International Student Ambassadors

Want to talk to a current Shoreline Community College student? International Student Ambassadors (ISAs) are current international students ready to share their experiences, answer your questions, and help you throughout the application process. You can find contact information for a variety of platforms and languages below. If you don’t see your country represented, email, and we will try to connect you with a student from your region.

In addition to communicating with prospective international students in a variety of languages through social media and email, ISAs gain real-world skills by designing and producing marketing materials, including posters, brochures, and videos, using a variety of online tools as well as software like Photoshop and Final Cut Pro.

Talk to an International Student Ambassador

Nancy Basileus, Egypt

Major: Graphic Design

Why I chose Shoreline: I chose Shoreline because the college offers many interesting programs and Shoreline's Visual Communications Technology program is very strong. The tuition is affordable, and the 2+2 university transfer path can help me save more tuition. Instructors and staff here are genuinely nice, helpful, and welcoming all students.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: I really like that Shoreline opens the door to give students not only the education opportunities but also offering us many options of volunteering, working, learning new things, and getting involved in the community.

One tip to share with new students: Be yourself! Keep trying until reaching your goals and enjoy every single moment of your life.

What I do when I'm free: I love to create new designs, watching TV, and hanging out with my family and friends especially on a gorgeous day.


Facebook: العربية - Shoreline Community College

Jessyln Tilon, Indonesia

Major: Business

Why I chose Shoreline: I heard a lot of wonderful things about Shoreline before I applied for it. As I've experienced it myself, I can confirm all of them are true. With the small class size and a very diverse student body, I have found interesting ways to study with my peers and learn a lot of new things. Moreover, Shoreline provides students with a wide range of student leadership opportunities, which will benefit us in terms of personal and professional development. For instance, I got to experience working with a diverse group of people as an ISA!

One favorite thing about Shoreline: I love how diverse, welcoming, and friendly the Shoreline community is!

One tip to share with new students: Try everything! Even if you encounter some challenges, remember that every problem is a character-building opportunity.

What I do when I'm free: I love walking around to explore cafes and different places with my friends. When I'm by myself, I like binge-watching.


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Line: Shoreline CC (shorelinecc)

Xinzhe (Clara) Zhong, China

Major: Biology

Why I chose Shoreline: The reason I chose Shoreline because it offers many strong programs, which allow students to learn what they are really interested in. Extracurricular activities are also very attractive, such as volunteering services, clubs, online activities, and in-person events. What's more, Shoreline has an excellent location and a beautiful campus with convenient public transportation.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: My favorite thing about Shoreline is its cultural diversity so I'm able to meet and communicate with other students from different countries and cultural backgrounds. There are many student clubs representing various cultures and communities.

One tip to share with new students: Be free and unafraid! Feel free to and don't be afraid of asking teachers and staff for help, attending different activities, taking leadership opportunities, and trying something new.

What I do when I'm free: I like swimming and hiking during my spare time. I also like to hang out with my friends to try new restaurants and cafes.


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Sen-Ting (Mina) Tsai, Taiwan

Major: Nursing Applicant

Why I chose Shoreline: Shoreline’s nursing program is very strong, and it provides a sequence of courses for future nursing students. Nursing students can also transfer to four-year universities to pursue a bachelor's degree. 2+2 university transfer program caught my attention. When I toured the campus for the first time, I was impressed by its evergreen campus and a friendly environment for international students.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: I really love Shoreline's integrated system to help students find resources and assistance at a one-stop shop. The International Education Department holds many workshops and events to help us learn, grow, and make new friends!

One tip to share with new students: Don’t hesitate to join campus events. You will love them after giving the first try!

What I do when I'm free: I like trying new recipes and taking care of my plants, especially when harvesting them and adding to my dishes.


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Daiki Hagiwara, Japan

Major: Computer Science

Why I chose Shoreline: Teachers and staff at Shoreline are very helpful and kind. All the encouragement I have received has made me more confident. Shoreline also has guaranteed transfer pathways to amazing universities as well as a history of sending students to top U.S. universities.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: Shoreline campus is so beautiful surrounded by nature. There are even hiking trails right behind the campus.

One tip to share with new students: Don't be shy! I know many people would say this when you get nervous speaking English, but they do mean it because it's very diverse here and people are friendly, respectful, and welcoming.

What I do when I'm free: I often go to a fitness gym, watch anime on Netflix, and hang out with my friends.


Facebook: Shoreline Community College - 日本語

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Tuong (Cat) Huynh, Vietnam

Major: Pre-Nursing

Why I chose Shoreline: What first attracted me to Shoreline was the High School Completion program. As I researched more, I feel welcomed here as an international student with a diverse student population here and a wide variety of extracurricular activities available for students.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: Despite starting completely online in Fall 2020, I didn't run into as many difficulties as I expected thanks to the lovely advisors here at Shoreline. Hence, I consider the friendly and helpful advisors to be one of the best assets of Shoreline!

One tip to share with new students: I know everything can seem intimidating or challenging at first, but don't be afraid and step back, instead, be bold! And don't forget to dedicate your time for leisure activities and rest while being productive.

What I do when I'm free: I really enjoy gaming with friends. I also like to binge Netflix and do all kinds of art (mostly digital illustrations).


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ISA Mission

To share what it is like to be a student at Shoreline with prospective students, parents, and international partners and assist prospective students during the admission process.

ISA Vision

To increase the global presence of Shoreline Community College and help more students achieve their academic goals at Shoreline!

What ISAs Do

  • Represent Shoreline Community College as current student ambassadors to answer questions from prospective students and give campus tours to International Education visitors.
  • Increase our social media presence globally by engaging with our audience and connecting with new followers and regularly post on social media with helpful information for prospective and current students.
  • Learn and improve skills in marketing material design, effective communication, and social media management, using a variety of online tools and software like Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), Adobe Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, InDesign, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and Canva.

Become an ISA 

Hiring decisions will be made based on the applicant’s qualifications, completed online application, interview, and/or performance on assigned project. Skills in photography and video editing are preferred. Please stay tuned to our Facebook page and Instagram to learn when a position is open. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to bring them to International Education or email Linda Du.