1. That should be OK. Visa Officers are aware of the local family dynamics. A lot of students stay with their extended families. It is a reasonable way to save living costs when possible.
2. Yes. You should include those as part of your sponsors’ funds.
3. As long as the schools are accredited, rankings don’t significantly influence the US Visa Officer’s decision-making process. Having multiple acceptances reflects positively on your candidacy.
4. Yes, we have Clients from across the globe, and we’ve had many clients from Pakistan. While the application process may vary slightly depending on your country, the decision-making process for the Visa Officers remains consistent.
We hope this helps!