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Collegepond provides online/offline education counselling services where we thrive to get our students in IVY league universities for their higher education.The United States is a country that combines diverse geography and culture with a reputation for academic excellence, making it a leading destination for students pursuing master’s degrees. It’s a melting pot of ethnicities, nationalities, races, classes, and opinions, and with a large number of foreign students enrolled in masters degree programs all over the country, the USA is a wonderful place to further your education. No matter what program of study interests you, you’re sure to find something to meet your needs. The USA is particularly well-known for a large number of non-traditional options for pursuing a master’s degree, such as part-time studies, online programs, and distance learning options.

Step 1: Career and School Selection

Students are prone to following a herd mentality and tend to overlook their strengths and weaknesses. Collegepond works with each student forte, dreams and aspirations and accordingly recommends career opportunities suitable for them.

We have personal sessions with students, we get them to answer a few questions, and based on their answers we try to analyze the most suitable career options for them. This process also helps us understand the student’s strengths and weaknesses and thus helps us assist them in building their profile.

We have helped students with varied interests in arts, science, mathematics, engineering and architecture choose the right program based on the coursework of the program and the research opportunities available in the university.

Education Counsellor
Education Counsellor

Step 2: Test Preparation Coaching

Our test prep classes are designed by industry experts who know the secret to cracking standardized exams like GRE and TOEFL. Our effective methodology coupled with personalized and flexible coaching makes the preparation experience enjoyable and enriching.

The number of mock tests we conduct help the students practice for the GRE examination. After the tests we provide constructive feedback to help students understand the topics they are weak in and accordingly they can work towards improving their GRE score.

For TOEFL we provide free mock tests and our faculty members personally evaluate the speaking and writing sessions and help the students improve their overall language skills. We have been producing excellent GRE and TOEFL results for the past few years.

Step 3: Assistance in Building credentials

An impressive credential is indispensable to the selection process and Collegepond aids its students in putting their best foot forward, magnifying their academic achievements and amplifying their leadership skills in extracurricular activities.

We aid the students in profile building and help them explore options to build their profile in accordance with the course they select. We simultaneously counsel them in enhancing their academic profile in order to increase their chances of receiving an admit from their dream universities.

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Education Counsellor

Step 4: Essay and application assistance

The essays and resume is an opportunity to showcase and market your strengths and positive qualities to the admission committee. Your transcripts and results may be impressive but if they are not backed by impressive and well written essays, letters of recommendation and succinct and precise resumes then gaining admission into a good university is not easy.

Our expert and experienced counsellors and team of editors at Collegepond assists students in writing personal statements, scholarship essays, leadership essays and also modify them according to the different school’s requirements.

We have specific individual teams which specialize in catering to LORs, SOPs, resumes, scholarship essays and personal statements and discuss and brain storm with students thereby help and guide them to write immaculate and professional essays that will undoubtedly help students in their admission process.

Step 5: Visa Counseling

Collegepond brings your dream of studying abroad to fruition by helping you cross the last hurdle with ease and equanimity through our professional Visa counseling and mock interviews. We boast of 99%success rate in helping students acquire a student visa.

Acquiring visa is of utmost importance to ensure studies abroad and often the visa process is daunting and lengthy with several proofs and documents that need to be submitted. In such a case, a visa counselling session offered by our experienced counsellors with resolve all doubts and queries regarding visa applications and a discussion of most common asked visa questions and how to answer then will greatly contribute towards alleviating student anxieties before visa interviews.

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Education Counsellor

Step 6: Financial Planning

With several successful admits gained by our students in the past and communication with our students who have secured admission abroad ensures that our counsellors can greatly help in giving valuable and relevant advice regarding financial planning. Armed with student experience and personal expertise, our financial planning seminars will definitely help students while studying abroad.

Studying abroad is an expensive affair and we at Collegepond believe in helping students to manage finance in a smart and effective manner. Collegepond conducts free in-house seminars from time to time for its students and parents to help them ease out their financial worries.  We not only go through your documents at every stage, but also simplify the process by providing you with best tie ups with financial institutions. We help students with scholarship essays as well because scholarships go a long way in alleviating financial burden.

Step 7: Insurance

When students plan to study abroad, it is essential to acquire appropriate health and travel insurance policies. You will be required by both your school and your host country to have adequate international student insurance when you are visiting. Studying abroad in a foreign land entails a lot of risk. Medical expenses in foreign currency and hospitalization can be quite expensive. A student living alone, outside India might also need visits from family if something goes wrong. Therefore a travel policy covers you for all such eventualities.

Most universities and colleges require their students to purchase international student health insurance for their enrolment period. These requirements can vary depending on your university or college, and can apply to any dependents traveling with you as well. We at Collegepond, will help you to explore and finalize various options for health and travel insurance.

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Education Counsellor

Step 8: Accomodation Services

Finding a suitable accommodation for your study abroad can be a daunting task. It is quite challenging to find a place that is affordable as well as liveable in an unfamiliar and foreign land. There are myriad options available for accommodation such as home-stays, apartments, student dorms etc. Most of the universities do not provide accommodation and in such cases students are responsible for securing their own, independent off campus housing.

