The leader of the USA is the President who is elected every four years.
The USA has 50 states plus various territories. Recently Puerto Rico voted to become a state too.
The population is around 315 million, making it the 3rd biggest country by population.
The area is 9.5 million square kilometers which makes it the 4th biggest country in the world in terms of area.
The income per capita is 49,601 USD making it the 15th richest country on per capita income basis in the world.
English and Spanish are spoken in USA.
The dialing code to call the USA internationally is 1.
52% of Americans are Protestant Christians of various denominations, 24% are Catholics. The US has the largest military in the world by money spent on it, dwarfing the spending of the next countries combined.
The US economy is diverse, from car manufacturing to internet technology, agriculture, and almost everything in between.
Many Americans will give a second nationality when asked despite only ever living in America as the country is made up mostly of those who immigrated within the last 200 years. Perhaps the best known group is the Irish Americans who celebrate St Patrick’s Day every year in style.
The USA is bordered to the North by Canada and to the South by Mexico. It has a free trade agreement with these countries called NAFTA
USA Education System
Application deadline with scholarships are months before the actual application deadline
Test Scores have to be directly sent by the testing agencies: For say, IELTS by British Council / IDP; TOEFL and GRE by ETS
Transcripts and recommendation letters have to be official in a sealed and stamped envelope
Certain universities require Indian academic credentials evaluated as per US Academic equivalence (WES)
A strong statement of purpose (SoP) or study plan increase the chances of admission and scholarship
A decision on admission may take 4-12 weeks from the date completed application
Students in their last year graduation can apply for a conditional admission