Justin received an athletic scholarship for gymnastics at Stanford University and graduated with a BA in American Studies.
Now in its thirty-fourth year, Duke Youth Programs provides summer enrichment opportunities for academically motivated middle school and high school students in the areas of bioengineering, biological science, math, creative writing, academic writing, leadership, computer programming, and college selection/admissions.
There are some free programs and many programs that offer financial aid for qualified students, but summer programs often cost thousands of dollars.
Because programs are always evolving, note that there might be programs at colleges that aren't listed below.
The location of the program is an extremely important consideration for many students.
If you have a dream school or a college you're strongly considering, you might want to do a program on that school's campus to get a better feel for the college and to demonstrate your interest in it.
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On the negative side, most college summer programs for high school students are expensive, and they might not provide much help with getting into college (unless it’s a highly selective program that’s offered at no or minimal cost).