Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 20 Aug 2014, 05:22

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here!

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 30 Aug 2008
Posts: 251
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 30 Dec 2008, 16:33
bozo190101 wrote:
This may seem a rather dumb question. But anyone in the situation where you are on your 6th Year on H1B and don't have your GC and applying for a Full Time MBA? Basically don't you have to take a job outside the country and then come back to restart a new H1 after your MBA?

Essentially, switch from current H1 to F1 and then do you reapply for a new H1 in the US? Don't you have to be outside the country for atleast one year before taking a new H1.

Thanks all


For a H1 to H1,yes,u need to be out of US for a yr.But not quite sure about H1-F1-H1.But Post-MBA,you would have 12 months(29 months for some categories) of OPT.During that time,apply for a GC.Depending on which stage you are in the GC processing,you can keep extending your H1 for either 1 or 3 yrs.

Hope this helps.
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 13 May 2008
Posts: 118
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 0

Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 30 Dec 2008, 16:50
fall09 wrote:
Essentially, switch from current H1 to F1 and then do you reapply for a new H1 in the US? Don't you have to be outside the country for atleast one year before taking a new H1.


Yes if you completed your 6 yrs before F1, then you will have stay outside country for 1 yr before you apply new H1. Otherwise, what ever is left in your H1 right now will be carry forwarded after F1.
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 08 Oct 2004
Posts: 224
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 30 Dec 2008, 18:22
fall09 wrote:
For a H1 to H1,yes,u need to be out of US for a yr.But not quite sure about H1-F1-H1.But Post-MBA,you would have 12 months(29 months for some categories) of OPT.During that time,apply for a GC.Depending on which stage you are in the GC processing,you can keep extending your H1 for either 1 or 3 yrs.

Hope this helps.


I don't think one can applyfor an OPT if one already has a masters degree from the US and an MBA is considered a masters degree too.
_________________

Believe in yourself.

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 30 Aug 2008
Posts: 251
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 30 Dec 2008, 18:32
bozo190101 wrote:

I don't think one can applyfor an OPT if one already has a masters degree from the US and an MBA is considered a masters degree too.


You can if you have any remaining time as part of that OPT.
Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 01 Aug 2007
Posts: 157
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 12 [0], given: 1

Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 30 Dec 2008, 21:22
I checked the corporation bank website, they are saying that maximum limit is INR 20L not 25L.

After thorough ( online only) research on cosigning, I conclude that it will be almost impossible to find one ( especially since the connections I could get so far are kind of friends' friends' relative etc.).

So, now the things depend on how much a school have faith in its admitted candidates, and how far a school can go to support them. I am waiting for the school to reopen.
Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 01 Aug 2007
Posts: 157
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 12 [0], given: 1

Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 09 Jan 2009, 03:40
10 days no post!! :shock:

Any update on any front?? :?:
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 16 Nov 2008
Posts: 91
Location: Durham, NC
Schools: Duke, Darden (i/v-ed, withdrawn),Kellogg
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 0

Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 09 Jan 2009, 05:55
Silent 10 days !!

Haven't herad anything new from any school. I guess its going to be a long wait till April.
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 24 Nov 2008
Posts: 228
Schools: Columbia Business School Class of 2012
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 6

GMAT Tests User
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 09 Jan 2009, 09:14
Profile

Male/27yrs/42 months work ex at matriculation/Consultant (IT) - MS from top 3 US University, BTech from non IIT/ Excellent extra curriculars and career progress

All apps in Round 2, interview invite from Columbia
yet to hear from the rest (see signature)

cheers!
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 16 Nov 2008
Posts: 91
Location: Durham, NC
Schools: Duke, Darden (i/v-ed, withdrawn),Kellogg
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 0

Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 09 Jan 2009, 10:47
Plain curious..when you say MS from top 3 or top 5 univeristy, which universities do you have in mind?
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 29 Mar 2008
Posts: 350
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 45 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 09 Jan 2009, 11:09
abhyudaya wrote:
Plain curious..when you say MS from top 3 or top 5 univeristy, which universities do you have in mind?


