A Trivandrumite’s Advise to US Bound Students

Reblogged from here

Latha Ramchand, a native of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, who was raised in Mumbai, is now the dean of the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston in Texas. 

Today, with more than 170 universities and 6,000 affiliated colleges, the number of universities in India offering undergraduate and graduate degrees has grown, and continues to do so. Despite this, the average Indian teenager applying to college now continues (in the absence of financial and other constraints), to list the United States as the destination of first choice. While the Indian brain drain of the ’70s was confined to students from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) arriving on U.S. shores in search of master’s and doctoral degrees in engineering and business, today’s brain drain would include younger students seeking to earn undergraduate degrees.

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