Fall 2018- F1 Student Visa Experience: (Chennai Consulate | University of Michigan, Dearborn | Industrial Engineering- Approved)

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Updated on Apr 30, 2021

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Profile Details:

University: University of Michigan, Dearborn
Course: MS in
Industrial Engineering

Chennai Consulate
Date: May 2018
Status: Approved
Counter No: 30

Visa Interview Experience:
VO was a polite guy and approved another guy’s F1 before me so I was pretty confident.

VO: How are you?
ME: Good sir, how are you?

VO: Please pass me your I-20 and passport. (I passed them.)
VO: So, University of Michigan, Dearborn huh?
ME:
Yes.

VO: where else did you apply?
ME:
Told him.

VO: What’s your GRE score?
ME:
305.

VO: Great! Who’s going to sponsor your education.?
ME:
My father.

VO: Can you tell me about his income?
ME:
He has an annual income of x lacs, liquid assets of x lacs, savings of x lacs.

VO: Any loans?
ME:
No, all personal funding.

VO: Wow, great father.
ME:
I smiled.

VO: Have you been to the US before.?
ME:
Yes sir on a tourist VISA in the summer of 2014.

VO: You should have started the interview with that?
ME:
Yes sir.

VO: All right! I am approving your VISA. Thank you.
ME:
Thank you sir.


Total time of waiting: Around an hour. Interview lasted 1-2 minutes.
Be cool and confident is what I would say. Got me through the nerves!