Dreams of Stardust by Meeral Umar

Yalina was fading into the murky gloom of shifting dreams when she heard her grandsons shout with childish delight. In a state of ebbing pain, she did not particularly cherish the idea of leaving the comfort of her battered charpai, but she had little or no choice. Groaning as she ...
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First Place Entry by Zainab Khan

I was fifteen. A child at heart, but mature in body, as I’d been told by the swarms of village women who stopped by our home all too often, to offer condolences for the passing of my mother. They always arrived armed with grand garlands of roses, large, earthenware pots ...
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EdUSA Pakistan Gifts Test Prep Books to All Lincoln Corners

This quarter, EducationUSA Pakistan donated GRE and TOEFL preparation books to 18 Lincoln Corners across the country and the American Center in Islamabad. Prospective students who want to apply to the United States can peruse these books at the Lincoln Corner closest to them. Many higher education institutions in the ...
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EdUSA Advisers Convene for First In-Person Meeting in Two Years

EducationUSA Pakistan’s first in-person ‘all advisers meeting’ in two years was held in the capital city from May 16-19. Advisers from all three offices assembled at USEFP’s Islamabad office for a productive week of discussions, presentations, and group activities. Some highlights included a tour of the National Library of Pakistan, ...
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Star Students Head to Top U.S. Schools with Full Aid

Anushay Anjum – New York University (NYU)  As part of the Opportunity Funds (OF) cohort inducted in 2020, Anushay worked with EducationUSA advisers in Islamabad for two years… and all that work paid off when she received a full ride to NYU as a Presidential Honors Scholar. She will be starting college ...
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