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Bringing the GRE mock tests to public sector universities

There’s something about the idea of a test that strikes fear in even the most confident and self-assured among us. Perhaps it is the mental image of an exam room, with atmosphere so tense it can be cut with a knife, or the debilitating pressure of knowing that the future ...
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USEFP and LUMS celebrate the Fulbright program and their alumni

  On April 5, 2019, USEFP hosted the first Fulbright – Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) alumni dinner to celebrate and reconnect with LUMS alumni who won the Fulbright award and completed their Master’s or PhD in the United States. LUMS boasts the largest Fulbright alumni community in Pakistan ...
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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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Fulbright alumni appointed vice-chancellors

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf In April 2019, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf was appointed vice-chancellor of University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. Prof. Dr. Ashraf is a Fulbright alumnus, who was a visiting scientist at the University of Arizona, Tucson, USA from 1993 to 1994. He also received the Fulbright Research Award. He ...
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Largest South Asia Tour brings 41 U.S. university reps to Pakistan

  Twice each year, the EdUSA team at USEFP pulls out all the stops to organize what is fast becoming the most highly anticipated event for students, counsellors and parents in Pakistan. The biannual South Asia Tour, with its spring and fall chapters, has been growing from strength to strength, ...
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Spotlight Alumni: Fariel Salahuddin

  USEFP is very proud to claim you as one of its Fulbright alumni. Can you tell us what led you to apply to the Fulbright program, and what your experience at Columbia University was like? FS: My experience at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University ...
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Embracing innovation – 2018 Fulbright Alumni Conference revamped

  For the past 15 years, USEFP has hosted the Fulbright Alumni Conference in a format modeled around academic papers and presentations. This year, we decided to shake things up by changing our approach to celebrating the achievements of Fulbright alumni and sharing the impact of the Fulbright Program with ...
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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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USEFP celebrates inspiring UGRAD grantees as they depart for a semester to the U.S.

  Over 135 Pakistani undergraduate students, selected to participate in the U.S. Government-funded Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD), gathered in Islamabad for a two-day pre-departure orientation (PDO). The PDO is the last stop for students before they depart to the United States and serves as an introduction on what ...
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