How Much Should You Spend for College Degree:  $57,000 or $35,000. Take a Guess.
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How Much Should You Spend for College Degree: $57,000 or $35,000. Take a Guess.

Do you want to know what’s going to happen if you study in the university that is way below your potential? There are times when you have to settle down for less. Let’s look at the impact of studying in low caliber university, you could have done better. During application process, you should have categorized the universities…

Tips to To Contact a Professor for Graduate School Admission ( Masters & PhD )
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Tips to To Contact a Professor for Graduate School Admission ( Masters & PhD )

Contacting professor’s for Graduate School Admission is a challenging and time consuming task. I would say, some students have an obsession to do just that. This article should clear your misconceptions about sending email to professor’s asking about admission, funding and scholarships, research topics and possibility of working for them. Let’s look at the following …

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How to Prepare for College Admissions Skype Video Interview?

I feel great. I have accomplished something. But, I’m not even half way through. I have completed mailing all the Graduate School Application package. I feel relived for now. Even before this feeling sunk-in, came the next email. “Are you ready for 30 minutes Skype interview with a professor?” Nervously, Mamta said “Yes. I’m Ready….

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How to Get Credila Student Loan Without Collateral?

Credila Student Loans in India are pretty popular and I know several students who received education loan for studying abroad. Note –  Happy Schools Blog is an affiliate with Credila. Having said that, views in this articles is not biased. I received the following question from an very active fan Alagiavanan Saravanan ( and Dollars…

4 Types of Assistantships – Teaching, Research and Graduate Assistantships Explained and Compared
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4 Types of Assistantships – Teaching, Research and Graduate Assistantships Explained and Compared

Funding is on topmost priority in every international student’s list. Funding = Scholarships or Assistantships In this article, we will discuss different types of Assistantships Teaching Assistant (TA) Research Assistant (RA) Graduate Assistant (GA) Graders In some universities like Cornell, you will see  – Graduate Research Assistant. Teaching Assistant Work The TA experience can be…

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Q&A with Jennifer West – Admissions Counselor, Loyola Marymount University

Q&A with Jennifer West, International Admissions Counselor, Loyola Marymount University. Can you provide an overview about LMU and why international students should consider attending LMU? Loyola Marymount University (LMU) is a Catholic University founded on the Catholic Jesuit and Marymount traditions of liberal education: academic excellence, the formation of the whole person, and the promotion…