deadlines are typically in December and at least six to eight months need to be invested in working on your application.

How will Collegify help me?

How can I start the process?