Date: July 2017
Counter No: 19
Visa Interview Experience:
VO: Signaled me to come forward.
ME: Good Mooring Sir!
VO: Very Good Morning! How are you?
ME: I am good. How are you doing today?
VO: I am fine. Pass me your Passport.
VO: *While scanning the passport* So, which University?
ME: Rochester Institute of Technology.
VO: What's your GRE score?
ME: *Smiling* 313 with 166 in Quant.
VO: That's a good Score.
ME: *Simling* Thank you.
VO: So, how are you going to fund your education?
ME: My parents will be sponsoring me. I also have an education loan sanctioned and I also received a 30% scholarship from RIT.
VO: How much did you say the scholarship is?
ME: It's 30% Sir. *Probably Typing what I said about funding*
VO: Okay. I am approving your VISA. Have a good day.
ME: *smiling* Thank you Sir. Have a good day.
Left the counter without looking back.
The situation reminded me of these lines in the Pursuit of happiness movie-
This part of my life. this part right here. this is called "happiness".
Apart from passport no other documents were asked. Not even I20 and sevis receipt.
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