Pre-College & Summer Opportunities

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Advantages

  • $1,000 – $2,000 annual scholarship in addition to other merit awards for which students qualify.
  • A community whose members are seen as the academic leaders on campus.
  • Invitation-only receptions with Miami University key officials.
  • Immediate, meaningful relationships with leading faculty before students even arrive on campus.
  • Specialized academic advising to chart college paths and foster networking connections in academic fields of study.
  • Guaranteed placement in some of Miami’s most competitive experiential learning opportunities.
  • Access to University Honors Program courses.
  • Guaranteed placement in an Honors Living-Learning Community.
  • Opportunities for engaging internships and full-immersion preceptorships with Miami alumni.
  • Seminars with other Scholars to sharpen the professional skills that employers demand.
  • Designated study room and special borrowing privileges with University Libraries.
  • Guaranteed invitation to Omicron Delta Kappa.
  • Exclusive UASP community-wide events.
  • Unique opportunities to engage with distinguished guest speakers and lecturers.
  • Designation as a fellow in the Harry T. Wilks Leadership Institute, a program committed to developing leaders for a changing world.

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Each summer Pratt Institute’s PreCollege program welcomes over 400 high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to our Brooklyn campus for nearly a month, where they encounter life as an art and design college student.

Students choose a major focus modeled after Pratt’s undergraduate offerings. To complement this chosen major, students are automatically enrolled in foundation, art history, and portfolio development classes. Upon completion of the program, students earn four elective college credits.

Reflecting Pratt’s academic culture, PreCollege students are immersed in their studio practice and actively participating in a rigorous full schedule of classes Monday to Friday. Classes are led by Pratt’s renowned faculty of working artists and professional designers who are committed to sharing their expertise in the field.

Beyond enjoying the beauty of Pratt’s campus in classes or taking advantage of our state-of-the-art equipment and studio spaces, students are provided with opportunities after class and during weekends to explore New York City through lectures and cultural and social events.

PreCollege students get a head start on college by living and studying with peers from across the country and around the world. The program welcomes both domestic and international students with diverse backgrounds and experiences to share a common interest in exploring creative fields in a vibrant urban setting.

The program culminates in an exhibition of students’ work curated in gallery spaces throughout campus. Family members, friends, and members of the creative community are invited to our final exhibition to share in the joy of students’ accomplishments. PreCollege students leave enriched, empowered, and ready to be our future artists, designers, and creative thinkers.

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

  • Explore the possibility of studying art, design, architecture, creative writing, or cultural studies.
  • Confirm that this is the subject you want to study in college.
  • Develop your skills through college-level coursework, and earn 4 college credits.
  • Develop a body of work for your portfolio to support admission into college.
  • Meet other students who share your interests.
  • Get a preview of the college experience.

QUESTIONS?

By email: preco@pratt.edu
By phone: 718.636.3453
In Person: If you wish to meet with a staff representative, please call ahead for an appointment to meet at our Brooklyn offices:


 

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We’re excited to announce applications are now open for the Tulane Summer Enrichment Institute in STEM!

Enrichment Opportunities
The Tulane Summer Enrichment Institute in STEM provides your middle and high school students the opportunity to explore science and engineering at Tulane University.

Our enrichment program is a project-based curriculum designed around fun and engaging activities that foster the creative problem-solving skills needed for lifelong engagement with STEM fields. Coding, robotics, ecology, engineering, and app development are just some of the areas your students can explore. They can spend their summer building robots, making an app, engineering a better bike helmet, or learning how cities will adapt to future challenges.

Courses are developed for rising 6th graders through rising 11th graders.

Click here to learn more about the opportunities available to students this summer:

Are your students ready to apply? Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis, and space is limited – click the “Pre-College Students” tab for the residential and day program applications:

Contact Us
If you have any questions about the program, please contact our office at (504) 314-7867 or via email at summer@tulane.edu.
Best wishes,
The Tulane Summer Enrichment Institute Team

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