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Middlebury Language Academy
Friday, March 04, 2016

Middlebury Interactive Language Academy is a rigorous four-week language immersion experience in the US and abroad for students who are passionate about world languages and cultures. While our ultimate goal is to spark lifelong language learning, there is undoubtedly a short-term benefit for the college application process.

Our immersion program, that promises nearly 400 hours of speaking in language over the course of four weeks, can jump-start students' language learning and highlight the quality of students' extracurricular choices to an admissions committee. Download our brochure to share with gifted students in your school. Financial aid is available as well.

 

Stanford PreCollege
Friday, March 04, 2016

Stanford University is offering three opportunities for high school students this summer.  College Academy, Humanities, Math & Physics, and an Arts Institute will be offered at their campus in Stanford, California.  Opportunities of online courses are also available.  For more information, go to spcs.stanford.edu.

 

Grammy Camp
Friday, March 04, 2016

The Grammy Foundation is offering a hands-on career training camp for musicians in Nashville, LA, and Brookly,  Go to grammyintheschools.com for more information.

NYU PreCollege
Friday, March 04, 2016

NYU is offering a six week pre-college program in a varity of areas including Writing, College 101, Performing Arts, Urban Journalism, STEM and an Art Intensive.  Go to nyu.edu/highschool for more information and an application.

SCAD Summer Seminars/Rising Star
Friday, March 04, 2016

Savannah College of Art and Design is offering mutiple courses this summer at both their Atlanta and Savannah campuses.  They also offer a Rising Start program for students who want a more intense hands-on opportunity.  More information can be found at scad.edu/sss and scad.edu/rs.

GW Pre-College Program
Tuesday, March 01, 2016

George Washington University is offering several opportunities for credit and non-credit classes on campus this summer.  Two and three week courses are available.  Go to summer.gwu.edu for more information and to apply.

U Of Alabama Early College
Tuesday, March 01, 2016

The University of Alabama Early College is accepting applications from current sophomores, juniors, and seniors who would like to study and take college credit courses this summer.  Scholarships are available.  A 3.0 GPA is required.  Go to uaearlycollege.ua.edu for more information.

NIAHD Pre-College
Tuesday, March 01, 2016

The National Institute of American History and Democracy is offering a pre-college program for rising juniors, rising seniors, and graduating seniors this summer at William and Mary College.  Students will study early American history "on-site" in and around Williamsburg, VA. Learn more and apply at www.wm.edu/niahd.

Sewanee Environmental Institute
Friday, February 19, 2016

Your students can pursue environmental studies while exploring the Domain of the University of the South—13,000 acres of forests, lakes, caves, and rock outcrops—at the Sewanee Environmental Institute’s Pre-College Field Studies Experience ("SEI" for short) from June 26 to July 9, 2016.

SEI is designed for your students who are:

  • Passionate about the outdoors
  • Interested in advancing their knowledge and skills in the study of the environment
  • Rising high school juniors and seniors with a history of academic excellence

Learn complete details about the program.

Federal Service Language Academy at UNG
Friday, February 19, 2016

The Federal Service Language Academy (FSLA) at the University of North Georgia will be held again this summer.  They have a choice of learning Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Korean, French, Cherokee, Japanese or Portuguese.  They will also learn about federal service careers where knowing a critical foreign language and culture is important, such as the FBI, Department of State, CIA, the military, and more.  Registration is now open.

For three weeks, rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors will live in a modern residence hall on our scenic campus in Dahlonega, Georgia, site of the first major gold rush in the U.S.  They will be taught by highly trained instructors using communicative language teaching methods. 

 

Rising high school juniors also have an opportunity to study abroad in France or Germany if they have at least two years of high school French or German.

Detailed information may be found on our web site:   http://ung.edu/global-engagement/fsla/index.php

See the YouTube video.

 

Sewanee Pre-Med Summer Program
Friday, February 19, 2016

the Sewanee Bridge Pre-Health and Field Science Program is a three-week head start on becoming a healthcare professional or scientist.  Students must apply by April 15.
 Here are some details of the program:

  • It provides rigorous preparation for students from diverse backgrounds.
  • It takes place June 12–July 2, 2016, on the Domain of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn.
  • The cost of $1,575 covers three weeks of tuition, room and board, and field trips. Limited financial aid is available for those who qualify.
  • Students pursue either the pre-health track or the field science track.
Sweet Briar Engineering Program
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Registration is now live for Sweet Briar College’s Spring 2016 Explore Engineering Weekend, which takes place on campus Friday, March 25, through Saturday, March 26. The event is sponsored by AREVA and open to high school girls in their sophomore, junior and senior years.

