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EducationUSA’s Opportunity Fund promotes inclusivity in education

USEFP understands the correlation between poverty and the availability of quality educational opportunities in Pakistan. As such it is constantly endeavoring to expand its outreach, diversify its student-body profile, and initiate programs that promote inclusivity. One such effort undertaken by EducationUSA this quarter, has been the inclusion of students from ...
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Ramzan Speaker Series provides a window into life as a Muslim in the U.S.

USEFP’s Ramzan Speaker Series is one of its more popular events, drawing significant engagement form the community. The event is organized in partnership with the U.S. Embassy, and features embassy members, Fulbright alumni, and EducationUSA advisers as speakers. This Ramzan the series included a sequence of three talks focusing on ...
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Teaching public speaking and communication through improv

Most of us are no strangers to that gut-wrenching, free falling state that consumes us when we are the center of attention in a room filled with peers and friends. This fear of public speaking and communicating in large groups, is perhaps the most ubiquitous feeling, uniting everyone from young ...
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SCA Regional Forum Presents Exciting Opportunities for EducationUSA Advisers

  The EducationUSA South and Central Asia Regional Forum (SCA), brought together representatives from major accredited U.S. higher education institutions (HEIs) and South and Central Asia Regional EducationUSA advisers for an invigorating four days of panels and skills workshops in Kathmandu, Nepal. Fourteen EducationUSA Pakistan advisers also attended the forum, ...
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Going from Strength to Strength: Spring 2018 South Asia Tour Biggest Yet in Pakistan

  Since its inception in 2011, the biannual South Asia Tour organized by EducationUSA has kept gaining momentum, becoming bigger and better with each passing year. In Spring 2018, the 12th South Asia Tour boasted the largest contingent of U.S. university and college administrators to ever visit Pakistan. Twenty-seven representatives ...
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Eleventh South Asia Tour Brings U.S. Higher Education Opportunities to Pakistan

Owing to its popularity and influence, the biannual South Asia Tour organized by EducationUSA is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year. In each tour the scale of the activities and the audience increases, reflecting the growing interest in U.S. higher education in Pakistan. In Fall 2017, ...
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IEW 2017: Celebrating Leadership, Creativity, and Community Service

In November 2017, USEFP marked International Education Week (IEW) by hosting a wide variety of activities that highlighted the benefits of international education and cultural exchange. Under the banner of IEW, EducationUSA not only engaged students in enjoyable, character-building activities, but also provided them with the opportunity to learn about ...
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14.7% Rise in Pakistani Students Studying in the U.S.

Over 260 students eager to take their first steps to acquiring a U.S. degree and immersing themselves in an American college experience attended pre-departure orientation (PDO) sessions hosted by EducationUSA at the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi over the month of June. The ...
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2017 EdUSA’s High School Counselors’ Tour Heads to East Coast

Nineteen Pakistani secondary school counselors recently completed a two-week professional development tour, organized by EducationUSA at the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP). The participants, who hailed from across Pakistan, visited twenty-two leading American academic institutions in 4 states: New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. The tour provided ...
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