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The moment of truth
When you have the I-20 in hand, ambitious plans in your head and an open road ahead, the U.S. education you have dreamt of for so long may seem close at hand. Before you start feeling misty-eyed and nostalgic about the home country, brace ...


Honesty, still the best policy
Be polite; don't argue with the visa counsellor even if he or she shows you the thumbs down Be honest about yourself; but don't talk about immigration plans Convey your enthusiasm for your field of study If you are going for a ...
Rehearsal is the key
Here's how to evolve a successful strategy to handle objective questions in competitive examinations. B. S. Warrier
The strategies
Prepare a timetable, taking into account the time available and your strength and weakness in respect of the different subjects of the test. The different subjects should be taken up by turns as per the timetable. After we solve numerical ...
Microsoft training programme
This year's offering is an opportunity to scale up skills.
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M.Sc Sports Coaching
M.Sc. Sports Coaching (two years) offered at Netaji Subhash Natural Institute of Sports (NSNIS) at Patiala: Coaching areas - athletics, basketball, football, gymnastics, hockey, swimming, volleyball, weightlifting and wrestling. One-year ...
A robot that is alive to danger
The robot designed by them can navigate in uneven terrain as it has a design of a military tank. A miniature video camera mounted on the robot provides visual surveillance of the area.
Wanted: police for the web
There is a growing demand for candidates specialised in cyber forensics and information security. The University of Madras' Department of Criminology will provide just that qualification from the academic year 2005-06
Wanted: A few good men
Upcoming opportunities in the defence services — army, navy and air force — provide you an unparalleled way of life and bring out the best in you. J. Ajith Kumar
CAT 2005: Start early
The pathway to IIMs will test your ability on many fronts — working under pressure, managing time, making decisions and tackling change. Some tips to measure up to the challenge.
Short takes on science
Current research postulates that microbes may be responsible for some mental illnesses such as Schizophrenia. It is also revealed that the vertebrate with the shortest lifespan is a fish in the Great Barrier Reef. David Adam
Qualified teachers - a rare tribe
"There are over 600 million people below the age of 24 and of this, 320 million are between the ages of six and 16. This relatively large `young population' suggests that we have all the potential to be the `skill capital' of the world, provided thes e young people are empowered by quality education and vocational training."
A legacy to cherish
Bhajans filled the air in the morning hours of May 5 as students and teachers at the Avinashilingam University celebrated the 103rd birthday of their founder, T. S. Avinashilingam, known to hundreds of students as `Ayya Avargal'. To mark the ...
Time to develop arsenal of skills
For most college students, summers are spent building an arsenal of skills that could be deployed during job interviews. There's no time to waste, once semester exams are over. For some it's time for projects and in plant trainings, for others ...
Computer-aided designing catching up
A search on the naukri.com jobsite for design engineers throws up some very promising opportunities. A leading car manufacturing company wants a design engineer for design activities like solid modelling, surface modelling and drafting of ...
Cutting edge...
Hotspot application using WLAN technologies is getting popular at airports, stations, hotels, and other public spaces. "Security features have improved and worldwide spectrum harmonisation has also happened in the 2.4 GHz band. Similar ...
A handy companion
For Plus Two students , this is a handy companion- Malayala Manorama, " a Directory of Higher Education 2005", provides students a wide range of career options. . The box items also contain information about method of testing of National ...
IELTS & TOEFL - a comparative study
Both International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS) and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) are English language proficiency tests for non-native speakers for higher education abroad and for taking up jobs after getting ...
Those questions of science
What do studies say on damage to foetus through use of hair products? Also, a look at how sports and physical training help to keep away physiological decline.
All about Linux and Java
Elmaq.edu, an IT education and consulting company, a part of Specvision, a U.S.-based consulting group, has opened a Sun-authorised Java education and testing centre and Redhat Linux certified education and examination centre in the ...

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