Priyanka V. Shares her experience while studying at University of Northern Illinois
Q :- Please tell us about which course is you doing and why did you choose that course?
A :- I am into Industrial and Systems Engineering department and I’ve taken up this course because the future prospects.
Q :- Why did you choose the USA for higher education?
A :- Because the quality of education offered at USA is very high than in any other country and also the advanced technology helps me to learn more.
Q :- How is Northern Illinois University different than any other USA University based on whatever you have heard from your friends about
A :- Northern Illinois University is good for Industrial engineering department and also the university has got funds, projects and also the research work which is being carried out is of my interest.
Q :- Are you happy with your decision?
A :- Yes, I am happy with my decision.
Q :- Please share some of your experiences of the USA for aspiring students
A :- All who wish to dream and achieve more, then can opt masters. If you have interest to pursue higher studies, then master’s is the best option.
Q :- What’s your advice to students who aspire to go to the USA for higher studies?
A :- One who wishes to pursue higher studies and dream high, this is the best option.
Q :- Other than academics, what else did you learn from the country USA ?
A :- Discipline, punctuality and value of time
Q :- How are the studies in the USA different than the studies in India ?
A :- Very organized, dedicated and effective. We get to learn a lot.
Q :- Is it worth spending so much money to get a degree from the USA as compared to similar degree in India with lower costs?
A :- Absolutely, for the people who wish to pursue higher studies. We earn more than what we spend.
Q :- What’s your advice to parents of aspiring students?
A :- Think in a broader way and let ur children achieve their dreams.
Q :- Key things to remember for parents and students while planning for the studies in the USA
A :- Get ready to face the system over here, as it is entirely different from India’s system. We have to get adjusted or else you will face problems.
Q :- What are you future plans?
A :- I wanna settle as Industrial and Systems engineer
Q :- How did you fund your higher education?
A :- Through Credila – An HDFC Ltd. Company
Q :- Why did you choose Credila?
A :- Because it does not look into unnecessary documents and the issual of loan amount is very fast. Also, the interest rate is almost similar to government banks.