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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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Orphaned: A Short Story

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 third-prize winner’s story, Iman Zamir is currently studying at ...
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Beyond Blood

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 second-prize winner’s story, Shantul Khalid is currently studying at Beaconhouse ...
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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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EducationUSA Events & Outreach

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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Community College Initiative Program 2016

Forty-three young professionals attended their pre-departure orientation for a year of study at U.S. community colleges at Serena Hotel. This is the tenth group of young Pakistanis to study in the United States under the U.S. government-funded Community College Initiative Program (CCIP). The program is managed by the United States ...
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Fulbright Pre-Departure Orientation 2016

American Ambassador David Hale congratulated 167 Pakistani Fulbright Student Program recipients at a pre-departure orientation organized by the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP).
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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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In Their Own Words Spotlight Alumni

Spotlight Alumni: Sana Mahmud

Sana Mahmud is many things – soccer player and captain of Pakistan’s national Women’s Football Team, Fulbright fellow and graduate of Ohio University’s MA in International Development Studies program, and is currently working in the humanitarian sector where she addresses the needs of women during disaster situations. A relentless champion, ...
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