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AYYAPPA NAGUBANDI

Are you part of the destination abroad brigade? If so, your search ends here


WITH THE end of semester exams, it's time for final year engineering students to embark on a career hunt — be it job opportunities or further studies. America, the most dreamt of destination for aspiring engineers in the country, is a few hours flight from here and information regarding university admissions and visas is just a few clicks away. A round-up of the sites that offer information on the U.S. trip.

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http://www.campusdirt.com: Claiming to be the unofficial guide to American colleges, the portal has a comprehensive list of American universities and colleges. Universities are graded on parameters like the professors, campus life, social life, diversity and others. The site also has feedback from various students about their campus lives. If you want to go beyond the academic curriculum of the university you want to study in, campusdirt provides you the dope.

http://www.useduguides.com/: A one-stop site for all queries regarding education in American universities. Information is classified based on the region of the students namely Europeans, Asians, and Latin Americans. One can search for universities and colleges, the programmes, and many other parameters, which a student should consider before selecting a university and the place s/he wants to apply to.

http://www.australian-universities.com/: This is a guide to the Australian education network. It has an exhaustive listing of Australian universities and colleges. One can search for universities by city or by State. The site has the rankings of universities, admission information, and other details like the cost of living in each State/city, accommodation and Australian student visa information.

http://students.idp.com: Destination Australia, this site is the perfect information provider. It explains the Australian system of education, and then delves into the details of the entry requirements for students into Australian universities. It also has information about scholarships and how to apply and bag those scholarships. The site is free of cost and has additional features like an FAQ forum.

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/rankguide/rghome.htm: If you are looking for the best grad schools of America listings, this is the place where your search ends. The universities are classified and ranked under various categories. Rankings can be found by region, by course, by the faculty and others. The portal offers the latest news in the field of American education. A must visit for all those seeking precise and meticulous details about American universities. Most of the information is free, however, for a detailed ranking and information of colleges one has to become members of usnews for a price of $20.

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