About Us

Our Background

Applimates was created by two counselors in Cyprus with over 35 years of combined experience in advising international students on studies abroad. Applimates.org aims to connect students to educational opportunities abroad, particularly in Europe. For counseling services for the U.S., please visit www.applimates.com 

Anna Argyrou

For twenty-four years, Anna has worked with international students to assist them with university applications for degree programs. summer programs and internships. She was employed with the Cyprus Fulbright Commission, from 1991 to 2014, primarily working as the Bicommunal Coordinator and Program Officer for Workshops and Scholarship programs, and from 2012 to 2014, she was the Acting Executive Director. 

For Anna's complete background, please visit her LinkedIn profile.

Gülsen Öztoprak

Gülsen has been counseling students on studies abroad since 2001 when she began working at the Cyprus Fulbright Commission as a Program Coordinator and EducationUSA Adviser. She has worked in depth with hundreds of students on studying broad, particulary in the U.S. and has helped many secure financial assistance. At Applimates, together with Anna, they are now connecting students with opportunities in Europe as well.

For Gülsen's complete background, please visit her LinkedIn profile.


Programs in the UK

We work with Cambridge Education Group to offer pre-university pathway programs through ONCAMPUS or summer programs at the Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts, CATS College and branches of Stafford House International. Our summer programs include English language programs as well as specialized programs in art & design, and drama, and tasters in Medicine, Law, Business and Science and Technology.

Programs in the US

We work with Stafford House International and CATS College to offer opportunities for students to study in the U.S. We can help you find summer courses or boarding schools in the U.S.

University Tours

We offer university tours for students and parents. Our next tour is of 7 Scottish universities. 

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Applimates for Europe

99427119 or 05488539714