EdSurge | A Pandemic Sales Pitch to International Students: Start Your US Degree Online, At Home

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By Shorelight Team
Last updated on July 24, 2020

Shorelight experts spoke to EdSurge about how online classes with American Collegiate Live can keep international students on track during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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EdSurge, an award-winning education news organization, featured Shorelight in an article on sustaining higher education during the coronavirus pandemic.

Shorelight was already running an international distance-instruction program this spring, using its proprietary Shorelight Live technology to connect young adults in Qatar’s mandatory national service program with faculty in the US through classes that met virtually in real time.

When the pandemic hit, the company seized the opportunity to spin this model up into American Collegiate Live, a suite of introductory courses that offer transferable credits accepted by Shorelight’s partner colleges. It’s designed to teach international students wherever they are, no travel required.

Read the full article on the EdSurge website >