Following experience was sent by Vinod from Bangalore for Spring 2013.
University : University of Cincinnati, Spring 2013
ME : good morning
VO : good morning. can i have your toefl score
ME : 102
VO : can i have your gre scores
ME : 318 (forwarded the original toefl and gre score sheets, he said no , he didn’t want to see them I have got 80% tuition waiver )
VO : who is this other sponsor mentioned in your I-20
ME : my parents
VO : can i have your IT returns
ME : sir ( gave him those )
VO : (hardly saw through them) i don’t think you can sponsor 28,000 US. dollars.
ME : no sir .my parents can
VO : what does your father and mother do
ME : told him
VO : if need arises do you have anyone in U.S. who could give you U.S. $
ME : No
VO : don’t you have any near relative in U.S.?
ME : No
VO : can you show ME any other document that shows you can finance yourself ME :
ME:I showed him my bank statement.
VO : (quite contended) how come the college is sponsoring you? have you got anyone over in the univ, who know you?
ME : no sir.
VO : then why is the university funding you
ME : sir, because of my good acads and scores
VO : i would like to see your admit letter
Ok, that was it. he gave me the visa.