More About Our Company

Basically there are two things that I wanted to share with my readers and students on my “About Me” page: Ofcourse the first one is a bit about me, then a bit about why I started with BrightLink Prep.

On 21 September 2007 when I gave my GRE exam I scored 1590/1600 with a 800/800 in the Quantitative section. (This converts to a 339/340 on the Revised Scale). In 2008 I gave my GMAT and got a 97 percentile. Then I went to U.S. to pursue my postgraduate studies at one of the elitest IVY League – Cornell and also took up a couple of courses at Harvard.


Three and a half years later. . .


… when I was in Pakistan I started getting a lot of queries from students aspiring to go to the U.S. for higher studies regarding GRE, GMAT, Admissions, Recommendation, Statement of Purpose etc. . .

This propelled me to start BrightLink Prep – with the only aim of helping out prospective students in Pakistan getting into U.S. and doing the GRE and GMAT.


About Me


I am . . . Talha Omer

  • You know about my U.S. education and my scores.
  • I worked for 2 years at Telenor and now I am an independent strategy and marketing consultant for various companies.
  • My passion for teaching and U.S. education has motivated me to help out you guys get over the hurdle of GRE and GMAT and applying to U.S. colleges.

I am on. . .

  • LinkedIn, Facebook, and of course email: info at brightlinkprep dot com


About BrightLink Prep’s Spirit


Harvard and Cornell played very influential roles in my life. I have a dream – every fellow Pakistani who loves education should make it to such places. And I would love to guide you towards that goal.

I hope you find my courses and the associated blog to be of value.

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Recent Blog Posts

January 10, 2017 |

Brightlink Starts GRE & GMAT Prep in Twin Cities

Brightlink has collaborated with the leading university of Pakistan, NUST, to begin GRE & GMAT prep classes for students in Islamabad & Rawalpindi.

December 12, 2016 |

From 294 to 327 on the GRE in 3 months

It took me a long time and the journey was extremely tough but I finally made it last week – a 327 on the GRE, 169 Quant and 158 on verbal.

December 1, 2016 |

Getting a Perfect Score on the GRE – 170 Q and 170 V

For most students in Pakistan, achieving a perfect or a near perfect score on the GRE is an impossible dream. In case most of you are new to the GRE, a perfect GRE score is

October 11, 2016 |

Umair Scored 338 on the GRE. Read His Experience

I write this to share my complete GRE experience: how I prepared for the test, what test strategies I figured out in the process, the role of BrighLink Prep and all the important lessons I learnt during this two and a half month ride.

October 11, 2016 |

Brightlink Student Gets 338 on GRE (170 Q, 168 V)

On the 8-10 mock exams he took prior to his GRE exam, his score ranged from 320 to 326 with his quant touching as low as 161 and verbal 159.

September 12, 2016 |

Fulbright Interview Experience 2016 #2

I was under some pressure when I entered the room but as I talked with them the pressure just evaporated. I personally found Americans to be more decent and easy to talk to.

August 28, 2016 |

Fulbright Interview Experience 2016 #1

Advice: Just be PASSIONATE. You should be clear on what exactly do you want to do. They want to see that spark in your eyes for whatever career path you are choosing and be VERY realistic about why Pakistan needs it.

August 28, 2016 |

Over 10% Drop In Fulbright Applications in 2016

1600 students from all over Pakistan applied for the Fulbright program this year in 2016 – a nearly 10% drop compared with those from last year when over 1800 students applied for the USEFP program.

August 24, 2016 |

330 on the GRE – My GRE Experience, Lessons Learned, and Advice

This is an actual GRE Test Taker Experience from Pakistan, Samar Haider, who scored 330 on the actual test – 166 Quant and 164 on Verbal

August 24, 2016 |

How To US Scholarship – Advice From Pakistani Scholars

Important Advice from 3 Pakistani Students who made it to top US graduate programs on full scholarship.

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