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It is true that information about higher studies abroad is available more easily today than it was, say, 20 years ago. But disinformation is also more easily available, and sometimes it’s hard to tell it apart from the real thing. So unfortunately, we sometimes see stories of innocent students getting deported because they were bound either for a fraudulent university, or enrolled in a genuine university based on fudged applications.
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.