I: how did you do on your IELTS exam?
V: fantastic! I got an overall score of eight.
I: that's excellent! Have you received your conditional offers yet?
V: yes. I'm just waiting until I offically get admitted to the university with a conditional offer to apply for my visa.
I: do you know where the visa office is?
I: it's just near the Dong Si Shi Tiao subway stop.
V: that's not too far away. Do you think I'll get a visa?
I: have you ever gone abroad before?
V: yes, I've been to Tailand, Egypt, and Japan.
I: have you ever been denied a visa before?
I: that's good. Are you planning on immigrating to another country?
V: no, I want to come back to China after I graduate.
I: that's exactly what the visa officers want to hear. Do you have enough money for tuition and room and board?
V: I've received a full scholarship, so I won't need any other money to live off while I'm studying.
I: I think you have a very good chance of getting a visa. I can help you prepare for the visa interview if you want.
V: that's be great. The more prepared I am, the better.
Immigrate: to come and live permanently in a country after leaving your own country (从外地)移居;移民
About 6.6 million people immigrated to the United States in the 1970s.
20 世纪 70 年代大约有 660 万人移居美国.
Tuition: the money that you pay to be taught, especially in a college or university (尤指大专院校的)学费
overall: including all the things or people that are involved in a particular situation; general 全面的;综合的;总体的 only before noun
the person with overall responsibility for the project
There will be winners in each of three age groups, and one overall winner.
an overall improvement in standards of living(= affecting everyone)
When she finished painting, she stepped back to admire the overall effect.