USA student visa interview questions

Why did you choose to study in the US? Why not UK, Canada or Australia?
US Universities are renowned for their quality education and well-structured programs. Also, they provide ample of research opportunities as well. American Universities provide a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge as well as emphasize on building practical skills. The global exposure provided by these universities will help me find better career prospects.
Why do you want to do Masters?
I wish to pursue a career in ABC field ahead but I could not learn courses related to it during my undergraduate education. A Mastersdegree Program will allow me to gain technical knowledge and skills related to my interests and help me advance my career tremendously.
What will be your specialization in MS?
Talk amply about the specialization that you want to study at MS in USA, talk about why you are choosing to study that subject, what is the scope of that etc.,
Who is your current employer?
Brief about your employer if you are working for a company now.
Why do you want to leave your company?
Give reasons why you want to leave your on-going job and study in USA.
Why do you want to leave your company?
Give reasons why you want to leave your on-going job and study in USA.
Why do you think we should give you visa to study in the US?
I think I should be granted a visa because I am very much determined to study ahead, I am clear on my goals and I have the funds required to sponsor my education.
How many universities did you apply to?
Mention how many universities have you applied for to apply for masters in USA.
Why did you apply to so many universities?
Brief about the USPs of each university and explain the different things that the universities you applied to offer.
How many admits do you have?
Tell the number.
Which University are you going to?
Name the university and location of the university.
Why this university?
Sample Answer 1:According to a research that I conducted and opinions from seniors studying there, the coursework offered by this university perfectly aligns with my interests. Also, this university has outstanding faculty who work in the same field which provides me ample of research opportunities.
Sample Answer 2: I’m interested in a field called Social Informatics and more specifically, Social Media Mining. This university offers me courses and a wide range of electives that perfectly aligns with my interests. Other universities do not offer me separate courses related to this field. Also, I want to work with Dr.ABCwho is pursuing his research on how to detect fake news on social media sites such as Facebook. Considering all these factors, I chose this university over the other universities.
What do you know about the city where your university is located in?
Brief about what you know, give a convincing answer.
Did you contact any professors from this university?
Brief about it you have contacted any professor.
What was your under graduate (UG) major & what GPA you obtained?
Mention both.
Why so many backlogs?
In case you have many backlogs, the answer can be like this.
During a certain period of my Bachelor’s degree, I could not balance my studies and the co-curricular as well as extra-curricular activities which brought down my GPA. However, I worked really hard in the senior years and scored well in the subjects I am interested in. Now I’m sure that I will be able to pursue my MS with determination.
What was your GRE and TOEFL score?
Mention the score accordingly
Why is your GRE or TOEFL score low?
In case your score not very impressive give following reasoning:
I took the test during my college examinations so I was unable to study properly for it. The low score is mainly because of the verbal section but I’ve performed well in the Quant section.
Why do you want to change your field of specialization?
If applicable, give proper reasoning.
What are plans after your MS?
I am going to come back and work with my employer as a Business Analyst since the demand for this profession is increasing in my home country. In the future, I wish to start a Business Analytics firm of my own.
How much does your school costs?
Answer this accurately with perfect numbers.
Who is sponsoring you?
Explain with facts and figures.
What does your father and/or mother do?
Explain the occupation of both.
Do you have any siblings? How many? What do they do?
Brief accordingly
What is your parents’ annual income?
Give a convincing and factual answer.
Did you take any loan?
If you have taken brief about the education loan
How are you planning to cover the rest of your expenses?
Give a fool proof answer to this questions with facts and figures.
Do you have friends and/or relatives in the US?
Brief with factual information.
Did you get any scholarship?
If applicable, brief it accordingly.
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In order to study MS in USA or MBA in USA or undergraduate program in USA one must acquire the F1 visa which is US student visa. For other countries, the visa interview is not mandatory, unlike the USA. Thousands of Indian students enrol in US universities every year, not everyone who applies and sits in the visa interview clears it, but the one who goes to the interview with all the necessary documents, answers for the potential questions can be in the interview. Here are the USA student visa interview questions that are asked by visa authorities which are mentioned in this page for the ready reference. USA study visa interview questions can be tricky many of the times, we recommend you to attend many mock interview sessions at our office before appearing for the actual ones. The mock interviews conducted at Super Abroad as part of student services help you ace the visa interview and gather the necessary confidence and clarity to attend the same. One of our expert counsellors devote his/ her time when you are applying for USA universities through us. First of you will be briefed with fundamentals of USA then you are given a questionnaire with answers so that you can start preparing, when you are fully prepared that is when we conduct the mock interview to assess you, if we find any gaps in your answers, we may want you to prepare come back for a second mock interview. This is just assessed and plug the gaps before you are hitting the actual visa interview.  We would also, emphasize on your dressing and etiquette, grooming part as well, as we cannot take chance with this important meeting for your us dream. We have a great visa success rate for study in USA services, many students who took our consulting and training help are now in USA.


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