What Next??  

Application Kit

Once you are done with the application the next step would be to check the status of your application.

  • Wait for 8 to 10 days allowing the admissions department, process the application. Donít wait for University to Correspond to you, please send status emails from your side
  • There are two ways in which you can verify the status of the application. Most of the universities provide the online application status check, request for Online Status Check Link with Login or Application ID
  • For some universities which donít provide the facility to check the status online, you will have to give an email to the admissions department or call the International graduate admissions office asking for the current status of the application.
  • Never go for lengthy emails write them in short and in a friendly tone.



Progress from sending application packet



University Acknowledges for receiving Application packet


Initial Processing & Notify Students for any missing documents. Email Students with Online Status Link and Id (few Universities do not have online status check)


Receive GRE & TOEFL Scores from ETS and do initial Evaluation


Application file Forward is forwarded from admissions office to concerned Department (only when Student meets all score requirements)


Departmental Review : Mainly look at Academic Scores, SOP & Resume


Decision Made and notified to students

Missing Document or Supplemental Form

  •  FAX the form to admissions department or Scan the copy and email it to University or  Mail (post) the missing documents

Way to approach for an assistantship:

  • Email all the professors in the department asking them to give you a chance for working under them.
  • Donít directly ask them to give an assistantship. Tell them about your research interests and also send a well drafted resume of yours which depicts your achievements and research interests.