MentorYes, in association with the Academic Cell of Student’s Union Society of St. Stephen’s College, organized an Interactive Seminar on International Admissions, for students of St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi in March 2017.
St. Stephen’s College is ranked as the Best College for Sciences and in the Top 2 for Arts across India (India Today Rankings, 2016).
The session addressed key queries of students regarding international admissions,
based on detailed surveys conducted internally by MentorYes and the College, and
extensive pre-session interactions with students and faculty members
Our Mentors addressed the gathering about decision parameters for choosing the country, institutes, and courses, how to prepare for such exams, application processes, scholarships, living abroad, and many other such topics.
Our first mentor to take the stage was Dr. Manav Bhushan, Co-founder and CTO of
Fourth Frontier, a Health and Wellness Products start-up, who did his M.Sc. and Ph.D.
from Oxford University. He shared his experiences abroad, the key drivers that
influenced his academic and career decisions, and what brought him back to India
Next up was Sharanya Chandran, Co-Founder, MentorYes and Policy Manager, Jameel Abdul Lateef Poverty Action Lab, headquartered in MIT, Massachusetts. She did her Masters in Development Studies from London School of Economics and Political Science after completing her Bachelors in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University. She addressed concerns from students about the treatment of Indians abroad, the right time for applications, choosing higher studies vs placements, the benefits of a break year and on scholarships.
To wrap it all up, Deepak Hariharan, Co-Founder, MentorYes, an alumnus of IIM Calcutta, came on stage to talk about the importance of mentors to guide us at critical points in our lives. He also introduced the students to the list of colleges whose Alumni are part of MentorYes’ network, and how they can help the students on every stage (described below).
MentorYes has empanelled mentors from most major colleges and universities across the world, and offers mentoring solutions to all applicants for international universities – from taking a decision to apply, learning about the application processes, cracking the GRE / GMAT / TOEFL / IELTS, getting the application reviewed, seeking scholarships and taking the final call on offers.
We have also collated a whole host of useful information, articles, and tips on applying to colleges / universities in the US and the UK – it’s free and open to all! Click below: