Author: Satabdi Mukherjee

Read about how I prepared for the USMLE Step 2 CK test

An Account of My USMLE Step 2 CK Test Prep and Experience

This is the test taking experience of USMLE Step 2 CK submitted by a USMLE test taker. You can read other USMLE takers’ experience HERE. It took me three weeks to know that I passed the USMLE Step 2 test. I was able to get a month off from rotations in order to study and I planned an intensive... »

Learn how to get a good score in USMLE Step 2 CK

How I Got a Good Score in USMLE Step 2 CK

This is the test taking experience of USMLE Step 2 CK submitted by a USMLE taker. You can read other USMLE takers’ experience HERE. Do Not Feel Scared! I kept telling myself this while I was preparing for the Step 2 CK exam. I took 5-6 months to prepare for it and I began my preparations aroun... »

How to earn points under Trump's new US immigration plan

Understanding Merit-Based Immigration and How to Earn Points Under Trump’s New US Immigration Plan

If the proposed bill under the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act is passed, a merit-based visa system will be created after five years wherein an alien will be awarded a green card after a holistic assessment of his/her education, work history, skills, knowledg... »

Know about H1B visa requirements

Understanding H1B Visa Requirements–Eligibility, Process, Tips

It was not so long ago when working in the US has just been a dream of many. Now, applying for a work visa is easier than ever as long as you comply properly with their rules and regulations. The key to a successful application is submitting complete and appropriate requirements. In order to be able... »

Be informed about H1B visa myths

Top 10 H1B Visa Myths and their Realities

It is a dream of many to set foot in the United States. It is the home of many stars and companies that have been making headlines throughout the world. For those who want to venture their career’s future in USA, the most preferred route is to get an H1B Work visa. Due to its popularity, many have t... »

What are the 7 basic points for filing H1B visa?

7 Tips for Filing H1B Visa Successfully

It is a great opportunity to be able to work in the United States. Apart from a growing economy and high wages, it is a very ideal place to nurture a career in many fields. If you are planning on getting an H1B visa to work in the USA, you will find these tips very useful. One of the most basic thin... »

How to Apply for H1B Work Visa–10 Steps

One surefire way to go to USA is to apply for an H1B Work Visa. It is basically an employment-based visa that is granted to eligible workers. It requires a temporary employment contract from any US-based company, who is also responsible for filing the H1B visa petition. Once approved, you get a perm... »

steps to apply for RA, GA, and TA

How to Apply for RA, GA, and TA

Hey guys, have you chosen the type of assistantship you are ready to apply for? This time we will discuss the process of application for an assistantship and its differences between the three types of assistantships we have already discussed – graduate, teaching and research. So, grab your pens and ... »

Know about the requirements of GA, TA, and RA

What are GA, TA, and RA and Their Requirements?

Hey guys, In the following lines we will discuss a major theme of every graduate student-to-be – the assistantships. Why are they so important? Firstly, because of their academic significance, and, secondly (my personal first, though I didn’t wanted to sound mercantile) – their financial contributio... »

pattern of studies USMLE Step 2 CK

Pattern of Studies for High Score in USMLE Step 2 CK Exam

This is the test taking experience of USMLE Step 2 CK submitted by a USMLE test taker. You can read other USMLE takers’ experience HERE. I prepared for a total of 2 months for the USMLE Step 2 CK exam. I studied from Kaplan, MTB-2, and UWorld. Before I began preparing seriously, I read Yale G ... »

handle visa interview

How to Handle H1B/H4 Visa Interviews

This is the visa interview/visa experience submitted by a visa applicant. You can read other visa experiences HERE. My visa interview was held at Kolkata. Background My OFC appointment was scheduled at 3:45 p.m. and I arrived at the venue at 3:40 p.m. I was allowed inside immediately after my appoin... »

GMAT critical reasoning

Tips to Ace GMAT Critical Reasoning

Introduction Critical Reasoning is basically a simple test section of the GMAT. But, it is one which requires some strategy from the exam candidates in approximately four systematic ways. It is always important for the candidate to know that there are basically about four assumable subsections of th... »