It is very important to find the right accommodation for your stay abroad as accommodation is one of the factors that can lead to great success of a student. Various activities that can easily help the performance of a student are carried out in the accommodation setting such as working on projects and assignments and preparing for exams. Also the right accommodation will ensure the safety and security of the student. Therefore, we organize events to help our students network, and choose their future roommates. We also help our students connect with students who are currently studying in the universities abroad to help them find apartments.

Step 9: Predeparture Services

Through our pre-departure services, we try to help you understand what to expect in your new country, with topics covering living, banking services, mobile phone services, culture, traditions and customs. We organise pre-departure sessions wherein we answer all the students’ queries and help them to prepare for their student life in a new country.

During our briefing we also provide information and advice students on matters such as ticketing, foreign exchange, travelling, opening a bank account and international calling cards. Students are also given the opportunity to network with other students, including alumni, current students and future classmates. Through our pre-departure services we aim to ease the students apprehensions and concerns and ensure that their stay abroad is a pleasant and a memorable one.

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Education Counsellor

Step 10: Networking

Networking is about making contacts and building relationships, and it is easiest to start networking with individuals that you know or with people with whom you have an existing connection. Most alumni feel a strong enough connection to their Alma Mater and are easiest to network with. This will allow you to begin building relationships in your industry of choice, ask for new contacts, and gather information and tips about the industry. Remember, alumni have volunteered to serve as a resource. They are not there to “give” you a job. Use them appropriately by making the building of a relationship your priority.

At CollegePond, our goal is to ensure that you achieve your desired career goals.  Collegepond’s counseling services do not end with obtaining a visa.  Our assistance continues even when you are in the US.  We assist you by reviewing your resumes/cover letters and connecting you with our alumni working at various organizations.  So if you need an introduction to a company, just email us and we will help you.

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Collegepond enhanced my perspective of the entire foreign education process, right from the entrance tests preparation to the application process and even helped me with the visa process. Through Collegepond’s network, I could interact with seniors and learn from their experiences as well. I would really like to thank Collegepond for all their help and support. They are the best!

Surbhi Kadam: CMU - ECE

Collegepond provides great coaching and even better counselling. They help you take Straight forward discussions. I am very satisfied with their service. SOPs and LORs sessions made my average profile look way better. All the necessary things were always informed way in advance. Visa and finances arrangements were made easy for me and my parents. Thanks to the entire team overall it has been a great experience.

Richa Netto: Columbia - ECE

Enrolling with Collegepond was one of the best decisions I took last year. Their experience and expertise in this domain is unparalleled. They make the entire process very seamless with the right guidance and information. Thank you team Collegepond for helping me get into my dream university. I strongly recommend Collegepond to everyone who wish to go abroad for higher studies.

Pinank Shah: Columbia - MS in Financial Engineering

What sets Collegepond apart is their ability to guide the student during the entire application process, at the same time, teaching them to be independent and making them take important decisions on their own. Overall it has been a great experience with them and I would like to thank the entire team for their endless help, guidance and support. They help you climb the ladder to success!

Savita Yelamanchili: UMich Ann Arbor - MS in EE

The overall experience with Collegepond has been very good. They have always been there to help me out no matter what the time was. The guidance offered helped me to keep the tension and anxiety at the minimum. Thank you Collegepond!

Aditya kurup: NYU - MIS

Team Collegepond was always available whenever I needed them and they provided excellent guidance during all the stages of the entire application process, right from university selection to visa. They have always provided comprehensive guidance.

Jheel Doshi: UMCP -MIS

It was very nice experience, everyone in Collegepond was very helpful. Everyone was always there to clear my doubts and to help me with SOP LORs and application process. Collegepond made my journey very easy starting from GRE till today.

Gayatri Vora: CUBoulder - Ms in Aerospace

I didn’t know much about the process of applying to the U.S.A. but Collegepond was very helped at every step and thanks to their help got into one of the best universities for my field. I could not thank them enough for all their help.

Milind Nadkarni: CMU- Ms in Entertainment Technology

The overall experience with Collegepond has been very good. The counsellors have always been there to help me out no matter what the time was. The guidance offered helped me keep the anxiety minimum and also to get into the best university!

Janav Udani: Purdue - Ms in Astronomical Engineering

I had a great experience with Collegepond. They guided us right from the very beginning of our journey. Throughout the application process they assisted me with all my doubts and queries. Thank you Collegepond for helping me get into my dream university.

Hardh Mehta: Columbia - Ms in Mechanical

Collegepond has been of a lot of help throughout the entire process. They would be there for me endlessly till I was completely satisfied with my documents and other preparations. I could always seek their help and advice.

Pooja Bhalode: CMU - Ms in Chemical Engineering

Collegepond team has been so great. They helped a lot while drafting my SOP, LOR and resume and also during the visa process. Everyone are extremely helpful, supportive and friendly. Thank you so much for all your help. It has been a great experience.

Niharika Purbey: Columbia - CS

Collegepond has been instrumental in my journey to the graduate school. Neha, Jimeet and Suraj are always available to clear all the doubts thereby making application process easy. Thank You team Collegepond for being there for me throughout this journey.

