About the Author – Shweta holds an M.S. in Management Information Systems from the Mays Business School of the Texas A&M University at College Station. Currently, she is working as a Senior Business Analytics professional with a leading Cancer Research Hospital in Houston, Texas. She is an avid writer and regularly blogs at [http://shwetaaroskar.blogspot.com/]
You might have already cracked your GRE, secured admission and even bagged financial assistance of some sort. But life as a student in the US is more than just studies, grades and winning scholarships. Most of the students coming here, both for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, have not had the experience of independent living before. This not only poses a lot of challenges initially but also offers a number of learning opportunities.