EducationUSA launches new mobile app in Pakistan

Islamabad: The US Mission to Pakistan and EducationUSA, which is the official source for free US government-sponsored information about studying in the United States, marked the start of the New Year with the launch today of the EducationUSA Pakistan mobile application. The free digital tool complements EducationUSA’s ongoing efforts to provide accurate, comprehensive, and current information to students, parents, and educators about opportunities to study at accredited post-secondary institutions in the United States.

For more details and to download the EducationUSA Pakistan mobile app, visit: educationusa.pk/app.

“Almost 8,000 Pakistanis study in the United States,” noted Ray Castillo, US Embassy Minister Counselor for Public Affairs. “We hope this app will complement EducationUSA’s expertise to provide even more comprehensive information on US education opportunities for Pakistani students,” he added. “An American education helps promote economic growth by preparing students to enter the global workforce. With top-notch academic programs, unparalleled campus experiences, and over 4,000 accredited institutions to choose from, the United States offers a plethora of higher education opportunities for international students.

In addition to its user-friendly interface, the EducationUSA app is a timely resource that guides audiences through its content in a smooth and logical flow. Prospective students can sign up for free counseling services and chat with a designated EducationUSA counselor. Users will also receive notifications about education fairs, information sessions, and other virtual and in-person events with representatives of US higher education.

“To support Pakistan’s brilliant student body, EducationUSA of the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) is holding information sessions on application requirements and deadlines, coinciding with the spring admission cycle or the fall, ”said USEFP Executive Director Rita Akhtar. “Introducing the app this year will allow us to continue helping students return to the ‘new normal’, while making our events and advisory services easily accessible to anyone with a smartphone. Students using the app will receive personalized and timely feedback, which will put our advisors in an ideal position to make informed decisions regarding their education and career paths, ”she added.

EducationUSA is your official source for American higher education. It offers accurate, comprehensive, and up-to-date information on accredited post-secondary institutions in the United States, as well as free advice and for students interested in applying to U.S. colleges and universities. EducationUSA is hosted at USEFP, a binational commission established in 1950 by the governments of Pakistan and the United States. USEFP also operates the prestigious Fulbright Student Program and several other scholarships for Pakistani students wishing to study in the United States.

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