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Seminar “7 secrets of fast reading” for FLEX Alumni

On January 25, 2020, Ilyas Seisov’09 organized a live seminar at the American Councils office in Ashgabat during which he familiarized FLEX alumni with 7 secrets of fast reading.


During the seminar, Ilyas presented various tips from prereading a chapter to creating a statistics list of the books that were read. The alumni had an opportunity to apply gained knowledge to practice by taking part in exercises organized as part of learning by doing.


At the end of the seminar, each participant received individual feedback and a book recommendation to polish their skills further.

Education fair cancellation

American Councils for International Education regret to inform that unfortunately the US Higher Education Fair that was supposed to take place on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 has been cancelled. We greatly appreciate your interest to learn more about higher education opportunities in the US and sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.

Thank you again for your interest and understanding.

FLEX alumni panel on September 12th 2019


On September 12th, seven FLEX alumni participated in an alumni panel to share their experience in U.S. Alumni discussed their host communities, host families, favorite extracurricular activities and American holiday celebrations. The attendees had a chance to ask questions about the program and how it affected exchange students’ life. The audience noted that each one of the alumni had very different, but equally fascinating experience throughout their stay in America.

There are many more FLEX experience presentations and other events coming up soon in Ashgabat and the regions. For the dates, please see American Center schedule or contact your local American Corner.