Thats a direct way of asking, where did you graduatefrom? :)
_________________

To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says:
"Leave no stone unturned."
-Edward Bulwer Lytton

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 02 Aug 2007
Posts: 347
Location: Greater New York City area
Schools: Tuck, Ross (R1), Duke, Tepper, ISB (R2), Kenan Flagler (R2)
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 09 Jan 2009, 13:05
leonidas wrote:
Thats a direct way of asking, where did you graduatefrom? :)


LOL !..
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 24 Nov 2008
Posts: 228
Schools: Columbia Business School Class of 2012
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 6

GMAT Tests User
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 12 Jan 2009, 10:21
:-) i went by the usnews listings for computer science

submitted my final appln today (kellogg). can't imagine doing another, fingers crossed!
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 16 Nov 2008
Posts: 91
Location: Durham, NC
Schools: Duke, Darden (i/v-ed, withdrawn),Kellogg
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 0

Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 12 Jan 2009, 12:42
I didn't mean asking precisely that, praz knows it otherwise he would have answered..:-)

I was wondering whether Engineering schools (for graduate studies) are perceived to belong in various clusters ala Business schools.

Because I believe that such categorization makes less sense for engineering schools, if not for any reason than so many possible areas of study.

Saying top 3 based on a particular area of study as Praz did makes more sense.
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 08 Feb 2006
Posts: 251
Schools: Ross, Kellogg, Darden (i/v)
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 8 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2009, 07:05
abhyudaya wrote:
Plain curious..when you say MS from top 3 or top 5 univeristy, which universities do you have in mind?

Generally it is MIT, Stan, Berkeley. No?
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 24 Nov 2008
Posts: 228
Schools: Columbia Business School Class of 2012
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 6

GMAT Tests User
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2009, 08:22
yea, but it can vary - urbana champaign, cmu, texas austin, wisconsin madison etc are up there in some fields
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 30 Aug 2008
Posts: 251
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2009, 09:50
I hear the overall application volume went up by 20-25%.What about Indians? Did the number of Indian applicants go up because of the global economic conditions?
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 02 Aug 2007
Posts: 347
Location: Greater New York City area
Schools: Tuck, Ross (R1), Duke, Tepper, ISB (R2), Kenan Flagler (R2)
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2009, 10:41
fall09 wrote:
I hear the overall application volume went up by 20-25%.What about Indians? Did the number of Indian applicants go up because of the global economic conditions?


fall09,

I am applying to UNC and during one of their chats, the adcom mentioned that the volumes of Indian applicants have been 'surprisingly' down this year whereas overall volumes are up. I was kind of taken aback, silently happy that that would mean less competition for us. :)

IMO, the main driver for this is the unavailability of non co-signer loans..
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 30 Aug 2008
Posts: 251
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2009, 10:44
rgajare14 wrote:
fall09 wrote:
I hear the overall application volume went up by 20-25%.What about Indians? Did the number of Indian applicants go up because of the global economic conditions?


fall09,

I am applying to UNC and during one of their chats, the adcom mentioned that the volumes of Indian applicants have been 'surprisingly' down this year whereas overall volumes are up. I was kind of taken aback, silently happy that that would mean less competition for us. :)

IMO, the main driver for this is the unavailability of non co-signer loans..


I think it is due to Loan and Visa issues.
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 08 Feb 2006
Posts: 251
Schools: Ross, Kellogg, Darden (i/v)
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 8 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2009, 11:15
And I think the average Indian applicant is more aware of the H1B fiasco now.
May be EU schools are seeing an increase in Indian applications?
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 30 Aug 2008
Posts: 251
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2009, 11:18
mba07 wrote:
And I think the average Indian applicant is more aware of the H1B fiasco now.
May be EU schools are seeing an increase in Indian applications?


I know a friend who skipped US univs for European schools because of the H1 visa.He thought it is not worthwhile to attend US schools when there is no guarantee of getting a work visa.
Re: Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here!   [#permalink] 14 Jan 2009, 11:18
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
1 All desi applicants for 2010 admission ISBtarget 3 13 Oct 2009, 07:41
8 Experts publish their posts in the topic Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here! aakashganga 158 19 Dec 2008, 16:38
24 2009 Profiles w/ Admit/Dings Results - NO DISCUSSION! kryzak 142 23 Apr 2008, 19:10
30 Indian Admits -Room : Keep all desi discussions here! Ozmba 201 20 Dec 2007, 11:21
Here is a book review for all who want to keep reading. Bhai 1 29 Aug 2004, 08:47
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Indian Admits 2009 : Keep all desi discussions here!

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Go to page   Previous    1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8    Next  [ 159 posts ] 



GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.