- Semester: Fall 2011
- Degree: PhD in Marine Sciences
- University: State University of New York at Stony Brook
F1 Visa Interview
VO( a very jolly gentleman) : Good Morning, How are u today?
Me: Fine, Good morning
VO: So what are ur qualifications?
Me: I am an MSc in Environmental Sciences from Calcutta University
VO: So, which subject in Physical Sciences (My i20 referred my subject of phd as “Physical Sciences, Others”
Me: Marine Sciences.
VO: so, how did u get a scholarshio?
Me: I applied to the school and they granted me a scholarship.
VO: OK, so what are ur research interests? what will u work on there?
Me: (detailed in brief about my research interests)
VO: So, marine science..thats an unconventional choice!
Me: a bit, but its…
VO: Could u explain me why u chose to do a phd in marine science after an MCA?
Me:…I am not an MCA , I am an M.Sc..
VO: Ok, sorry there, your visa is approved..Have a nice trip to USA.
It lasted for around 3 mins…today I got my Visa
Congrats Subham and thnaks for sharing your experience. Hope you will hang out here to get information about Travel and life in USA.