Date: May 2018
Counter No: 27
Visa Interview Experience:
ME: Good morning ma’am!
VO: Hi..Good morning
Passed her my passport
VO: Why are you going to USA?
ME: To pursue masters in CS from SUNY Buffalo.
VO: Pass me you i20 please.
VO: Have you given you GRE? what was your score?
ME: My score was 308
VO: From which college was your undergrad? And what was you cgpa?
ME: My undergrad was from xxx college and cgpa was 8.93 out of 10.
VO: So why SUNY Buffalo?
ME: The diversity and flexibility in the course and curriculum and inline with my interest and moreover The research work carried out by Ken Regan is very interesting and really look forward towards working with them.
VO: What is that research work?
ME: Detecting cheats in chess game.
VO: Oh detecting cheat, .great!..have you applied to other colleges?
ME: Yes..UTD, Colorado Denver, NCSU, SUNY Buffalo.
VO: So why SUNY Buffalo compared to others?
ME: I found that the course is flexible where one can tailor each and every subject in their grand study, where for others it’s not.
VO: Oh..yeah I can understand that! who will be sponsoring you?
ME: Parents will be sponsoring and I also have education loan granted from Indian bank
VO: What do your parents do?
ME: Business (mentioned a single line about their business)
Handed the i20 back to me
After about half a minutes, she was typing and then
VO: Your visa is approved and will bye getting in 3-4 days
ME: Thank you.