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Public Ivy League Universities

January 30, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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About original Ivy League Universities, read this first. Public Ivies are a set of 8 universities known for academic excellence. In 1985 author Richard Moll coined the term “Public Ivies” in his book The Public Ivies: America’s Flagship Undergraduate Colleges. At that time, Moll identified eight universities as public [...]

Expert advise for MIS and MBA admissions

January 26, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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When students first decide to study in the US, they know very few role models from whom to draw inspiration from. app2us consistently highlights such examples – one is Dr. Sunil Mithas, B-School Professor and author of the “Digital Intelligence” book. We discussed about his book and his academic [...]

Universities for MS in MIS / Information Systems

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Many top Business schools at US universities offer a unique degree program: an MS in the area of Management Information Systems. Although not exactly the case, but you can think of it as a degree with certian aspects of MS in Computer Science and those of an MBA program. [...]

US Universities in famous movies

January 11, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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Watching American movies is arguably one of the best ways to prepare for the TOEFL! Following movies either depict or were filmed at US University campuses. Movies with ** are highly recommended.
 
1. Harvard University
 
**Legally Blonde (2001): Ell Woods (Reese Whitherspoon) applies to Harvard Law School to folllow and win back [...]

5 simple tips to avoid post-application stress

January 11, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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By now, most MS/PhD/MBA applicants are done with GRE/GMAT and TOEFL tests and submitted the applications. After months of being very busy with the application process, now there is not much to do for the next two months, except for to wait for the decisions. This period can be [...]

10 bad reasons for trying to study in the US

January 2, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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1. Getting a job in the US after the degree
For most of you this is the reason for thinking of USA as a place to study. So what is wrong with this goal, don’t we all study to benefit from it somehow? While most international students do end up [...]

Taking GRE GMAT or TOEFL after the application deadline

December 26, 2011 by app2usadvisor  
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Most of the application deadlines are coming up and this is the crunch time for applicants. Unfortunately in some countries the test taking slots outnumber the applicants and some of them end up getting a test date very close to or even after the application deadlines. But there is [...]

Understanding the new GRE scoring pattern

December 17, 2011 by app2usadvisor  
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Effective August 2011, the GRE General Test is being conducted in a new format which includes a new scoring pattern. Whether or not a scale of 170 makes any sense is anybody’s guess. But applicants need to understand the new system in order to apply to Universities where they [...]

Penn State University president fired over sex scandal

November 9, 2011 by app2usadvisor  
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In an important development related to the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal at Pennsylvania State University, the University President Dr. Graham Spanier was fired today, along with Joe Paterno, who is among the most successful football coaches ever. The Penn State board has named Dr. Rodney [...]

Prof. Pradipta Banerji is the new Director of IIT Roorkee

October 17, 2011 by app2usadvisor  
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On October 14th, Professor Pradipta Banerji joined IIT Roorkee, India as Director. app2us.com is the first media organization to carry his interview as Director. He talks at length about his plans for the future of IIT Roorkee, research at IITs and his experiences as a student in the USA. [...]

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