Updated June 8, 2022

You’re reading an excerpt of Admitted by Soundarya Balasubramani. Written by an Ivy League graduate from India, this is the proven guide for students worldwide looking to pursue undergraduate or graduate study abroad in the U.S., Canada, or Europe. Purchase for instant access to the guide and other exclusive resources—including sample SOPs, sample resumes, scholarship lists, and a private community with other readers.

To improve your reading experience, we have added five icons throughout the book to signify different kinds of information:

danger Blocks like this are warnings and things to watch out for.

statsBlocks like this show facts, data, and statistics.

storyBlocks like this are personal stories.

thinkBlocks like this are for thinking. Pause and think when you see this.

actionBlocks like this are for action. They hold specific exercises.


Before you use this guide, please be aware of two things:

First, none of the advice present in this book related to immigration and visas should be taken as legal advice. We are not attorneys. We have only given advice based on our personal experiences. Please consult a lawyer if you need professional advice. The author and publisher expressly disclaim all liability in respect of any actions taken or not taken based on any contents of this guide or any associated content.

Second, given how rapidly things are changing due to the pandemic, please use the official government website for the latest news and updates related to immigration and visas. The information present in the book is up-to-date only at the time of writing.

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