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Submit your application:
17. Most of the institutions charge a non refundable application processing fee. Make sure to check the current
application fee from institutionís website / application form and to send in correct mode of payment. If
someone is paying for you in US, send the application form to him and ask to submit it with the required
18. Make sure to keep a photocopy of all these documents.
19. If required universities / colleges may ask you for some more information or to resubmit again. You should
promptly act on such requests.
Response from universities, acceptance and visa application:
20. You can expect hearing back from universities after 4 months of submitting your application. If you have
applied for semester beginning in September, expect to get response by mid-April of that year. Contact the
admission office of the institution if you do not receive response in the expected time frame. If you have been
accepted and have offer from many institutions, choose one of them that best suits you. Send a letter of
acceptance to that institution. Request the institution for I-20 form also called certificate of eligibility. This
form is required for applying student visa.
21. Now you will have three to four months in your hand to apply for visa and making travel arrangements.
Contact your nearest U.S. Educational information or advising center to let them know that you have been
accepted to a
get your visa stamped, contact the International Student Office at your university with details of your arrival
plans. Most of the universities conduct orientation plan. Try to make your travel arrangements to reach before
due date. Reaching before due registration date gives you opportunity for networking and meeting your
For more detailed information we suggest you to visit http://educationusa.state.gov website. From there you can get details on visa types, when and where to apply, financial statement, statement of purpose etc.