Date: December 2017
Counter No: 28
Visa Interview Experience:
VO: What are you going to study in ASU?
ME: Software Engineering, Masters.
VO: Which universities did you apply to?
ME: I applied to a total of 8 universities.
VO: That is a big number. Which universities did you get admits from?
ME: Syracuse, Rochester Institute of Technology and 2 other universities.
VO: What is your GRE score?
ME: 309, 4.5 in Analytical writing.
VO: Analytical Writing?
VO: Oh ok. So what was your major in bachelor’s degree?
ME: Computer Science.
VO: How are you funding your education?
ME: I have an education loan of 25L rupees and my cousin who is working in PayPal is sponsoring rest of my education.
VO: So is your cousin here or in USA?
ME: USA, San Jose California.
VO: What are you planning to do after returning to India?
ME: I’m going to look for an adequate job related to the software engineering program.
ME: (Told I want to be a Software Developer, but wasn’t audible enough to get her attention).
VO: What would be your dream company?
ME: I have not thought about it yet, but the job would be related to the software engineering program that I am about to pursue.
VO: I am unable to approve your visa. Received a 214b slip with the first box checked.