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Carnegie Mellon University:
Summer Pre-College Programs

Dear Julie,

We are in-person for the summer of 2022, and our application is open!

For over 100 years, Carnegie Mellon has offered students unique and hands-on educational programs from the fine arts to technology and everything in between. Through Carnegie Mellon's Pre-College Programs, rising juniors and seniors in high school have the opportunity to experience a world-class education on a beautiful, vibrant college campus. Our programs prepare them for their upcoming college experience, help them narrow their career focus, and build critical knowledge and skills.

Pre-College Programs* - Summer of 2022
 
  • Architecture: Introduces design practice, creative problem solving, and critical thinking through a matrix of programming, celebrating curiosity and providing a strong foundation for architectural education. (4- and 6-week program options)

  • Art: Uses both traditional tools and cutting-edge technologies to explore creative ideas in a college-level studio environment. Students develop both conceptual and technical skills preparing them for a wide range of opportunities in both art studies and careers. (3- and 6-week program options)

  • Computational Biology: Provides extensive training in both cutting-edge laboratory experiments to generate biological data and the computational analysis of that data. Uses real-world scenarios for exploration. (3-week program)

  • Design: Introduces students to the discipline of Design, provides a foundation of skills, and gives a clear idea of what to expect from a college-level accredited program. (6-week program)

  • Drama: Prepares students for the college audition and interview process, illustrating the kind of creativity and discipline required of students studying a Bachelor of Fine Arts Drama curriculum. Students you will be introduced to the intensity of a top-rated undergraduate conservatoryexperience. (6-week program)
     
  • Music: Immerses high school students in a world-class conservatory experience within an internationally recognized university. The program mirrors the first weeks of Carnegie Mellon’s first-year undergraduate School of Music curriculum. (3- and 6-week program options)

  • National High School Game Academy: Allows high school students to experience modern video game development using industry-standard technology. Students interested in artmusic and audiogame design, and software development are encouraged to apply for this interdisciplinary program. (6-week program)

  • Summer Session: Provides high school students with the opportunity to take summer courses offered by Carnegie Mellon. Students earn college credit while working in an academic setting that mirrors the supportive, rigorous environment of the first year of college. (6-week program)

  • Writing & Culture: Students explore film, art, and culture through historical and contemporary lenses. Students learn to think critically, express thoughts creatively, and write effectively for college and beyond. (6-week program)
*Limited scholarships available for programs above.
 
No-Cost Pre-College Programs - Summer of 2022
 
  • AI4All @ Carnegie Mellon: Provides opportunities for students who have been historically excluded in STEM to study artificial intelligence with full-time faculty, staff, and researchers who are leaders in the field. (3-week program)
     
  • Computer Science Scholars: Provides students who have historically been excluded in the field of computer science an opportunity to explore the field of computer science with full-time faculty, staff and researchers who are leaders in the field.  (4-week program)
  • Summer Academy for Math and Science:  Allows students from underrepresented communities to develop a deeper understanding of STEM via traditional classroom instruction, hands-on projects, and sustained engagement with world-renowned faculty and skilled staff mentors. (rising seniors only, 6-week program)
     

To learn more about our programs, please register for one of our information sessions or contact us with questions.

Please share these opportunities and our online application with your students and families!
 

 

 

 

 
  Georgetown University  
 
   

Online winter break pre-college courses

Share with your high school students

Georgetown University has an inspiring program for motivated high school students this winter break.

We are offering a selection of our popular online courses designed for students ages 13 and older to help them prepare for college and beyond during their time off.

Established in 1789, Georgetown is ranked among the top U.S. universities. We follow the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis—care for the whole person. Students deserve the opportunity to develop their own talents and dreams, and we believe our program of Pre-College Online Courses will help them do that.

Please share this email with your students so they can use their winter break to get ahead.

 

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