First of all, I would like to thank you for all the help that you have rendered me for the past 2 years, starting from preparing for GRE to the visa interview. I and all my fellow US aspirants are highly grateful to you.
I am happy to inform you that my visa was approved at the US Consulate – Chennai on 29th June. I would like to share my interview experience, which was a cool one, with you so that it will be useful for others.
First up, this is my profile.
1. UG – BE in Mechanical Engineering – 9.222
2. GRE – Q780 + V420 + AWA 3.0
3. TOEFL – R26 + L24 + S24 + W27
4. No international papers or publications
My interview slot was at 11.30am. I reached the consulate at 10.45 and joined the queue for interview at 12.05pm.
Me: Good Afternoon sir.
VO: Good Afternoon. Give me your papers.
(Gave. He started typing something)
VO: So, why do you want to go to US?
Me: I wish to pursue my Masters in Industrial Engineering at Texas A&M University.
VO: What all Universities did you apply to?
Me: TAMU, NCSU, UFL and ASU
VO: How many admits?
Me: I got admits in all of them.
VO: So, why TAMU?
Me: The coursework at Texas A&M is very impressive and it is more close to my field of interest which is Supply Chain Management.
VO: Interesting. Who is sponsoring you?
Me: I have an education loan from Central Bank of India for Rs.XXXXXXX and my parents are also willing to sponsor me.
VO: What do your parents do?
Me: My father worked at YYYYYY and now he has retired. My mother works for the Indian Postal Department which is under the Central Govt. of India.
(Again started typing something for a long time)
VO: Do you have any brothers or sisters?
Me: Yes, I have a brother.
VO: Where is he?
Me: He is here at Chennai and works for Tata Consultancy Services.
VO: I am happy to inform you that “YOUR VISA HAS BEEN APPROVED” and you should receive it in a week.
Me: Thank you sir.
A few minutes later I left the consulate with my head held high and my heart filled with happiness. I hope this is just the beginning of a long arduous but fruitful journey ahead in my life.
I would again thank you HSB and everyone who has helped me to reach this state. I would also like to wish “ALL THE VERY BEST” for everyone who are aspiring for Studies Abroad. Hope everyone’s dreams come true.