A Letter to International Students and Parents from Shorelight CEO Tom Dretler
CEO Tom Dretler shares how Shorelight partner universities are working to ensure our international students are healthy, safe, and supported during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Landmark Commitment to International Education from US Government
With new support from the federal government and increased visa numbers, CEO Tom Dretler thinks there’s never been a better time for international students to come to the US.
International Students Still Consider the US Their First Choice for College
US universities are processing record numbers of international student applications for Fall 2021, especially for graduate degree programs. Shorelight CEO Tom Dretler sees many reasons why international students can be optimistic.
Why International Students Can Be Optimistic About 2021
Better days are ahead, says CEO Tom Dretler. With coronavirus vaccines, embassies reopening, and a new Presidential administration, international students can feel confident in pursuing a US university degree.
With Increased Vaccines, the US Continues to Reopen
America’s reopening has happened faster than we thought possible. CEO Tom Dretler looks at where we were and where we’re going – and what the US reopening trends mean for international students.
A New US Welcomes International Students
With a new presidential administration and coronavirus vaccines, the US will again be the most popular international student destination in 2021. Shorelight CEO Tom Dretler shares his expert predictions based on the latest international higher education trends.
2020 US Election Update from CEO Tom Dretler
Joe Biden has been elected President of the United States. Shorelight CEO Tom Dretler goes over what the 2020 election results mean for international students.
International Students Should Plan to Be On Campus in Fall 2021
As more people receive coronavirus vaccinations, US universities make plans to fully reopen. Shorelight CEO Tom Dretler predicts that demand will be high and recommends that international students apply and make travel plans now.