Fall 2017 – F1 Student Visa Experience: (Hyderabad Consulate | Drexel University | Computer Science - Rejected) Image
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Fall 2017 – F1 Student Visa Experience: (Hyderabad Consulate | Drexel University | Computer Science - Rejected)

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Profile Details:
 

University: Drexel University
Course: MS in Computer Science

First Attempt
Hyderabad Consulate
Date:
July 2017
Status: Rejected
 

Visa Interview Experience:


Profile: GRE:297, IELTS:6.5, UG:69.01%

One mistake I have done is I had seen what school one guy had got which messed up my whole interview.

VO: **with smile**
ME:
Good morning mam
VO: Good morning, please pass me your passport, i20.
*passed*

VO: Why this university?
ME:
(fumbled) Its for two main reason, I want to specialize in machine learning, and this university is offering this course, so I choose this university.
**typing something**

VO: What’s second reason?
ME:
Because of one Professor Racheal.

VO: Did you mail her regarding this?
ME:
No ma’am.

VO: Why not?
ME:
Because I felt she would be very busy.

VO: Okay but you should have mailed(** typing typing), who's sponsoring you?
ME:
I have educational loan and rest parents are sponsoring.

VO: What does your dad do?
ME:
He's doctor.

VO: And your mother?
ME:
We own hospital and she's manager there.
*evrything was fine till here I feel*

VO: How many admits?
ME:
3.

VO: Name them.
ME:
Drexel,USC( I got USF got confused because of nervousness), UNH

VO: *looked surprised** again why this university?
ME:
Ma’am same as I said before.

I was damn scared. I knew I would get rejected.
She took 214(b) form n gave it to me, I didn’t speak anythng knowing my mistake came out.



Second Attempt
Cnennai Consulate
Date: July 2017
Status:
Rejected
Counter No: 26

I was calm. I was keeping myself in positive hopes. Didn’t look at anyone's i20 this time.

VO in her late 40's
ME: Good morning officer
VO:
Good morning, how are you?
ME: I'm good. How are you?

VO: Good, pass me your passport.
ME:
Sure (passed).

VO: Why this university?
ME:
I would want to specialize in machine learning. Drexel is offering best coursework which aligns my area of interest.

VO: Your GRE score?
ME:
297 with Q:155

VO: Your gpa?
ME:
7.4 on scale of 10

VO: Okay, what do you want to do after your masters?
ME:
I would want to come back to India and search for job.

VO: What kind of job do you get?
ME:
Software Engineering.

VO: continuously typing, took 214(b) slip I'm really sorry I know its very disappointing, but you don’t qualify according to US immigrant law.
ME:
Ma’am may I know reason?

VO: I feel same as my previous collegue
ME:
Ma’am please tell me specify reason so that I can improve.

VO: Sorry ma’am we can't reveal it.
ME:
Okay ma’am and left the place.
 

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