While the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has uprooted major business sectors in the country, genuine providers who assist overseas student applicants appear to still be thriving. Indian students continue to express their desire to pursue their “study abroad” dreams both at the undergraduate and master’s levels despite (or perhaps because of) the Covid-related challenges for the past year and a half.
In these unprecedented times, tri city-based overseas education consultancy eduVelocity’s students have brought laurels by making it to the top universities across the world. With a 100% track record of success in overseas admissions, eduVelocity (EV) proudly felicitated the outgoing class of 2021 in a virtual felicitation ceremony. EV’s class of 2021 has been accepted to globally recognized universities like University of Cambridge, Cornell University, Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Chicago, University of British Columbia, University of Toronto, Rotman School of Business (University of Toronto), UMass Amherst (Isenberg School of Management), Imperial College-London, University of Southern California, Pratt University, University of Waterloo, NYU, University College- London, the University of Hong Kong, University of Texas, IE Business School, ESADE, Boston University, Berklee College of Music, University of Amsterdam, Emory University, University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill, University of California (Berkeley and Los Angeles campuses) and the list goes on.
Vinu Warrier, Managing Partner & Founder, said, “I cannot think of a more meaningful way of spending our time than in helping bright talented young students find good homes across the globe where they may fully realize their potential to make a difference in the world. I am so very proud of our Class of 2021, who have worked so hard, despite the extraordinary challenges posed by the pandemic, to secure such amazing results!”
The current batch includes students from tricity, Punjab, across India and the world including California, Toronto, Penang, Singapore, Italy, Dubai, and elsewhere. This year, EV graduated 102 students; 79 undergraduate and 23 postgraduate students, waiting to enter top-notch universities abroad. The students have bagged 584 admissions offers and scholarships worth USD 5638133 (INR 392249260) from universities across India, USA, UK, Canada, Australia, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Ireland, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and Germany.`
EV’s Class of 2021 includes undergraduate and postgraduate students with extremely diverse interest areas and backgrounds, personalities and personal aspirations about shaping global careers for themselves.
Prakhar Khandelwal has been enrolled with EV since 2018. Having a background from Chinmaya International Residential School in Coimbatore, he placed implicit trust on his counselors. The major contributions made from the admissions perspective were in the academic interview preparation, improving essays, rigorous personality development sessions, and the program discussion process (choosing the engineering stream). He received offer letters from all the universities he applied for the Chemical Engineering course such as University of Manchester, UCL (University College London), University of Cambridge, King’s College, Imperial College-London, University of Toronto, UBC and McGill University (with scholarships).
Shourya Raman’s journey with eduVelocity began in 2016, whilst he was a freshman. The family hails from Malaysia, and Shourya’s country preference was the UK as he desired to get into the medical school directly. In order to bring his dreams to fruition, he was put through multiple individual and group life skills sessions as well as interview preparations during the initial 2 years with us. Shourya has been successful in acquiring admissions offers from the medical schools at Sheffield University and Newcastle University.
Enrolled with EV since 2018, MBA aspirant Afsheen Jamal completely trusted her counselors and the EV team. As she was a working professional, the counselors made themselves available even after the office hours to ensure completion of her application within the deadline. She was offered the Master of Business Administration Program (MBA) from Rotman School of Management, UofT, along with the Rotman awards Forté Fellowship, provided only to the brightest and most ambitious of women who join the MBA program. She also received the acclaimed Forté Fellowship, with an entrance Award worth $30,000. Besides, she also got into ESADE for the MBA program. She eventually opted to be a part of ISB after deep deliberation.
Beyond assisting in the overall admissions procedure, the various counseling services at EV enhance students’ personalities. Despite the pandemic, profile building for the EV’s Class of 2021 was successfully completed through virtual MUNs, such online events as eduVelocity Global Business Challenge (a social entrepreneurship competition), job shadowing and internship experiences, various research projects and paper publications, Massive Open Online Courses, webinars, international third party collaborations and knowledge sessions for prospective students overseas.