Tuesday, January 14, 2020

DuBois Summer Institute at Princeton University: Apply Today! 7th-11th Graders


It is a pleasure to invite applicants to participate in the 2020 W.E.B. DuBois Scholars Institute at Princeton University. The Institute will be held on the campus of Princeton University from June 20, 2020 to July 25, 2020

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Founded in the summer of 1988, the W.E.B. DuBois Scholars Institute provides scholarship and leadership training for high-achieving youth. Each year for  32 years, the overall average SAT score for our Scholars has been significantly higher than national norms. Approximately 99 percent of the participants attend college and graduate. An overwhelming majority of them attend highly selective colleges and universities.


Summer Institute Video to Share with Parents and Students: Video


While in residence, participants receive between four and five weeks of rigorous instruction in university-level courses taught by university professors, post-doctoral fellows, and doctoral candidates from top research universities. The Institute aims to sharpen students’ research and quantitative analysis skills, as well as writing, verbal, and critical reading skills through a diversity of high-level academic courses. 


Students currently in 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th grades are eligible to participate. Please note that scholarship amounts are decided and awarded on a rolling basis upon receipt of application and supporting materials. Early and prompt submission of materials is highly recommended. For scholarship consideration, the application and supplementary materials submission deadline is Friday, February 28, 2020. Following this deadline, online applications and supplementary materials are due no later than Friday March 6, 2020. 

To complete online applications and get information about requirements, cost, scholarships, curriculum, residential living, and deadlines click on the link duboisscholars.org/apply  Attached you will find more information.


174 Nassau Street ♦ Suite 360 ♦ Princeton, NJ 08542 
609.955.0666 ♦ admissions@duboisscholars.org ♦ 

Monday, January 13, 2020

Stevens Institute of Technology

Pre-college 2019 is coming

Informational Webinar
Wednesday, January 22nd – 12:00 P.M. EST
Are you interested in pursuing a career in STEAM? Want to learn more about our very popular summer programs, what we offer and how to apply? Do you know someone who may be interested in applying to the Stevens' Pre-College program?

Stevens Institute of Technology
Stevens Institute of Technology
1 Castle Point Terrace
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Friday, January 10, 2020

The Columbia University Science Honors Program

The Columbia University Science Honors Program (SHP) is a highly selective program for high school students who have a strong interest in science and mathematics. The SHP holds classes at Columbia from 10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. on Saturdays throughout the academic year. Courses are given in the physical, chemical, biological, behavioral, and computing sciences, as well as in pure and applied mathematics. Instructors are scientists and mathematicians who are actively engaged in research at the University. 
Recent SHP Course Offerings Include: 
Experiments in Genetics and Molecular Biology Introduction to Electrical Engineering Virology Classical and Quantum Computing Devices Human Physiology Sustainable Engineering Biochemistry Relativity and Quantum Physics Neuroscience – Exploring the Brain Particle Physics - Exploring Matter & Forces Data Analysis in Neuroscience Modern Cosmology Organic Chemistry Astronomy and Astrophysics Nano – From Science to Technology Geometry and Topology Graph Theory by Example Topics in Algebra Explorations in Data Science Computer Programming in Python Climate Change Introduction to Algorithms 
The program and its courses have no tuition charges; however, families of SHP participants are asked to consider making voluntary contributions to help support the program. 
The SHP is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicants must currently be in the 11th, 10th, or 9th grade. Columbia will be selecting 400 students for the program from approximately 750 schools in the metropolitan New York area. The program uses an online application process which students can access on the SHP webpage: 
The selection of students will be based on the online application, grade transcripts, letters of recommendation, and student performance on an entrance examination to be taken at Columbia University on either March 28, 2020 or April 25, 2020. There is a $50.00 testing fee that must accompany the application (a fee waiver may be requested). 

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Applications Are Open for BU's Pre-College Summer Programs

Students can start planning their summer in Boston, with five challenging
high school programs to choose from.
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It may be cold outside in Boston, but it’s not too early to start planning for summer. Please students know that applications are now live for the 2020 Summer Term High School Programs at Boston University, via our website at bu.edu/summer/highschool.

