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156 Pakistani students embark on transformative Fulbright journey

  On July 25, 2019 United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) organized a pre-departure orientation (PDO) for 156 departing students who will pursue master’s and PhD studies in the United States this fall. The 2019 Fulbright cohort hails from 42 Pakistani universities and will be completing their degrees at ...
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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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Pakistani Global UGRAD students prepare for semester in the U.S.

    In July, USEFP hosted a pre-departure orientation (PDO) for 144 undergraduate Pakistani students selected for the U.S. government-funded Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD). The PDO celebrated the students for their achievements and shared helpful information to prepare them for academic and cultural exchange life in the U.S. The ...
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Spotlight alum: Usama Javed Mirza

  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? What led me to apply was my love for teaching. I completed my bachelor’s ...
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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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Alumni activity round-up

Movie screenings by the Fulbright Alumni Association, Lahore During this quarter, the Lahore chapter of the Fulbright Alumni Association organized movie screenings for alumni and their friends and families. The movie screenings, which will be a monthly feature going forward, were held at USEFP’s Lahore office. In addition to two ...
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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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Fulbright Re-entry Seminar prepares grantees for their return to Pakistan 

  The annual Fulbright Re-entry Seminar was hosted in Nashville at Tennessee State University from April 25 to 28. The four-day seminar, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE), aimed to prepare the cohort of ...
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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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