In addition, students will have the chance to find out everything there is to know about working as an engineer, being an engineering student, and what they could do with an engineering degree from Sweet Briar.During the weekend, participants will work in teams with Sweet Briar professors and current students on a hands-on creative project that is ideal for beginners and experienced students alike. They’ll learn about the design process, from brainstorming to testing to revising prototypes.

The College is one of just two women’s colleges in the U.S. to offer an ABET-accredited B.S. in engineering.

Registration for the weekend is $35, which includes lodging, meals, snacks, a T-shirt and supplies. Interested students may register online or contact Hank Yochum, director of the Margaret Jones Wyllie ’45 Engineering Program, at (434) 381-6357. It is recommended that participants register by March 1, as space in the program is limited.

The weekend begins at 4 p.m. Friday, March 25, with an optional campus tour led by admissions. Participants then meet at 5 p.m. in Prothro over dinner and begin their projects that evening. All are housed overnight with Sweet Briar student mentors. A full day of designing, building and experimenting wraps up at 5 p.m. Saturday with a closing exhibition to family and friends.

For more information, visit sbc.edu/engineering/explore-engineering-high-school-women.

 

Yale Young Scholars
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The Yale Young Global Scholars Program (YYGS) is an academic and leadership-development program for talented high school students. YYGS is administered and hosted by Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and our two-week residential sessions in June, July, and August draw students together from all over the world.

Students currently in U.S. grades 10 and 11 are eligible to apply. Admission is competitive, and we look for students with strong academic preparation, intellectual ability, and leadership potential, as well as students who will be active and engaged in the YYGS community. Need-based scholarships are available. 

 

Reinhardt University Open House Dates
Thursday, September 24, 2015

Reinhardt University will be hosting an Experience Reinhardt day on Saturday, November 21st.  Go to reinhardt.edu to find out more and register.

Washington and Lee in Atlanta
Thursday, September 24, 2015

Washington and Lee University will be in hosting an information session in Altanta on October 14th at 4pm.  Go to wlu.edu for more information.

Bryn Mawr Weekend
Thursday, September 10, 2015

Bryn Mawr is now accepting applications for our Travel Scholars program, scheduled October 24 - 26. We will offer a limited number of scholarships to juniors and seniors who may be unable to visit campus due to financial challenges. Travel Scholars will attend our Fall Open House, visit a class and engage with current students and faculty. Applications are due September 30th. 

Engineering at Mercer
Wednesday, September 09, 2015

The Mercer University School of Engineering is pleased to invite seniors from your school to apply for our annual Scholarship Challenge at our Macon, Georgia campus on Saturday, November 14, 2015.  We plan to award valuable scholarships this fall to high school seniors who are interested in Mercer’s engineering, industrial management and technical communications program.  More information about Mercer Engineering is available at engineering.mercer.edu.

 

Auburn University Minority High School Visitation Day
Friday, September 04, 2015

Annual Minority High School Visitation Day will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 8:30 AM until 2:30 PM CST in the Auburn University Student Center. This event is being sponsored by the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM). 

COSAM's Annual Minority High School Visitation Day is designed to provide a forum where minority juniors, seniors, and transfers have an opportunity to learn more about the sciences and mathematics disciplines, including pre-health, and to obtain first-hand information regarding the application process, financial aid and scholarship opportunities at Auburn University. Students will be able to meet with COSAM and Auburn University administrators, faculty, staff and students in a small setting; and to obtain timely and accurate information from representatives from the Office of University Recruitment, the Office of University Scholarships, and the Office of Student Financial Services. Other activities will include presentations by COSAM academic advisors and officers of student organizations. A guided tour of the campus will cap the day's activities. Lunch will be provided for all participants.

The RSVP date is Friday, October 16, 2015. Please register online at http://www.auburn.edu/cosam/diversity. Look under the Upcoming Events heading on the right near the bottom and click on COSAM Minority HS Visitation Day.

SCAD Preview Days
Friday, September 04, 2015

Students are invited to take an in-depth tour of SCADs campus and state-of-the-art facilities at SCAD Day. They can experience student life firsthand, learn about academic programs, engage with faculty and staff, visit classrooms and residence halls, discuss financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and begin the enrollment process. Go to https://www.scad.edu/admission/visit-scad/scad-days to learn more and register.

American University in Atlanta
Tuesday, September 01, 2015

American University will be hosting an information session in the Atlanta area. The presentation will cover the many benefits of studying at American University in Washington, DC.

