Stanford | Pre-Collegiate Studies

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We offer programs across a wide variety of disciplines including arts, humanities, science, and math, giving highly motivated students the opportunity to investigate advanced topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Participants engage in small classes with brilliant instructors and peers who share their passions.

Deadlines for our summer programs are in February, with some early round deadlines in January. Admission is selective. Limited financial aid is available.

  • Stanford Summer Arts Institute students in grades 9–11 come together for a three-week intensive interdisciplinary arts program offering academically rigorous, hands-on courses in art, visual design, and music.
  • Stanford Summer Humanities Institute students in grades 10 and 11 explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities in seminars led by distinguished Stanford professors during this three-week residential program.
  • Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes allows students in grades 8–11 to engage in single-subject intensive study selected from a wide range of disciplines, and benefit from small class size and academically themed residences.
  • Stanford AI4ALL, formerly SAILORS, invites young women in grade 9 to apply to this three-week residential summer program. Participants learn about topics in AI, partake in ongoing research at Stanford, and receive mentorship from professors, graduate students, and industry professionals.
  • Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC) students participate in a highly-selective program centered around lectures, guided research, and group problem solving in advanced math topics. This four-week program is intended for an elite group of talented students in grades 10 and 11.
  • Stanford Pre-Collegiate University-Level Online Math and Physics offers 13 courses throughout the year, including a summer term for high school students, grades 9–12. Students earn Stanford University Continuing Studies credit.

Learn more about Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies programs here: https://spcs.stanford.edu/programs.

Review the complete program guide here:  stanford-pre-collegiate-studies-program-guide-2018

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SOPHOMORES & JUNIORS: Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine | Deadline to submit: Jan. 23

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Brandeis University – Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine

Brandeis University’s Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine will be held June 24-June 30, 2018.  At the Summit, students will discuss how health and medicine are rapidly evolving with leaders in the field, participate in cutting-edge simulations, and work in dynamic small teams to develop their own solutions to complex medical challenges.

Caddo Magnet High School can nominate up to five outstanding students to attend the 2018 Summit.  To qualify, you must be a current sophomore or junior, be interested in a career in the medical field, rank in the top 5% of your class, and demonstrate strong academic performance in challenging course work.  If you are interested in being nominated for the Summit, submit a one-page essay describing why you should be chosen as a nominee.   Ensure your name and email address is listed at the top of your essay.  Essays are due to Mrs. Britt, Junior Counselor, by Tuesday, January 23.

For more information on the Summit, go to: http://www.brandeis.edu/youthsummit/medicine/index.html

*Costs are associated with the program but financial need scholarships are available through Brandeis University.  A detailed fundraising guide will also be provided.   

AHEC’s Day with the Doctors Program Deadline Extended

 

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AHEC’s A Day with Doctors deadline has been extended to January 16!  Eligible students must submit:

  • a completed application
  • current transcript (3.0 or better)
  • personal essay explaining why you would like to participate in the program

For more information contact the Counseling Department at CMHS.

The Day with the Doctors program is open to eleventh and twelfth grade students with at least a 3.0 GPA. The program gives students the opportunity to spend a day at the LSU Health Shreveport or New Orleans or Tulane School of Medicine campuses. Students learn about medical problems, work with specimens and microscopic slides, practice basic life support techniques, explore the anatomy and/or pathology labs, interact with medical students and faculty, and receive medical school admissions information and more. The program deadline to apply is November 14th. The Day with the Doctors program is held once a year in January.

 

TULANE: Louisiana Campus Preview Days

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Louisiana Campus Preview Days

Louisiana Campus Preview Days are designed for Louisiana high school students and their families to learn more about the academic, social, and cultural opportunities available at Tulane. We’re proud to invite interested students from around Louisiana to take an in-depth look at Tulane’s campus life.

Spring 2018 Louisiana Campus Preview Days

Ideal for Sophomores & Juniors

Register for a Campus Preview Day

Fall 2018 Louisiana Campus Preview Day

Ideal for Juniors & Seniors

  • Louisiana Campus Preview Days for the fall of 2018 will be announced in the summer

PLAN YOUR VISIT

We’ve compiled information to help you put together your travel plans. A tentative schedule is available here. If you have questions, please let us know!

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LSU School of Veterinary Medicine | Open House 2018

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The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine will host its 36th Annual Open House on Saturday, January 20, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

The theme is One World, One Health. Open House is an opportunity for everyone in the family to discover the fantastic world of veterinary medicine and the latest developments in animal health care, welfare and biomedical research. A self-guided tour will take visitors through the Veterinary Medicine Building, where students, faculty and staff will provide information and exhibits on veterinary medicine and biomedical science. In addition, the anatomy laboratory, intensive care units, surgery suites and radiology suites will be featured on the tour, along with other areas of the veterinary hospital.

 

PSAT Results

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PSAT RESULTS:

Sophomores and juniors who took the PSAT/NMSQT received their paper score reports through their English classes last week.  According to CollegeBoard, freshmen who took the PSAT/9 may not receive their paper score reports until as late as mid-January. There are two ways freshmen can receive their PSAT/9 scores:

  • Wait on the paper score reports that CMHS will receive
  • Log in or create an account on College Board and view their scores
    1. If the student provided a valid email at the time of testing, they should have received an email stating how they can login to view their scores—check spam or junk mailboxes.

If you run into problems, you can contact CollegeBoard at the following number and they should be able to guide you through the login process:  866-433-7728

Carson Scholars Fund | December 18

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CARSON SCHOLARS FUND

The Carson Scholars Fund recognizes students in grades 9 – 11 who earn the highest level of academic achievement and who also display strong humanitarian qualities.  The scholarship winners will be designated as “Carson Scholars” and will receive a $1,000 scholarship award to be held in trust until he/she is accepted to a four year college or university (for a bachelor’s degree program) in the United States.  Winners are also honored at a regional banquet where they receive a medal and certificate of accomplishment.

In order to qualify, students must have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.75 or above on a 4.0 scale in the combined academic subjects:  English, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Foreign Language.  Students must also be involved in community service activities.

Caddo Magnet High School can nominate one student to compete for the scholarship.  If you believe you meet the qualifications listed above and would like to be considered as a nominee, please put together a list of the community service activities you are involved in and submit to Mrs. Britt in the Counselor’s Complex by Monday, December 18.