Summer Programs for High School Students

You do not have to sit around all summer and wait for something to hit you over the head. More than likely if you are here reading this you are interested in furthering your education and taking the initiative to put yourself a couple steps ahead of everyone else. Below is a list of programs that you can look into to help further your education.  


Academic Enrichment by Westcoast Connection

With programs on the campus of UCLA in Los Angeles, McGill in Montreal, Barcelona and Florence, high school students have the opportunity to prepare for college by participating in a blend of interactive courses taught by college instructors. In addition to college preparation students can engage in exciting day trips and excursions.  


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California State Summer School For Mathematics and Sciences

Designed for students who have shown skills in STEM, California State Summer School For Mathematics and Sciences is a four week summer residential program that gives them the opportunity to venture beyond their everyday high school academic curriculum. Students will work in state-of-the-art labs alongside renowned faculty members, scientists, and researchers.


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Columbia College Of Chicago – Summer At Columbia

Tailored to students who have completed their sophomore, junior, and/or senior years of high school but have not attended college yet are interested in art and communication, Summer at Columbia is a great program in which courses do transfer as electives to Columbia College of Chicago and to some other colleges or universities at the discretion of the particular school. Students can also live on campus like an actual college student and enjoy the meal plans for an additional cost.

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