Lankan students enjoy Iowa State

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Both Mannooj Chandrasekeran and Pradeen Barthiban of Asian International School ( were recently placed at the Iowa State University ( to major in engineering by Scholarships for USA Ltd ( with its highest international scholarship. Following the placement, a freshly arrived Mannooj said: “My experience in Iowa State University is great. I have met with lots of new people and interacted with many. We have a lot of assignments and tests which have to be submitted on time. This is a good system training us to manage time.” He also said the people of Iowa are really friendly and I have already fallen in love with this place. “Iowa State University has one of the best engineering facilities in USA. There are 33,000 students studying in Iowa State University of whom 26,000 are undergraduates,” he said. “In food there is much variety. There are many restaurants and dining centres in the campus. My favourite place is the dining centre in Union drive. I have established a good relationship with my academic adviser who is never too far when I need help. I thank my parents for giving me such a great and life changing experience,” Mannooj added. Among the key rankings of Iowa State are; it is ranked the No: 35 Engineering Program in the United States (US News) and among the Top 15 Engineering Programs (Wall Street Journal) as well as Top 10 Largest Engineering Programs in the US. It is also the largest Engineering Career Fair in the United States. Since 2001 SUSA has been passionately committed to assist Lankan students seeking admissions with the highest financial aid to US universities. Its annual visits to US seeking most affordable and accessible US universities have resulted in over 35 schools across US teaming up with them offering amazing incentives to SUSA’s star achievers. Many of their students have already made unbelievable progress in US due to both their talent and hard work and US’ environment of rewarding hard work.