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A newcomer’s guide to gun violence in America

August 6, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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We are neither experts on guns nor on violence, but that is what makes this article interesting. Gun violence is a pervasive and serious problem in the US and it is not going to be solved anytime soon, because of lack of political will and strength of [...]

app2us launches its forum as a Facebook app

July 20, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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Are you a regular on Facebook? app2us today launched its Facebook app “app2us forums” so that you never have to leave Facebook to access our forums. This app allows users to access, and post on our forums from within facebook. The registration process is simplified and the [...]

The new GRE Score Select policy starts July 2012

July 17, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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ETS recently announced two important policy changes in the areas of score reporting and retaking the test. The new ScoreSelect option will be available, starting in July 2012, for both the GRE General Test and GRE Subject Tests, and can be used by anyone with reportable scores from the [...]

app2us interviews Berkeley educated CM Prithviraj Chavan

June 22, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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Which other state of India can boast of a Tech Savvy Berkeley educated Chief Minister who started his career in Silicon Valley designing anti submarine warfare equipment? It was very interesting to know and interview The Honorable Prithviraj Chavan, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, one of the biggest states [...]

What can we learn from Rajat Gupta case?

June 15, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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Rajat Gupta is a US citizen of Indian origin and an alumnus of IIT Delhi and Harvard Business School. He is a business executive who was the managing director (chief executive) of management consultancy McKinsey & Company from 1994 to 2003 and a business leader in India and the [...]

How education helps improve people’s lives

May 19, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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Swami Vivekanada of said a century ago, “Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man”. The manifestation of the perfection is the key here; else the perfection remains latent and does not help improve lives.

With an increasing trend towards knowledge based economies worldwide, education is the main [...]

How and why students at US universities get funded

April 19, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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Most prospective students have a vague idea that many students at US universities are funded as Teaching or Research assistants or via scholarships or fellowships. This post analyzes why US university system funds its students. If you understand the inner workings of funding, you have a better chance of [...]

Tax filing for international students on F-1 and J-1

April 15, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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April 17 2012 is the deadline for filing of income tax returns for 2011. Most US residents including international srudents on F-1 and J-1 visas are required to file their tax returns, including those who arrived in the US in 2011.

Foreign students and foreign scholars have special filing requirements [...]

International student Ravi found guilty in Rutgers webcam spying case

March 17, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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Dharun Ravi, 20, a former Rutgers University undergraduate student accused of spying on and intimidating his gay roommate by use of a hidden webcam was found guilty Friday of all counts — including invasion of privacy and the more severe charges of bias intimidation — in a case that [...]

Ex CIA Director and Defense Secretary Dr. Robert Gates interviewd by app2us.com

February 18, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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This is the shortest ever blog post. On 14th February former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who is also a former Director of Central Intelligence (CIA Director) interviewed with app2us.com. The honorable Gates has also served as the President of Texas A&M University, and is currently the Chancellor of the [...]

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