• Stockton University Science Enrichment Academy (S.E.A.S. 2018)

    Posted by Karen Talbot on 4/26/2018 5:30:00 PM

    Dear Parents and Students,

    When you think about a distinctive institution of higher education, we hope you think about Stockton University.  When you think about Stockton University and its innovative, collaborative programming and initiatives, we would like you to think about our Science Enrichment Academy at Stockton (SEAS).  The SEAS Program is a two-week residential experiential learning opportunity for rising high school seniors.  Participants will be involved in classroom, laboratory and field experiences as well as overnight camping in a New Jersey State Forest and a New Jersey State Beach.

    The 2015 through 2017 SEAS programs exposed participants to the process of scientific inquiry.  The participants gained experience gathering, measuring and analyzing data.   The participants report that the two weeks that they spent on campus made a tremendous difference in their lives.  All of the participants have chosen STEM majors and more than 55% have been accepted to Stockton University.  The students developed friendships and enhanced their ability to engage in group work as they developed their final group projects. 

    We are planning to invite 24 rising seniors to the Stockton University Campus from July 8 through July 21, 2018.  The participation fee for SEAS will be $1000 with scholarship opportunities available.  In order to be considered for SEAS, students should meet the following criteria: 

    • The student must be a high school junior during the 2017-2018 school year
    • The student must be willing to live on campus for the duration of the program.
    • The student should have no less than a B- average in their high school coursework with at least a B or higher average in science and math courses.
    • Students who have demonstrated very strong interest in science outside the classroom can also be strong candidates for the Academy. 

     We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.  The application can be accessed by going to the Stockton University homepage, www.Stockton.edu, and clicking on the Science Enrichment Academy link on the bottom right of the page.  For additional information please contact me at 609-626-6084 or Amanda.Allen@Stockton.edu.

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  • Manhattan School of Music Precollege Program 2018

    Posted by Karen Talbot on 3/21/2018 7:00:00 PM

    Dear Student and Parents,

    The Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division is offering a highly competitive and professionally oriented Saturday music program dedicated to the musical and personal growth of talented musicians from ages 5 to 18.

    High school students will find the MSM Precollege program an ideal way to greatly enhance their musical training.  Enrollment in MSM Precollege is also beneficial for students who are not necessarily planning to major in music; the program has proven a wonderful asset for college applicants seeking to present themselves as well-rounded, disciplined, and creative.  Precollege graduates go on to attend world-class conservatories, Ivy League universities, and other prestigious institutions.

    For more information and to apply, please go to:  www.msmnyc.edu/precollege


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  • The College of New Jersey 2018 Annual Summer Robotics Camp

    Posted by Karen Talbot on 3/21/2018 6:40:00 PM

    Dear Students and Parents,

    The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at TCNJ invites high school students to participate in the 2018 Annual Summer Robotics Camp being held from July 15-July 20, 2018 and July 22-27, 2018.  These two programs are both fundamental sessions covering the same topics.

    Participants inthe camp will experience residential collegiate life at the campus of TCNJ and get a behind-the-scenes look at how robotics works.  Applying their skills to their own robotics-related projects that culminate in a competition, and they get to keep their robot.  This is a youth program that offers fun of robotics in a social and team-based environment.

    For more information about this program, and others, go to:  http://precollege.tcnj.edu/tcnj-robotics-summer-camp/ or http://drseungkim.com/RoboticsCamp.html

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  • NYU Precollege Program 2018

    Posted by Karen Talbot on 3/21/2018 6:15:00 PM

    Dear Students and Parents,

    Rising juniors and seniors are invited to participate in the opportunity to spend their summer on NYU's campus in the heart of Manhattan.

    For six weeks, high school students can take college-level courses for credit, develop their essay-writing skills, and learn how to manage their time in college, all while experiencing what it's like to be an NYU student.

    The summer 2018 Precollege program runs from July 1-August 10, 2018.  For scholarship consideration, students should apply by April 1, 2018.  For more details, and the most up-to-date information, please visit nyu.edu/precollege.

    In addition to Precollege, students can choose from other high school programs offered at NYU.  Students can explore subjects like music technology at NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and STEm research at the Tndon School of Engineering, plus many more.

    Visit nyu.edu/highschool for more information.

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  • William & Mary Pre-College Summer Program in Early American History 2018

    Posted by Karen Talbot on 3/21/2018 5:55:00 PM

    Dear Students and Parents,

    The Pre-College Summer Program in Early American History is hosted by William & Mary and the National Institute of American History & Democracy.

    Two sessions are taking place:  Session 1 starts June 24 though July 14, 2018 and Session 2 starts July 15 through August 4, 2018.

    Two courses of study are offered.   HIST 217: Jamestwon through the American Revolution and HIST 218: American Revolution through the Civil War.

    Students will be able to:

    • Earn 4 hours of transferrable college credit
    • Live and study on the William & Mary campus
    • Visit more than a dozen historic sites and museums throughout Virgina
    • Develop college-level analytical reading and writing abilities
    • Interact with professional historians, archaeologists, and historical interpreters
    • Meet students from around the world

    Space is limited in this program   Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Interested candidates apply directly to the National Institute of American History & Democracy.  Visit www.wm.edu/niahd for complete instructions and to download our application forms.  Additional contact information is:  phone 757-221-7652; email is precol@wm.edu

    This program does not imply or guarantee admission to the undergraduate program at William & Mary.

