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Washington University in St. Louis Summer Experience

Summer Experiences at Washington University provide academically talented students from across the country and around the world the perfect opportunity to challenge themselves in a supportive and encouraging atmosphere by committing ourselves to the following goals: 

  • To develop challenging and innovative programming that aligns with the overall Washington University mission and goals.
  • To create a positive academic and community atmosphere by implementing educational, cultural, and social activities for all students.
  • To offer decision-making opportunities for students to develop their independence.
  • To provide academic and residential support to enable all students to experience growth and progression in their academic abilities.
  • To enforce policies and procedures to create a safe, respectful environment for all students.
There are a variety of programs for high school students. Go to  for more information.

UCDavis Young Scholars Summer Program

The UC Davis Young Scholars Program is a summer residential research program designed to expose approximately 40 high achieving high school students to the world of original research in the natural sciences with emphases on the biological, environmental and agricultural sciences. To be eligible for the summer of 2017, students must be currently enrolled as sophomores or juniors in high school. UCD-YSP participation is not limited to California students. Participants in the 2017 UCD-YSP will work one-on-one with research faculty and research groups in state of the art laboratories for six weeks. Each student will work on an individual project and prepare a journal quality paper and symposium presentation about their work. In addition to scientific research, the UCD-YSP strives to introduce participants to the climate and culture of living and working on a university campus. Staff make every effort to model the experiences that participants will have during their first years of college.

The application period opens on December 1, 2016 and closes at 11:59 PM on March 16, 2017. Students will be able to create their user accounts when the application period opens. Go to for more information.

Duke Summer College

From sports to economics and race to gender, Duke Summer College is offering a host of captivating courses that study society’s most pressing issues.  See the list below for just a few examples of Duke classes offered this summer:
  • Advertising and Society: A Global Perspective
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Gender, Work and Organization
  • Race, Power and Identity: From (Muhammad) Ali to (Colin) Kaepernick
  • Language and Social Identity
  • Contagion in Culture and Society
  • Drugs, Theory & Culture
  • Finance Fictions
For a full list of the classes offered this summer, click here or go to

Rutgers Pre-Engineering Summer Academy

Rutgers University–New Brunswick is excited to announce an opportunity for students interested in engineering. The Rutgers School of Engineering is offering the chance for students to participate in a new Pre-Engineering Summer Academy to develop their knowledge and skills through real-world field experiences.

This intensive one-week certificate program will introduce students to a variety of engineering areas including:
  • Aerospace
  • Biomedical
  • Civil
  • Computer
  • Electrical
  • Forensic
  • Mechanical
Eligible students must:
  • Be between the ages of 16-18
  • Have completed courses in precalculus and physics
  • Submit an online application
Interested in learning more? Attend an online information session or visit Pre-Engineering Summer Academy.

Harvard, Princeton, UVirginia, Wellesley, Yale Info Sessions

Students interested in Harvard, Princeton, University of Virginia, Wellesley and Yale are encouraged to attend one of the SoCal information sessions. Admissions representatives will discuss academic programs, campus life, selective college admissions and financial aid. 
Register at
10/16 Los Angeles
Centinela Valley Center for the Arts
14901 Inglewood Ave
Lawndale, CA 90260
10/17 Riverside
Arlington High School
2951 Jackson St
Riverside, CA 92503
10/18 Glendale 
Glendale High School
1440 E Broadway
Glendale, CA 91205
10/19 Anaheim
Servite High School
1952 W La Palma Ave
Anaheim, CA 92801

UCLA Open House 10/8

Description: Come and learn more about UCLA! You will have an opportunity to tour the campus, learn about applying for admission and financial aid, and hear about academic programs and student life at UCLA.
Category: Open House
Host(s): UCLA Undergraduate Admission
Contact E-mail:
Starts On: 08 Oct 2016 09:00 AM PT
Ends On: 08 Oct 2016 02:30 PM PT
Location: US - California - Southern
Address: UCLA Campus
Details/Directions: Registration begins at 8:30 AM and a light continental breakfast will be provided. Formal program begins at 9:00 AM. Please check-in at the north side of Pauley Pavilion.

