Fall 2017 – F1 Student Visa Experience: (Mumbai Consulate | University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth | Computer Science - Approved)

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Updated on Apr 30, 2021

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Profile Details:
 

University: University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
Course: MS in Computer Science

 

First Attempt
Chennai Consulate
Date:
July 2017
Status: Rejected
 

Visa Interview Experience:


VO: Good morning.
ME:
Good morning sir.

VO: Which university?
ME:
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

VO: Good. Which program?
ME:
Masters in Computer Information Science.

VO: Face filled with disgust. How did you get to know about the university?
ME:
Research on Google and also mail exchanges with seniors.

VO: Sorry can not approve your visa today.
ME: Okay.


 

Second Attempt

Mumbai Consulate
Date:
August 2017
Status: Approved

ME: Good morning ma'am.
VO: Good morning. Pass the documents. So how did you get to know about the university
ME:
Repeated the same answer I had told in my first interview.

VO: What's pathway program?
ME:
University after reviewing my profile, they think I have few pre requisites to fulfill which will help me perform better in my masters program and these subjects I haven't studied in my UG hence *interrupted*

VO: How will you sponsor your education?
ME:
I have secure loan of 45lakhs and parents will sponsor the rest.

VO: Visa is approved. Have a nice stay there.
ME:
Thank to you so much ma'am. You made my day.

And the reason for my first rejection was because I had filled the course name wrong in my DS160.


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