Karachi- Schooling USA at the US Academic Basis in Pakistan (USEFP) hosted a pre-departure orientation in Karachi for 40 college students who will start their graduate and undergraduate packages in the US this fall. Comparable orientation periods will probably be held in Islamabad and Lahore for a complete of 180 college students on self-funded and scholarship packages all through the US. Based on the newest statistics, there have been almost 11,000 Pakistani college students learning in the US throughout 2013-14, representing a 3.4% improve from 2012-13.
Since its inception, USEFP has helped over 5000 Pakistani college students obtain their goals of U.S. increased training by its scholarship packages and free advising companies. In his remarks to congratulate the scholars in Karachi, Schooling USA Advising Supervisor Umair Khan spoke of U.S. college school rooms as a mirrored image of the nation’s range: “U.S. faculties and universities welcome Pakistani college students as they add to the already wealthy range within the classroom. USEFP is happy to have the ability to assist proficient Pakistani college students such as you obtain admission to U.S faculties and universities.”
Jeff Gaskill, Consular Officer on the U.S. Consulate Basic in Karachi, informed the assembled college students that “learning in the US will probably be a life-changing expertise. We hope you’ll study as a lot out of your American counterparts as they are going to study from you. Examine overseas packages join Pakistani folks with American folks to advertise dialogue and discover widespread floor.
The orientation periods embody sensible pupil info for a world program of research in the US to maximise the takeaways from such probably life-changing experiences. The periods are designed to assist be certain that Pakistani college students totally profit from their journey and research overseas expertise. Subjects lined embody journey documentation, campus life, teachers, U.S. society and tradition.
In a follow-up panel dialogue and question-and-answer session the viewers requested about subjects starting from meals choices to safety considerations in the US. College students mingled with USEFP advisers, U.S. Consulate Karachi officers and alumni over tea and refreshments.
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