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  • Student-visa seekers make a beeline for US consulate

    More than 750 students flocked to the US consulate, Mumbai, in celebration of Student Day on Wednesday. The event was dedicated to interviewing students for F1 and J1non-immigrant visas. Acting consul-chief Aaron Hellman was present at the event along with Public Affairs Officer, Anne Graimes. With an estimated nine percent increase in the number of student applications to US higher educational institutions,… Read More »

    Jun 28, 2013
  • GROWTH, BENEFITS, AND WHAT TO EXPECT

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 17% growth rate for kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers before 2020. For high school teachers, the number drops to 7%. At the kindergarten and elementary level, the average salary is currently $51,380 annually, compared to $51,960 for middle and $53,230 for high school teachers. All three levels typically require a bachelor’s… Read More »

    Jun 24, 2013
  • Best Places To Retire 2013: 21 Cities Around The World Are Named

    Where’s the best place in the world to retire? Is it Abruzzo, Italy or maybe Cayo, Belize? The truth? Only you can decide. But to help anyone who might be contemplating a move abroad, Live and Invest Overseas has compiled its First Annual Retire Overseas Index. After considering 12 factors — things like taxes, safety, climate,… Read More »

    Jun 24, 2013
  • As construction booms in Madison, skilled workers are in short supply

    Wisconsin may be lagging the rest of the country in job creation and Madison is falling behind peer cities in economic growth, but the economy here is great for union electricians. Dave Boetcher, business agent for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 159, says the 900 members of his Madison-based local are at “150… Read More »

    Jun 24, 2013
  • Virgin Atlantic opens scholarship for Indian students

    Virgin Atlantic’s founder Sir Richard Branson announced a unique scholarship worth Rs 5 lakhs for Indian students flying to the UK and the USA. The British tycoon is inviting young Indian brains to share their vision on why and how they plan to use their education to actually solve a problem the world faces today. The… Read More »

    Jun 17, 2013
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