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Engaging Alumni for EducationUSA Programming

Aspiring students benefit from hearing first-hand experiences of those who have already benefited from a U.S. education and therefore our advisers actively engage alumni as a part of their digital outreach. Since July 2020, 36 virtual sessions have been attended by over 450 prospective students. “While applying to universities, it’s ...
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Pre-departure orientation prepares Pakistani students for their Fulbright journey

On December 22 and 23 USEFP held its first ever virtual pre-departure orientation for 138 departing students who will pursue master’s and PhD studies in the United States. The 2020 Fulbright Student cohort initially comprised 180 grantees, of whom 7 departed in the fall while the rest were taking their ...
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EducationUSA Pakistan celebrates International Education Week

Reflecting the unique flavor of the higher education system it recommends, International Education Week 2020 was celebrated with a diverse array of events inviting participation from local educators, U.S. embassy officials and of course, the students of Pakistan. In an atmosphere where in-person events and large gatherings are off-limits, this ...
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First-ever virtual South Asia Tour proves to be a resounding success

Regional team effort prevailed as the virtual South Asia tour was described by several participating U.S. Higher Education Institutions (HEI) Representatives as the “best virtual fair [they had] participated in.” Held over two weekends, the Graduate Fair came first on October 2 and 3, followed by the Undergraduate Fair on ...
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EducationUSA PDO celebrates students departing to the U.S.

EducationUSA’s Pre-Departure Orientations conclude each year’s advising cycle. Intended to prepare students freshly enrolled in U.S. education programs for the initial experience, these orientations cover the catalogue of shared circumstances that the early period in a new environment presents. With the pandemic postponing the start date for last year’s successful ...
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Talent abounds among USEFP’s creative writing contest entries

One of the highlights of this quarter was a creative writing contest organized by EdUSA for Pakistani students enrolled in A-levels or FSc. The contest provided students with an opportunity to showcase their creative talents, promising the added bonus of certificates and prizes to the winning entries. The judges for ...
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EdUSA’s virtual bootcamps – a safe and effective source of information on college applications

The pandemic created many hurdles for EducationUSA advisors, one of them was reaching out to interested students in the most interactive way possible. With schools shut down, it was going to be difficult to hold outreaches and events like in the past, thus, advisors in Karachi came up with a ...
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EdUSA webinars help HEI reps reach broader audience during pandemic

The quarantine period was a difficult time for many, but also an opportunity for prospective students to start thinking about their plans for higher education in the United States. EducationUSA and USEFP held a series of webinars with higher education institute representatives to keep students informed and up to date ...
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16th South Asia Tour facilitates student interaction with U.S. universities

  On February 9, 2020, 13 U.S. university representatives flew into Karachi to kick-start the 16th bi-annual South Asia Tour in Pakistan. Twice a year, in spring and fall, U.S. universities visit Pakistan to meet students who are hoping to study in the United States. EducationUSA and USEFP facilitates this ...
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