How to prepare admissions application

The first step is to prepare and give the test (GRE/GMAT/SAT, TOEFL). Do it as early as possible! Remember in some countries it's difficult to get dates (especially for TOEFL.) You probably know that you can send your GRE and TOEFL scores (completely free) to 4 universities. Before appearing in the test select 4 Universities (based on your expected score/academics). It's a good idea to select University in each top/second/third and fourth quarter. After giving your exam be cool and apply to Universities at your center online. In case if you forget to apply online don't panic and talk to a representative at your center and they will provide free score report form to be filled.

University Selection
Select Universities as follows-
Getting Recommendations
Most Universities accept Online Applications Only (like you will upload your Transcripts, Statement of purpose, CV, etc.). When you put email addresses of your Professor/supervisor etc. For the recommendation, they will receive an email with instructions on uploading recommendation letter. Never forget to tell your professor to write your class rank (of course, if it's good).

Getting Transcripts
You might be uploading scanned copy of transcripts in University's web portal and they might ask for official transcripts (via post, or collegenet service etc).

What after submitting your application?
Universities have online system to track your application.
~Some University do not respond via email even after admission.
~If You are getting late for I-20 (Sevis) You may request University to send Sevis I-20 via Courier Service (You may be charged around 50$).

Some common questions

I have given my GRE and TOEFL exam.. Which Universities should I apply?
We understand applying to college costs money .. around ~$150 (Application Fees + GRE/TOEFL score fees + shipping (especially for international Students).. well use Engineering College Finder

I am International student. How should I get started?

How to get admission to a top school?
As you know it's not easy.. several things mentioned below affects your chances... We believe GPA + GRE is a major contributor (for international students) unless you are a student from a well known University (Please note: Your school may be in top 20 in your country but professors in the USA are not aware of all possible 1000 universities worldwide. They might know few well-known Universities through their current students unless it's really reputed University.

Will I get financial aid?
Again depends PhD students receive tuition waiver + monthly stipend which will cover all your expenses. MS (graduate) students may receive financial assistance (depending on

Getting in...

Letter of Intent


Money matters

Where to Study?