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EducationUSA Pakistan Celebrates International Education Week

EducationUSA Pakistan teams in Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore work year-round to underscore the value of American higher education. Each November, this work reaches a height with International Education Week (IEW), a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education celebrating the benefits of international ...
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NACAC Conference Offers Professional Development Opportunities for Educational Professionals

By Salwa Janjua In September 2019, I travelled to Louisville, Kentucky, to attend the annual National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) conference. NACAC is an organization of more than 13,000 professionals from around the world, dedicated to serving students transitioning from secondary to postsecondary education, spanning everyone from professional school counselors and ...
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Test Prep Initiative Promotes Access to U.S. Higher Education in Pakistan

  Majority of USEFP’s operations are underlined by efforts to improve access and promote U.S. higher education across Pakistan. In addition to its scholarship opportunities, USEFP’s EducationUSA advising centers play a vital role in disseminating accurate and reliable information about education in the U.S. through outreach and information seminars. These ...
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15th biannual South Asia Tour proves a resounding success

Twice each year, EducationUSA invites U.S. colleges and universities to participate in its South Asia Tour. This fall marked the 15th edition of the tour, with 25 participating higher education institutions from across the U.S., including several repeat visitors. “This was my first visit to Pakistan, and I couldn’t have ...
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EdUSA’s summer internship offers opportunities for growth and learning

EducationUSA reprised its summer internship program this year, with four interns joining the team in its Islamabad and Lahore offices. Alezeh Mumtaz, Amna Tariq, Tanya Noon, and Noor ul Ain were all valued members of the advising offices during the summer, and assisted with or took the lead on various ...
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EdUSA’s annual blood drive receives record number of donors

In September, EducationUSA worked with Competitive College Club (CCC) and Opportunity Funds (OF) cohort students to organize a blood drive in Islamabad and Lahore. CCC students represent the top 10 percent of their respective classes and are nominated by school counselors before undergoing an extensive application process. Similarly, OF students ...
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New Competitive College Club cohorts inducted across Pakistan

The brightest students that Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi schools have to offer were inducted into EducationUSA’s exclusive Competitive College Club (CCC) 2019-21 cohort in May. The ceremony took place in front of audiences including the students’ parents and siblings, as well as representatives from the U.S. Embassy and Consulate. The ...
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Ramadan Speaker Series engages public in Islamabad and Lahore

  The Ramadan Speaker Series hosted by EducationUSA in Pakistan is a cornerstone of programming during the fasting month. The events, hosted in the evening and capped by a hearty iftar, usually feature presentations by U.S. Embassy officers in Islamabad or U.S. Consulate officers in Lahore and Karachi. These presentations ...
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USEFP transitions

  USEFP welcomes two new members to its team:  Syed Asad Ali Shah: Asad Ali joined USEFP in 2019. After completing his undergraduate degree from NUST-Islamabad, he went on to complete his Master’s in Public Administration at the University of Montana. At Montana, he worked as a teacher’s assistant for Introduction ...
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