Fall 2017-F1 Student Visa Experience: (Mumbai Consulate | State University of New York at Stony Brook | Computer Science- Approved)

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Updated on Apr 30, 2021

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Profile Details:

University: State University of New York at Stony Brook
Course: MS in Computer Science

Second Attempt
Mumbai Consulate
Date:
July 2017
Status: Approved
Counter No: 26


Visa Interview Experience:

VO: Good Morning!
ME:
Hello Sir, Good Morning!

VO: Pass me your passport, I20 and Sevis receipt
ME:
*passed*

VO: What is your academic background?
ME:
I completed my undergraduate studies in Computer Science in 2015 from xx college which comes under xx university. My GPA is Z on a scale of 4.

VO: What are you doing since then?
ME:
I have been working as a Software Engineer with xx company.

VO: How many schools did you apply to?
ME:
8.

VO: How many schools did you get admit from?
ME:
5 (Named them).

VO: What is your GRE score?
ME:
Xx with xx in quantitative section.

VO: So, do you like cold weather?
ME:
Oh, I love it.

VO: How do you plan to pay for your education?
ME:
My father is sponsoring my education. He has got a savings of X lakhs and I have taken an education loan of Y lakhs. Added together, it is more than sufficient for 2 years of my education.

VO: What does your father do?
ME:
He is working as X at Y department.

VO: What is your father's annual income?
ME:
X.

VO: Okay, I am approving your visa. *Returned all my documents except passport :P*
ME:
Thank you Sir. Have a nice day!

Suggestion: Keep it short and simple. Be confident and say the truth.


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