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EducationUSA Upgrades Student Visa Resources

For many lucky students, the summer season is characterized by a scramble to apply for U.S. study visas as acceptances roll in. To ensure that these students get all the information they are looking for, EducationUSA programming includes multiple visa-related sessions, and this quarter was no exception.

Addition to the resource bank


Senior Adviser Shiza Toor collaborated with U.S. Consular Officer Deniz Ozdemir to film a detailed conversation about student visas. Addressing the most frequently asked questions, this video covers everything from application to outcome and is available for the public on Youtube. It can be viewed here.

String of visa seminars


Consular Section Chief Richard T. Phillips with students at a visa seminar in Lahore.

Working with the U.S. Embassy and Consulates, EducationUSA advisers in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi hosted multiple in-person visa sessions throughout May and June. Visa officers thoroughly explained the process to all those in attendance and took questions from the students and counselors in attendance. These sessions received an overwhelming response and will continue through July and August.

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