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  • Bucknell Academy Summer Experience (BASE) 2018

    Posted by Karen Talbot on 3/21/2018 5:50:00 PM

    Dear Students and Parents,

    Bucknell is excited to announce its summer 2018 program, Bucknell Academy Summer Experience (BASE).  The program is open to high school students who will be rising juniors or seniors this summer.  Applicants should have a strong academic record, enjoy collaborating and leading, and who have a genuine interest in the liberal arts and creative problem solving.

    The program this year starts on Sunday, June 24 an runs though Thursday, June 28, 2018.

    Participants will stay in a campus residence hall and eat meals in the dining hall.  Financial aid is based upon need.  Please send a letter attesting to the student's need to BASE@bucknell.edu no later than April 20.

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the final application deadline is Friday, April 20, 2018.

    Please find more information and the application link at:  bucknell.edu/BASE


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  • RIT/NTID's Health Care Careers Exploration Camp 2018

    Posted by Karen Talbot on 3/21/2018 3:50:00 PM

    Dear Students and Parents,

    Rochester Institute of Technology and National Technical Institute for the Deaf are inviting deaf or hard-of-hearing college-bound students who are entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade in the fall of 2018 and who are interested in the health care field, an opportunity to get exposure to health care careers when then attend the RIT/NTID's Health Care Career Exploration Camp this summer.

    The program will take place from July 21-26, 2018, on the Rochester Institute of Technology Campus, located in Rochester, NY.  During this program, students will:    

    • Discover which health care careers fit their interests;
    • Be part of hands-on demonstrations in biology, physical therapy, medical laboratory sciences, nursing, nutrition, and more;
    • Become CPR/first aid certified;
    • Make new friends and have fun!

    Interested students can apply at www.ntid.rit.edu/camps/healthcareers/apply

    Limited scholarships are available.  Learn more about the program at:  www.rit.edu/ntid/healthcareers

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  • Fordham University Summer Session 2018

    Posted by Karen Talbot on 3/21/2018 3:45:00 PM

    Dear Students and Parents,

    Fordham Summer for High School Students

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    July 5 - August 6, 2018

    The Pre-College Program allows you to enroll in one of several exciting college courses and gain experience at a top-ranked research university in the summer before your senior year.

    • Earn college credit. Unlike other programs hosted for high school students on college campuses, courses offered to Fordham Pre-College students are part of the regular summer curriculum. That means you will complete college-level coursework and earn credits while sharing the classroom with current undergraduates and Fordham faculty.
    • Make valuable connections with students, professors, and administrators. Spend time on a college campus and make more informed decisions about your future.
    • Strengthen your college application with a proven record of your abilities.

    About the Pre-College Program

    The Pre-College program is a selective commuter program designed to provide high school juniors and seniors with experience, connections and knowledge from their participation in undergraduate college courses. The program provides transferable college credits.


    Pre-College courses are specially selected from among Fordham's course offerings for Summer Session II (July 5- August 6). Courses cover a wide range of subjects and disciplines, and many can be used to fulfill university core requirements. Most courses meet three times per week. See a complete list of our recommended courses.


    You can choose between courses meeting at either Fordham's beautiful Rose Hill campus in the Bronx — which features 85 acres of rolling lawns, tree-shaded walkways and Gothic-style buildings — or attend a course at the Lincoln Center campus, located in the culturally-rich West side of Manhattan. Both locations have unique features and benefits.

    Who can apply?

    • Rising seniors with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 (B) or better.
    • Mature high school sophomores (entering your junior year) who have an exceptional record of academic performance may apply for special consideration.
    • You must be able to travel to one of Fordham's two campuses, Rose Hill or Lincoln Center, at least three times per week. (University housing is not available for this program.)
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  • Carleton Liberal Arts Experience (CLAE) 2018

    Posted by Karen Talbot on 2/23/2018 10:35:00 AM

    Dear Students and Parents,

    The Carleton Liberal Arts Experience (CLAE) is designed to introduce the benefits of a liberal arts education to students of African American descent, or students who have an interest in African American culture,  and  have just completed their sophomore year of high school.  This is a highly selective, weeklong progrom that allows students to:

    • take classes from Carleton professors
    • live on campus 
    • and learn what it takes to be a successful college-bound student

    CLAE will take place July 7-14, 2018.  Full scholarships are available.  

    Students can apply oneline at go.carleton.edu/clae

    Student application deadline is April 1, 2018.

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  • University of Alabama Summer on Campus 2018

    Posted by Karen Talbot on 2/23/2018 9:40:00 AM

    Dear Students and Parents,

    The University of Alabama is accepting applicatations to their Summer on Campus 2018 program.


    • Any student who has successfully passed UAEC 200:College Readiness Course and is in good academic standing
    • Seniors (2018 graduates) remain eligible for UAEC through the summer after graduation


    • Application process is now open (application process includes letters of recommendation)
    • Deadline to apply:  Summer I Term (May 29-June 28) - SOC application deadline is May 11, 2018; Summer II Term (July 5-August 3) - SOC applicaton deadline is June 18, 2018.


    • Live in a premier residence hall on The University of Alabama campus
    • Take two classes with other college students
    • Participate in fun, engaging social activities
    • Meet other UAEC students from across the country

    Please call or email with any questions at 205-348-7083 or earlycollege@ua.edu, or visit the website at uaearlycollege.ua.edu


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