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March 20, 2015
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US embassy officials visit Millennium Campus

Islamabad

March 20, 2015

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Islamabad
The Roots Millennium Schools’ flagship campus in Sector I-9/3 organised an award distribution ceremony to celebrate the acceptances of its students into universities of the US and global undergraduate scholarships. Ms. Judith Ravin, country cultural attaché of the US embassy in Islamabad, was the chief guest on the occasion. She was accompanied by Ms. Nadia Kamran, senior cultural affairs specialist at the US embassy, Islamabad, says a press release.
Ms. Judith Ravin is in Pakistan for a two-year assignment as country cultural attaché at the US embassy in Islamabad.
The Roots Millennium School is committed to meeting the needs and ambitions of a diverse range of students by providing challenging academic programmes underpinned by innovative research, scholarship and professional practice.
This year, 70% of A level students applied internationally, of which 60% applied to the United States, receiving acceptances from Florida Institute of Technology, Hamilton College, Kenyon College, New York University, University of Rhode Island, Stetson University, University of Evansville, University of Minnesota, Stetson University, Drake University, Texas Christian University, University of British Columbia, Lake Forest College, DePaul University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Northern Iowa, Valparaiso University, Sarah Lawrence and many more.
Roots Millennium Schools accommodate students from all over Pakistan from various backgrounds and different systems of education. One such example is the alumni of YES programme. Two of the YES alumni, Mahrosh Shami and Bahlol Khan, shared their experience of the programme with the audience.
The chief guest, Ms. Judith Raven, addressed students sharing the opportunities of higher education in the US and different exchange programmes, including the Youth Exchange and Study (YES) programme.
It was followed by a highly interactive question and answer session in which AS and A Level

students asked pertinent questions regarding ‘Study in the US,’ the cultural difference and environment in US colleges and universities.
After the question and answer session, RMS Chief Executive Faisal Mushtaq, TI, along with the guest of honour, presented certificates to the students who have added to the pride of RCI by achieving prestigious university acceptances.

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