Frequently asked Questions

 

What can M & G do for me?
M & G will offer you academic counseling on programs and universities in the U.S. and help you with the entire application and student visa process. Your counselor will customize checklists for you every step of the way and track all your application, fee payments and visa deadlines. In addition, your counselor will provide a detailed pre-departure orientation to prepare you for life as a student in the U.S.

Will I get a dedicated counselor for the entire application and visa process?
Yes, once you sign up with M & G , you will be assigned a dedicated counselor who would guide you through the entire process.

What are the requirements to apply for a Bachelor’s Degree in the U.S.?
The minimum admissions requirement is successful completion of the Year 12 examination from a recognized board. Some institutions may require you to take an admissions test like SAT, IELTS, or TOEFL

What are the admissions req. to apply for a Master’s and Ph.D. degree program in the U.S.?
The minimum admissions requirement is successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. Some universities may require you to take an admissions test like GRE, GMAT, IELTS Coaching or TOEFL depending on the program you apply for.

For admissions to a Ph.D. program in addition to completing a Master’s degree you need to demonstrate evidence of research acumen and may need to write a GRE subject in addition to a GRE general and IELTS or TOEFL.

What admissionss tests do I need to take for program entry in U.S. institutions?
Admissions test requirements vary from institution to institution. Most institutions request for an English proficiency test like the IELTS or TOEFL. The other standardized tests that you may have to take like GMAT,GRE, SAT and the like are dependant on the program you are applying
for.

Which is the best institution for me?
There is no official ranking of U.S. universities. Institutions are judged based on their accreditation status. The best institution for you is one that matches your academic profile and meets your study, career and life goals.

What is the tuition and living cost in the U.S.?
Tuition fees generally range from USD 10,000 to USD 55,000 per year. Living costs are variable from about less than USD 12,000 to USD 24,000 per year depending on the city you live in, accommodation preferences, lifestyle and ancillary expenses such as books, clothing, entertainment, travel cost and the like.

Can I get financial aid to study in the U.S.?
Yes, U.S. institutions offer financial aid in the form of scholarships, bursaries, on campus jobs, teaching assistantships, administrative assistantships, research assistantships, internships and the like. The amount varies from level of study as well as program type. Financial aid offerings are competitive and students need to demonstrate exceptional academic and extracurricular skills.

When can I commence studies in the U.S.?
The major intakes are Fall (September) and Spring (January) but many institutions have Summer intakes (May or June) as well.

When should I begin the application process for a given intake?
It is recommended that you begin your application process at least 12 – 15 months in advance of the intake, to allow for sufficient preparation time and time to study for the standard admission tests.

Does M & G have any special relationship with U.S. institutions?
Yes, M & G has signed up with certain U.S. institutions which will certainly give you the benefit of better turnaround time for application assessment and other requirements.

Will M & G help me with pre departure formalities?
Yes, M & G will organize a pre-departure orientation program which will help you transition to life as a student in the U.S. and address topics ranging from cross-cultural issues to ticketing, medical
insurance, foreign exchange and the likes.