Announcing Spring 2023 US Education Prep Week Curriculum

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By Shorelight Team
Last updated on July 21, 2022

Before arriving on campus - and even before orientation - US Education Prep Week gives students a preview and foundation for what their higher education journey in the US will be like.

A male and a female international student smile at each other during Shorelight's US Education Prep Week

Shorelight creates life-changing experiences for students worldwide. We partner with top US universities to expand their reach far beyond the traditional campus and help talented international students thrive, graduate, and become successful globally minded alumni.

In partnership with leading US institutions, we build innovative degree programs that help students thrive – whether it’s on campus or cloud-based, in the US or their home countries.

US Education Prep Week - Spring 2023

Offered exclusively to incoming Spring 2023 students who have paid their balance by December 1, 2022,* US Education Prep Week offers three sessions over three days that give students a head start on acclimating to the US education system, US culture, and more.

When: Tuesday, December 6, through Thursday, December 8, 2022, starting at 8 am EST daily

Where: Online/videoconference

US Education Prep Week Curriculum

Global Citizenship Course (GCC)

A finalist for the 2019 PIEoneer Progressive Education Delivery Award, the GCC explores concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion to build students’ global leadership skills.

What to Expect at Orientation

Discover how attending orientation prepares you to navigate life at a university and how getting involved in campus activities allows you to thrive.

Understanding CPT and OPT

Learn how internships may be integrated into international students’ degree programs as Curricular Practical Training (CPT), as well as the opportunities and restrictions for Optional Practical Training (OPT) at undergraduate, master’s, and PhD levels of study.

Set your students up for success their first year and beyond – encourage them to pay their fees in full today!

Have questions? Reach out to a Shorelight advisor >

*For most schools - speak with your Shorelight advisor for full details and requirements.