We help ambitious international students study at top US universities
Research & Resources
At Shorelight, our education counselors help you sort through rankings, degree offerings, course descriptions, student clubs, internship programs, and more.
Access to an education counselor Have questions? Our advisors have the answers. They work with you one-on-one to help you research schools and finalize your decision.
Verified rankings Numbers you can trust from authoritative publications and sources such as U.S. News & World Report college rankings, The Princeton Review, QS World University Rankings, ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), Times Higher Education, and more.
Trusted university information We work directly with our partner universities to ensure you have the information you need to make informed decisions.
Student Visa & Pre-Arrival
Shorelight advisors work with you step-by-step through the visa process. They also work with you to complete other required university forms, get you signed up on the finance portal, and even help create a to-do list for your move to America.
F-1 student visa application From getting your I-20 and paying your SEVIS fee to submitting your DS-160 and scheduling your interview, we tell you everything you need to do to secure your student visa.
Visa interview preparation Our enrollment advisors will help prepare you for your visa interview with mock interview sessions and a run-through of commonly asked questions. We let you know the dos and don’ts so you are fully prepared and receive your approval quickly and smoothly.
Help with required forms Each university has information they need from each student. Our staff takes the guesswork out of the paperwork, giving you clear directions on how to submit forms and finance details.
Housing and dining choices “Where I will live on campus?” and “What are my meal plan options?” are at the top of students’ list of questions. We provide detailed information on your housing and dining options, and their associated costs.
Finance portal access You will be able to easily submit your deposit and pay your tuition using our secure finance portal. You will be organized and up to date, with reminder emails to keep your payments on track.