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23 US varsities representatives visit Pakistan, meet students

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ISLAMABAD: Representatives from 23 US universities visited Pakistan to attend 10th biannual South Asia Spring Tour organized by Education USA at the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP). During the tour to Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad, they participated in college fairs, visited schools and universities, and met with parents and students to answer questions about admissions, financial aid, and academic programs in the United States.

“I’m pleased that Pakistani students had the opportunity this week to learn first-hand about so many highly regarded and diverse US universities,” said US Embassy Cultural Affairs Officer Dr. Daniel S. Mattern. “I hope to see many students take advantage of the opportunity to obtain a first-rate education in the United States while sharing their rich cultural heritage with American classmates.”

The visiting delegation included representatives from Ohio Wesleyan University, DePaul University, Colorado State University, Embry- Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Campus, Arkansas Tech University, Berkeley College, Central Washington University, Northern Arizona University, Furman University, Hiram College, Luther College, Minerva School at KGI, Northern Kentucky University, Old Dominion University, St. Cloud University, Savannah College of Art and Design, Siena College, State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo, SUNY Plattsburgh, Troy University, University of Bridgeport, Valparaiso University, and Wichita State University. Of the 23 U.S. universities, seven were participating in the South Asia Tour for the first time.

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