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Check-in: 6:30 pm, Program: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
The Galloway School - Chaddick Theater
215 W. Wieuca Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30342

 

LaGrange Preview Day
Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Attend LaGrance College Preview Day to learn about study-abroad opportunities, find out about our life-changing and community-changing Servant Scholars Program, and discover how our graduates far exceed the national averages in job and grad school placement.  Reserve your space for Fall Preview Day on Sept. 19, Oct. 17, or Nov. 7 by visiting lagrange.edu or calling (800) 593-2885.

 

Christian College Fair
Tuesday, September 01, 2015

On October 20, 2015, more than 40 institutions will be at the Christian College Fair sponsored by the North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals. The college fair will be hosted at Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy in McDonough, Georgia, from 10 a.m. until noon. Financial aid sessions will be provided for students, parents, and high school teachers and administrators. It is a great time for you and your students to learn about Christian higher education.

 

Smith College Women of Distinction Visit Program
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Women of Distinction program for high school seniors highlights the opportunities at Smith College for African American, Asian American, Latina and Native American students. Participants in this three-day program will explore Smith College and determine whether it might be an appropriate college choice for them. Students will live in campus houses, experience the academic and social life at Smith and attend panels and workshops on student life and the college admission process.   Go to http://www.smith.edu/admission/wod/ for more information.

Georgia Visit Day at Emory
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Emory is hosting a visit day reserved just for Georgia students!  It will be held Wednesday, October 7th from 9am to 4pm. You will have an opportunity to visit with current students, sit in on classes, and meet with professors.  Go to http://apply.emory.edu/georgiaday/ for more information. 

Wash U in St. Louis in Atlanta
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Washington University in St. Louis will be hosting an information session on Sunday, August 23rd at the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead.  For more details go to admissions.wustl.edu.

Duke in Atlanta
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Duke University will be hosting two information sessions in the Atlanta area on Monday, September 21st at Brookwood High School and on Tuesday, September 22nd at South Atlanta High School.  RSVP at admiss.ugrad.duke.edu/discover-duke.

Carnegie Mellon in Atlanta
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Carnegie Mellon University will be in Atlanta on Sunday, September 13th at the Atlanta Marriott Perimeter.  RSVP is required at admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/information-sessions-in-a-city-near-you or call 412.268.2082.

Sewanee at The Heritage School
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The University of the South (Sewanee) will be at Heritage on Monday, August 24th at 11:00am in the College Office.  All Upper School students are invited.

Brown University in Atlanta
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Brown University will host two informational programs in the Atlanta area on Sunday, August 30th at The Walker School and Monday, August 31st at The Galloway School.  Go to brown.edu/go/brownnearyou for more information.

Leadership Camp for Young Men
Monday, May 04, 2015

The Shelton Leadership Challenge at Hampden-Sydney College is a five-day summer residential experience where young men explore the cornerstones of values-based leadership - honesty, integrity, compassion, diversity, and social responsibility - through problem-solving and team-building activities, ropes courses, and service projects. The curriculum includes

  • Personal Leadership Assessment and Interpersonal Dynamics;
  • Role of Values and Ethics in Leadership;
  • Leadership Traits and Approaches;
  • Teambuilding and Empowering Others;
  • Civic and Social Responsibility; and
  • Goal Setting.

Hampden-Sydney College, in cooperation with the Wilson Center for Leadership in the Public Interest and North Carolina State University, is offering the Shelton Leadership Challenge - June 28 through July 2, 2015 - to young men who want to become better leaders

Go to http://www.hsc.edu/Shelton-Challenge.html for more information.

UGA Admissions Workshop
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Mount Paran Christian School is hosting Keys to the Dawghouse, which is a workshop facilitated by UGA Admissions to prepare prospective studetns, on Monday, May 4th from 6 pm to 7 pm at Murray Arts Center. You can register through https://keystothedawghouse2015-mountparan.eventbrite.com . Registration is not required for attending, but it is helpful.

 

 

Academy Day
Monday, April 20, 2015

Academy Day for students interested in learning more about attending one of the Service Academies will be held on May 9th at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta.  Senator Johnny Isakson is hosting. For more information and to register go to Senator Isakson's website at http://www.siakson.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/sad-registration. You must register before April 29th.

Exploring College Options
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Upcoming Student/Parent information sessions for those interested in learning more about Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, and Stanford.  Will be held on three separate dates in the Atlanta area:  May 5th in Marietta, May 6th in Buckhead, and May 7th at Perimeter.  Go to www.exploringcollegeoptions.org to register for one of these dates.

