F1 Visa Interview Experiences

F1 Visa Approved – Fall Semester – USC in Hyderabad US Consulate

F1 Visa was approved for Fall Semester in Hyderabad with a perfect score in GRE Quantitative Section.

  • Consulate: Hyderabad
  • Counter: 14
  • Date: 14th June, 9.15 AM.
  • University: University of Southern California
  • Visa – Approved

The consulate at Hyderabad is really impressive plus the staff there is very helpful so the people who will be giving their interview at Hyderabad don’t really have to worry about anything.

I’ll skip to the interview part.

The VO was a very pretty lady in her 20’s.

VO: Good morning Ma’am, please step forward. So how are you doing today?
Me: Good Morning Ma’am. I’m fine, thank you.

VO: Which University & why?
Me: University of Southern California. The Electrical Engineering Department of USC is ranked 12th & moreover a specialization in VLSI from USC is very reputed.
( I think my answer should have been University of Southern California, to pursue my Masters in EE )

VO: Okay. So when did you complete your under-graduation?
Me: Just last week, ma’am.

VO: Any backlogs?
Me: No, ma’am.

VO: What is your % ?
Me: It is 84.75% as of now. I am still awaiting the results of my last semester.

VO: Your GRE score?
Me: 1450, 800 in Quant & 650 in verbal.

VO: That is a perfect score in Quant.
Me: Yes, ma’am 🙂

VO: Do you have any siblings?
Me: No.

VO: What does your Father do?
Me: Told.

VO: What does your Mother do?
Me: Told.

VO: What is their annual income?
Me: Told

VO: Congratulations ma’am, I am …… (This is where she lost me. I zoned out 🙂 ) Ironic that these were the very words that I wanted to hear & this is what I ended up not really listening to!

Happy school blog helped me out alot! Thank you.

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  1. Hey…
    Congrats !!
    I’ll be joining USC too for MS in EE this fall.
    And it’s surprising that I was also asked the same questions..

  2. hello
    My IELTS score is 7 bands and GRE score is 920.
    What do you think for chances of getting visa for spring 2013? ForUSA.

  3. hey I am also going for masters in EE from USC this fall!! shravya plz contact me.. i got my visa approved too 🙂

  4. perfect answer!
    perfect score!
    All the very best to you.
    I know a guy who passed out from USC last year from the same VLSI got a nice job and well settled.
    Wish you the same!!

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