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Surpassing expectations: the 13th South Asia Tour brings 37 U.S. university reps to Pakistan

  Each year, fall brings with it a palpable excitement among students, parents and counselors, as they prepare to attend the second leg of the biannual South Asia Tour organized by EducationUSA in Pakistan. The tour provides a unique opportunity for students and counselors to interact with U.S. university representatives ...
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IEW 2018 prepares Pakistani students for international educational experiences

  International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that promotes international exchange and a global learning environment. In November 2018, EducationUSA Pakistan celebrated IEW by holding a series of 13 interactive and informative events for over 3,000 ...
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A day in the life of an EducationUSA adviser

I woke up a little earlier than usual because it was going to be a busy day at work. An early morning outreach visit, advisees in the afternoon, and a college-search workshop to wrap up the day – a little bit of everything that makes EducationUSA what it is. A ...
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Career Pathways: An “Experience of a Lifetime” For Students and Counsellors

High school students today seem to be surrounded by myriad pressures even before they graduate. This often leaves little room for self-discovery or real-world experiences. Choosing a career path then becomes a matter of pragmatism rather than following one’s passion. Career Pathways, a three-week summer program offered by USEFP in ...
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Looking Ahead: EducationUSA PDO Celebrates Students Departing to the U.S.

The process of applying to a college or university in the United States requires time, preparation and a lot of effort. Those who successfully complete this process however, embark on an adventure that will leave a lasting impression on their lives. To celebrate the triumph of those who have been ...
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Annual Creative Writing Contest Brings Out Students’ Creative Talents

EducationUSA Pakistan held its annual Creative Writing Contest this summer for students ages 16-18. More than 150 students from across the country submitted original works of fiction, centered around the theme of “Life in Pakistan”, highlighting the creative talent of Pakistan’s youth. Strong creative writing skills may be overlooked in ...
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Winning Entry by Zahra Ajaz

Earlier this year, we ran a Creative Writing contest for young writers between the ages of 16 and 18. It gave us the opportunity to read through hundreds of excellent submissions received from all across the country. Presented here is Zahra Ajaz’s submission which was awarded first place in the ...
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Second Place Entry “The Tale of the Bootwallah” by Taimur Adnan

Earlier this year, we ran a Creative Writing contest for young writers between the ages of 16 and 18. It gave us the opportunity to read through hundreds of excellent submissions received from all across the country. Presented here is Taimur Adnan’s submission which was awarded second place in the ...
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Third Place Entry by Noor Shahzad

Earlier this year, we ran a Creative Writing contest for young writers between the ages of 16 and 18. It gave us the opportunity to read through hundreds of excellent submissions received from all across the country. Presented here is Noor Shahzad’s submission which was awarded first place in the ...
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