Georgia Tech Financial Workshop
Sunday, March 15, 2015

Georgia Tech’s Sheller College of Business is offering “Wall Street on West Peachtree” again this year to 160 students.   This is a one-week class offered 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday.  We currently have offerings every week of June 2015.

The overall goal of this program is to provide the high school students with a portfolio of basic money management and investing tools that will equip them to make strong financial decisions and achieve long-term financial success.

The program will be housed at the “Ferris Goldsmith-Trading Floor” where we teach our trading classes.  This facility simulates a real Wall Street trading floor environment. 

The primary instructor is Dr. Barry Marchman.  Dr. Marchman has been teaching finance classes at Georgia Tech since 2007.   Dr. Jonathan Clarke, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, may also be leading part of the program. 

We would be delighted to have your students join us this year.  The program is geared towards rising juniors and seniors, but any high school student can participate.

Registration link:  http://www.pe.gatech.edu/courses/wall-street-west-peachtree

 

Business Summer Camp
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Christian Brothers University is now accepting applications for the Business Immersion Camp held on the CBU campus July 20-25, 2015.  The camp is an on-campus residency program designed to enable academically talented high school students to explore their interests in a business education and career.

More information can be found at http://cbu.edu/businesscamp along with the online application.

Eligible students are current juniors (seniors in Fall 2015) who have a GPA of 3.2 (4.0 scale) and an ACT of 26/SAT 1800.  Applications will be accepted through May 25, 2015.

The student cost to attend the Business Immersion Camp is $200. This includes lodging, meals, all programming, travel in Memphis and leisure activities. Students are also responsible for their travel to/from Memphis.

Christian Brothers University is a four-year, private university affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. The University was founded in 1871 by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, a Catholic teaching order. CBU is located on a 75-acre wooded campus in midtown Memphis, Tennessee. The University is ranked among the 25 best Southern universities in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” and ranked among the top 20% of the nation’s colleges by Forbes magazine. Visit cbu.edufor more information.

 

Sewanee Environmental Institute
Friday, March 06, 2015

Students can pursue environmental studies while exploring the Domain of the University of the South—13,000 acres of forests, lakes, caves, and rock outcrops—at the Sewanee Environmental Institute’s Pre-College Field Studies Experience (“SEI” for short) from June 28 to July 11, 2015.

SEI is designed for your students who are:

  • Passionate about the outdoors
  • Interested in advancing their knowledge and skills in the study of the environment
  • Rising high school juniors and seniors with a history of academic excellence

Go to http://sei.sewanee.edu/ for more information.

SCAD Summer Seminars
Thursday, March 05, 2015

SCAD workshops for rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors help students gain vaulable experience while developing their creative vision through exciting art and design assignments and projects.  Workshop topics include STEM focues 3-D printing, Game Design, and Animation as well as more traditional workshops in painting, drawing, photography, animation, poster-design, and fashion.  Go to scad.edu/sss for more information including dates and costs.

Career Planning 101
Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Through the use of the MBTI and STRONG, students will learn about their interests and personality, connect this information to potential careers and college majors, and explore additional resources for further planning. Workshops are offered at The Marist School in Atlanta in June and July.  The cost is $230 and more information can be found at www.maristsummercamps.com.

 

Listing of Summer Programs
Thursday, February 26, 2015

See this link for a comprehensive listing of summer programs from across the country.  This is a free site and also includes a blog with some excellent information about the "nomination" mailings your student may receive and if those help in the application process.

http://summerprogramfinder.com/

 

Health Sciences and Cyber Sciences Summer Academies
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

This summer, Georgia Regents University in Augusta is launching two academic, residential programs for current high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors. These programs are the Health Sciences Summer Academy (HSSA) and the Cyber Sciences Summer Academy (CSSA).  Using experiential instruction, the HSSA allows students to explore health care environments, build skills in patient care, and work as a team to complete scientific research. The CSSA is designed to introduce high school students to the academic and professional world of cybersecurity. Students will learn from experts in the field and experience, first-hand, the consequences of a cyberattack. There will also be additional “top secret” hands-on learning experiences for students. For more information, visit gru.edu/academy/cyberacademy. The programs will function separately during the day, but have joint evening social experiences including activities to enhance skills in collaboration, teamwork, and communication. Both programs are offered over the following weeks: June 21-25 or June 28-July 2. Students will have the chance to apply for one or both and choose the week they would like to attend if they are selected during the application process.   To learn more, visit www.gru.edu/academy/healthsciences.

