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8.5% Rise in Number of Pakistani Students Studying in the U.S.

70 students who will study at American colleges and universities starting this fall attended a pre-departure orientation in Islamabad hosted by EducationUSA at the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP). Similar orientation sessions were held in Lahore and Karachi for a total of 188 students. The students will be ...
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Mama’s Little Angel

Earlier this year, we ran a creative writing contest for young writers between the ages of 16 and 19. It gave us the opportunity to read through hundreds of excellent submissions received from all across the country. Presented here is the first-prize winner’s story, Rida Fatima Virk is currently studying ...
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Counselors Tour 2016

Seventeen Pakistani secondary school counselors recently completed a two-week professional development tour in California and Arizona organized by EducationUSA at the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP).  Participants gathered information to effectively advise Pakistani students about higher education in the United States through meetings with U.S. university admissions officials ...
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College Search: Writing the Personal Statement

By Sameea Najam, EducationUSA Adviser In some ways, the personal statement is the most important part of your entire college application. While your grades, extracurricular achievements, and letters of recommendation all give the admissions committee insight into who you are, the personal statement is the only space where you can ...
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Destination USA: 23 U.S. University Reps Visit Pakistan

As the largest South Asia Tour to date, this year USEFP and EducationUSA hosted 23 U.S. university reps to travel across Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad engaging with students.
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