Next year, we are offering five pre-college programs for your students to choose from. All five provide rigorous and collaborative college life experiences that will enable students to gain a strong sense of their personal and academic potential. Here is a brief overview of our programs:
  • High School Honors is a six-week residential, commuter, or online program in which students take Boston University undergraduate courses and earn up to eight transferable college credits. Students must be entering their junior or senior year of high school in Fall 2020.

  • RISE Internship/Practicum is a six-week, non-credit residential or commuter program in which students conduct scientific research in a university lab under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Students must be U.S. citizens and entering their senior year of high school in Fall 2020.

  • Academic Immersion (AIM) is a three-week, non-credit residential program for students to focus intensively on a single academic topic while enjoying and experiencing life on a college campus. This summer we are offering three AIM tracks: Introduction to Experimental Psychology, Introduction to Medicine, and Creative Writing. Each track combines classroom work in the subject area with experiential learning activities. Students must be entering their junior or senior year of high school in Fall 2020.

  • Summer Challenge is a two-week residential program in which students take two non-credit seminars of their choice and experience life on a college campus. Students must be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school in Fall 2020.

  • Summer Preview is a one-week, non-credit commuter or residential program in which students explore one subject of interest while previewing the college experience. Students must be entering their freshman or sophomore year of high school in Fall 2020.
Boston University Summer Term High School Programs
Email: summerhs@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-1378
Fax: 617-358-0646

Introducing the 2020 Accelerate: Pre-College Programs!

We are excited to share that Northeastern’s Accelerate: Pre-College Programs application is open for summer 2020. The Accelerate programs feature our exceptional faculty delivering courses that combine innovative content, experiential learning, and a world-class environment—giving talented high school students a true Northeastern experience.
Following links to review over the holiday break:

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at precollegeprograms@northeastern.edu or call 617.373.2200.

Accelerate: Pre-College Programs
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115
TTY 617.373.3768

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Stanford Summer Programs

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies students on campus

Learn More About Our Summer Programs

We offer programs across a wide variety of disciplines—including arts, business, humanities, math, science, and more—allowing highly motivated students to investigate advanced topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Participants engage in small classes with brilliant instructors and peers who share their passions.

Deadlines for most of our summer programs are in February, with some early round deadlines in January. Admission is selective. Limited financial aid is available.
  • Stanford Summer Humanities Institute brings students in grades 10 and 11 together to explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities. Seminars are led by distinguished Stanford professors during this three-week residential program.
  • Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes allows students currently in grades 8–11 to apply to a single-subject intensive course selected from a wide range of disciplines, and benefit from small class size and academically themed residences.
  • Stanford AI4ALL invites students in 9th grade to apply to this three-week residential summer program. Participants learn about topics in AI, partake in ongoing research at Stanford, and receive mentorship from professors, graduate students, and industry professionals. Young women and students from underrepresented and/or low-income backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC) students participate in a highly-selective program centered around lectures, guided research, and group problem-solving in advanced math topics. This four-week program is intended for an elite group of talented students in grades 10 and 11.
  • Stanford Pre-Collegiate University-Level Online Math and Physics offers 13 courses throughout the year, including a summer term for high school students, grades 9–12. Students earn Stanford University Continuing Studies credit.
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Exclusive Access and $300 Off Extended For Your Students!

We have extended this offer for your students until December 18th!

At Summer Discovery, we have unique partnerships with top universities to offer amazing pre-college opportunities tailored to meet the needs of middle school and high school students.

If your students apply and enroll, they qualify for benefits that are extended through December 18th!
  • Save $300 off tuition*
  • Get exclusive access to early course registration**
We're excited about our many new offerings in academic topics ranging from STEM and MedicineLaw and GovernmentPsychologySports Management, and Arts and Design.

Check out what our students are saying about their Summer Discovery experience!  Watch this video.
Have your students plan a transformative summer and give us a call at +1-516-621-3939 or forward this on.

The Summer Discovery Team
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*Apply and enroll before December 18, 2019 to save $300. $300 discount offer not valid at University of Miami, University of Pennsylvania, UC Santa Barbara SRA and RMP, Wharton, Johns Hopkins.
** Apply and enroll before January 10 to get early access to course registration.