NACAC College Fair
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Please consider attending the upcoming College Fair at the Georgia International Convention Center on Sunday, March 22nd from 12:00pm-4pm.  Over 300 institutions will be present with several workshops available for students and parents.  You can use www.gotomyncf.com to create a scannable barcode that can be printed out and take to the fair should you not want to worry about filling out inquiry cards.  For parking, directions, and other information please visit http://www.nacacnet.org/college-fairs/springNCF/Pages/Atlanta.aspx  Should further questions arise, please feel free to contact collegefairs@nacacnet.org.

 

Yale Global Scholars
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

An official Yale University program, participants in the Yale Young Global Scholars Program for Outstanding High School Students can expect an amazing summer experience studying in beautiful campus lecture halls and classrooms, living in Yale’s historic residential colleges, eating in award-winning dining halls, meeting a talented community of fellow students, engaging with world-renowned professors, and interacting with extraordinary visiting practitioners.  Go to http://globalscholars.yale.edu/ for more information. 

 

Session dates for summer 2015 are:

Politics, Law, and Economics (PLE) - June 23 - July 6

International Affairs and Security (IAS) - July 9 - July 22
(formerly known as Studies in Grand Strategy)

Science, Policy, and Innovation (SPI) - July 25 - August 7


 

Middlebury Language Academy
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy offers a four-week, residential summer language program for 8th-12th grade students that utilizes principles of the immersion pedagogy developed and refined by Middlebury College's renowned Language Schools over the past 100 years.

Whether students attend one of our US-based programs in Vermont or study abroad in Beijing, Granada or Quebec City, they will dramatically improve their language skills while gaining confidence and growing personally.

For more information, contact at mmla.middlebury.edu or 802.458.9252.

 

Music Therapy
Monday, February 09, 2015

The Department of Music Therapy at Georgia College invites all interested high school students to attend Career
Day on Tuesday, March 10 at the Georgia College main campus in Milledgeville. 
At Career Day, students can

  • ​Learn about the professions of music therapy and art therapy
  • Meet nationally-renowned faculty  
  • Experience our apprentice - mentor approach 
  • Meet current music therapy and art  therapy students 

  To learn more, click on the link below or call Dr. Douglas Keith at 478-445-2645 or email at douglas.keith@gcsu.edu.

Foreign Service Language Academy at UNG
Monday, February 09, 2015

Are you interested in federal service careers in the FBI, CIA, Department of State, or U.S. Military?  The University of North Georgia has an outstanding 3-week residential summer Federal Service Language Academy  (FSLA).

At FSLA, your students will learn a language such as Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Korean, German or Portuguese; they will hear presentations about careers in organizations such as the FBI, CIA, State Department and other career areas; they will participate in a physical fitness program; and they will live in a modern Cadet residence hall on the beautiful campus of the University of North Georgia.   Go to  www.ung.edu/fsla for more information or speak to senior C. Haugen who was a participant two years ago.

 

Beacon College
Thursday, February 05, 2015

Beacon College, the nation’s first accredited college to offer both bachelor’s and associate degrees exclusively for students with learning disabilities, ADHD and other specific learning differences, will offer “College Composition,” at The Cottage School, this summer, for Atlanta area students who learn differently.The program includes a 3-hour course work session in the morning taught by Beacon College faculty using multimodal teaching practices. The multimodal teaching approach is proven to be particularly effective when teaching students with a wide range of learning differences. In the afternoon, students needing additional support will have the opportunity to work with a skilled Beacon College writing specialist and /or work on preparing their college essay. It is the expectation that each student will complete the three week program with a college essay prepared and ready to include with most college and university admissions applications.Applicants must be rising seniors or have graduated in spring 2015 and be heading to a college or university in fall 2015. The cost of the course is $1,750.For additional information and an application please contact:Dale Herold, Dean of Admissions and Enrollment ManagementBeacon College105 East Main StreetLeesburg, FL 34748dherold@beaconcollege.edu.

GW Summer Program
Wednesday, February 04, 2015

George Washington University offers a pre-college summer program in a variety of topics like biomedical engineering, government, international relations, medicine, and public policy.  Credit and non-credit options are available.  For more information go to precollege.gwu.edu.  Applications are due by May 15.

Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines
Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Scholarship applications for Coweta Republican Women, Coweta Sports Hall of Fame, Newnan Junior Service League, Melissa Segars Memorial Scholarship, and the Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship are due to Mrs. Martin on Monday, 2/9.  Applications can be found in the College Counseling Office along with the Scholarship Packet.

 
 

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