Rohan Bokil: Clemson - MS in Mechanical Engineering

Collegepond made the whole gruelling experience of the application process easier.The seminars conducted were very helpful.Also the counsellors were always accessible and solved all doubts as soon as possible.In general loved the whole experience with Collegepond !

Priyanka Hegde: UMass Amherst - MS in ECE

Collegepond follows an organised way of handling the entire process right from the GRE classes to the visa process. Everyone at Collegepond has been very helpful. With the correct guidance I was successful in getting an admit in my dream university. Thank you so much for everything Collegepond!

Omkar Nalawade: Upenn - MS in ECE

I had a great time with Collegepond. Initially, I was completely clueless about the whole application procedure but after joining them, I received the necessary help at each and every step. My doubts and grievances were addressed immediately with patience despite of the continual hounding.

Vanthana Sachdev: ASU - CS

Collegepond made a lengthy and time consuming task very easy with the help of their guidance and accurate instructions. They guide you through the entire process wonderfully. They are truly the best counsellors one could ever have. With their guidance I got the best university!

Ajay Dhawlae: UPenn - MS in Chemical Engineering

Right from MIS vs MFE to shortlisting the universities, Collegepond has helped throughout the process. Everything was well organised and They gave each of their students their best attention. They also helped us even after we landed here. I would surely refer them to other students.

Chinmay Rane: GTech - MS in Financial Engineering

The guidance given by Suraj and Jimeet sir has been very important in selecting the universities and even the right course for me. The preparation on SOPs and applications has been excellent. They were always available when I needed them either in personal or on calls. Thank you so much.

Anuj Gangan: USC - MS in EE

The amount of help Jimeet sir provided was pretty satisfactory,right from selecting the university suitable to my profile, Drafting sop, lor along with visa interview preparation. I would definitely recommend it to my friends. Thank you for such a wonderful experience.

Richikesh Muchhala: Kelley - MIS

All the seminars conducted by Collegepond were well organised, knowledgeable and the materials provided during the entire process were very helpful. The counsellors are readily available to solve doubts either over the phone or in person. Offices are also well maintained.

Janak Bhalla: IUB - MS in CS

Collegepond made a lengthy and time consuming task very easy with the help of their guidance and accurate instructions. They guide you through the entire process wonderfully. They are truly the best counsellors one could ever have. With their guidance I got the best university!

Ajay Dhawle: UPenn - MS in CS

Collegepond has guided me throughout the journey of university selection, filling application forms, drafting SOP, LOR and resume and also the Visa process. Overall I had a good experience. I would like to thank the entire team for being so friendly and supportive!

Vasudha Sarda: Kelley - MIS

Collegepond helps you at every stage of your application process and also in profile building. They make the such a tedious process seem so effortless and easy. Thank you so much Collegepond for helping me get an admit from one of the top universities in USA.

Chinmay Raote: UMCP -MIS

I had a wonderful experience with Collegepond. Everyone are very friendly and cooperative. They helped me overcome numerous hurdles during the application process with the help of their knowledge and experience. I was always at ease knowing that I had them to back on. I would surely recommend Collegepond.

Parth Mehta: NYU Poly - MIS

I owe all my multiple admits to Suraj, Jimeet, Neha and the entire Collegepond team. Their support and guidance played a key role in helping me manage my job and applications at the same time. Identifying students’ strength and helping them choose the right program is their forte. They are amazing counsellors!

Prashant Vichare: NCSU - MS in ECE

I had an excellent experience with Collegepond right from preparing the SOP, LORs, resumes to selecting universities and also the application process. The various seminars conducted for application, finances, visa and predeparture were very useful. I am highly satisfied with the entire service. Thank you so much for everything.

Vishruti Deokar: NCSU - MS in ECE

I am glad that I chose Collegepond as my counsellors as they offered me the best guidance in order to get in the best university I deserved and much more. Their GRE and TOEFL classes were very good. Even the resources provided by them were great. The entire team is excellent and helps you with all the necessary steps.

Nishant Shetty: NEU - MS in CS

Collegepond has been very helpful throughout the entire admission process. When I look back now I realise it was a lot of work, but the guidance received throughout the year in each step has made the process feel easy and not so overwhelming. The complimentary TOEFL lectures were also very helpful. They will be there for you even after you fly abroad.

Sudarshan Salunkhe: UTD - MS in SCM

It has been an amazing experience right from the beginning stages of preparing for the GRE, TOEFL to the final visa preperation and pre-departure. I would like to thank the entire team for helping me and always being there to guide us. You are the best counsellors anyone could ask for. Thank you Jimeet Sir, Suraj Sir, Neha Ma’am and Amrita Ma’am for all your help and support.

Aman Karnik: ASU - MS in ECE

Collegepond assists you in your journey from an inexperienced undergraduate to an independent graduate candidate and help you greatly In this transformation. The guidance given is top notch at every step. Jimeet and Suraj Sir are really helpful and add quality to your application process. The entire team works well to help you enhance your profile to get the best university.

Sagar Khashu: ASU - MS in Analytics

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