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100 Most Commonly Asked Interview Questions During F1 Visa Interview



  • After you get a US degree, would you like to pursue higher Studies in the US?

  • Why did you select US for higher studies?

  • How do you plan to fund your study?

  • Isn’t this course offered by any university or college in India?

  • What is the purpose of your trip?

  • Have you ever been to the US before?

  • Can you tell me something about your university?

  • Why have you chosen this specific university?

  • Where is the university/college located?

  • Why did you choose this institution and how did you find about it?

  • Can you mention the names of some professors and their achievements?

  • Did you receive any scholarships?        

  • Why did you select this course?

  • Is it relevant to your previous studies?

  • What is the scope of your course in India?    

  • How will you benefit doing this course?

  • What is the course commencement date?

  • Where will you stay in the US?

  • What were your subjects in last course of study (High School, Degree or Master’s)?

  • How will you finance your education for 4 years?

  • (Generally you have to prove that you can fund the first year of your education but we suggest that you be prepared with this answer)

  • What are you plans after completing your studies?

  • Have you researched your career prospects?

  • What will you do after completing your Master’s/ PhD?

  • How much money can you earn after completing your studies?

  • Do you intend to work in US during or after completion of your studies?

  • How can you prove that you will come back after finishing your studies?

  • Do you have any relatives in the US?

  • Do you know anyone (in USA) in your University?    

  • Why should I grant you US VISA?

  • What will you do if your US Visa is rejected?

  • Have you ever visited any other country?

  • What are the countries you have visited in last 6 months?

  • Will you come back home during summers?

  • What will you do during the off period/semester?

  • What is the mascot of your university?     

  • Which University?

  • Why did you choose this University?

  • Any backlogs?

  • So, what is your academic score?

  • Why do you want to do MS in US?

  • What will you do after 2 years? (i.e. after completion of studies)

  • What kind of job will you work in?

  • What is your CGPA?

  • Which other countries have you applied for the same course?

  • When did you graduate?

  • What have you been doing since graduation?

  • Working, why do you want to quit and pursue higher studies?

  • Why did you change your University?

  • How many universities have you applied to?

  • Do you think that your certification is useful for your studies? (some extra certification)

  • Attending for the visa interview for the second time?

  • What happened last time?

  • Who is sponsoring your education?        

  • What does the sponsor do?

  • What does your mother do?

  • Why not an education loan?

  • How did you come to know about this university?       

  • Attending  SUNY Buffalo, nice, Why did you apply to NYU Poly? (they may ask questions about your other Admits)

  • Have you travelled to any other country?

  • What’s your purpose of travel?

  • So why did you choose ___________ University amongst other admits?

  • Why do you choose this subject?

  • What’s the duration of the course?        

  • What is your area of interest?

  • What have you changed from the previous interview?

  • Is this your first master’s?

  • Did you apply to any other country?

  • Why not?

  • Why do you want to study in USA?      

  • By the way, which cities do you plan to land?



We hope these questions would help you better understand the interview process. However if you still are not very clear and want to take further help and support in this regard, you can contact Edflight’s Experts by clicking here.


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