You may bring up to four guests with you to this event.

Participants may park in Parking Structure 4, Parking Structure 7 or Parking Structure 8. Parking costs $12 per day and is CASH ONLY. If arriving after 10:30 AM, you may purchase short-term parking in Parking Structure 4 or 8 for up to two hours at a self-service pay station (follow signs marked with Green P).

Savannah College of Art/Design (SCAD) Scholarship Challenge

Put your artistic vision on display for the opportunity to earn a scholarship to SCAD, the university for creative careers. Challenges are open to current juniors and seniors in high school as of the 2016–17 academic year. Entries must demonstrate creativity, innovation and a strong understanding of aesthetics. A panel of SCAD faculty will review and evaluate submitted entries, and three winners will be selected from each category.

Senior Challenges:
• 2-D design
• 3-D design
• Comic book
• Fashion
• Film
• Photography
• Poster

Junior Challenges:
• 2-D design
• Photography

Register by Dec. 15, 2016. Submissions must be completed by Feb. 3, 2017. Winners will be announced March 3, 2017.

Learn more about the SCAD Challenge:

UC Santa Cruz Saturday Tours

We invite your students and their families to visit the University of California, Santa Cruz campus for one of our Fall Saturday Tours on October 29 or November 12, 2016.

This student-led campus tour event will provide prospective students with a general introduction to academic and campus opportunities. An Admissions presentation covering freshman and transfer admissions will be followed by a brief student panel and an all-walking campus tour.

Reservations must be made in advance online. We recommend that your students sign up as soon as possible, since the tours will fill up fast. (Please note that UC Santa Cruz will not be offering a Preview Day in fall 2016.) Go to
to register.

Encourage your students to come see our beautiful campus and learn more about the exceptional academic experience and co-curricular opportunities that UC Santa Cruz offers! For students who cannot visit the campus this fall, we offer an online virtual tour in five languages at

University of the Pacific Preview Days

University of the Pacific's annual Pacific Preview Days highlight the academic and co-curricular activities offered at UoP. These events are designed for high school seniors, high school juniors and transfer students who are interested in attending University of the Pacific. Families are also invited.
Dates: October 22nd or November 12th
During the day, you can:
1. Tour Northern California's most beautiful campus
2. Enjoy an exciting performance by the Pacific Pep Band
3. Talk with current students, faculty and parents about life at Pacific
4. Attend Academic Sessions on your Major or Program of Interest
5. Receive information on Undergraduate Research, Education Abroad and the Pacific Library
6. Visit our Residence Halls
7. Learn how Pacific makes Admission Decisions
8. Hear about Scholarship and Financial Aid Opportunities
9. Presentación en español de admisión y ayuda financiera

Service Academy Info Day 9/17

Congressman Steve Knight is hosting US Service Academy Information Day on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 10am to 12pm in the UCEN.
Representatives from the 5 US Service Academies will be there to discuss the requirements and procedures to apply. 

CalState ALL ACCESS Info Night

The California State University (CSU) system, which includes CalPoly San Luis Obispo and CalPoly Pomona, is holding an FREE information night. 
ALL 23 campuses will be available to meet with representatives and attend admission and financial aid workshops.
WEDNESDAY, September 28, 2016
Pasadena Convention Center
Exhibit Hall/Ballroom Building
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
Parking $12 a car

Brown University Info Sessions

Brown's Near You is an information session designed for prospective students and their families to learn more about Brown’s academic offerings, student life, and the admission/financial aid process.

Sept 21, 2016
7:00 pm
Flintridge Preparatory
Morris Auditorium
4543 Crown Avenue
La Canada, CA 91011

Sept 26, 2016
7:00 pm
Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies
5931 West 18th Street
Los Angeles, CA, 90035