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Summer Programs for High School Students in the USA

Posted on Feb 19, 2020
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Holiday planning and time management are crucial to ensure you stay on top of your study abroad goals. While you have fun during your summer break, ensure to strengthen and shape your profile as well.

Summer programs are a great way of exploring your interests. It provides a lot of learning and excellent scope for future inspiration. Here are some summer programs a high school student should consider-

Yale University
Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is an academic summer enrichment program for outstanding high school students from around the world. Students from over 125 countries participate in this 2-week summer program. The program involves Seminars, lectures, capstone projects, and bonding activities.

University of Pennsylvania
Leadership in the Business World (LBW) is an intensive summer program that focuses on skills like leadership, teamwork, and communication. The program is for high school students who are currently enrolled in 10-11 grade.
The program involves presentations, lectures, classroom discussions on subjects like entrepreneurship and leadership. Students get a chance to work with different teams on creating a business plan.

Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES) is a rigorous 6 weeks program conducted by MIT for high school senior students. This summer program focuses on developing the right skills to achieve success in the field of engineering and science.
The interesting part of this program is that the program is free i.e. the education cost, food and boarding cost is paid by MIT.

Princeton University
Princeton Summer Journalism Program (PSJP) is a free, innovative journalism program focused on high school juniors from low-income backgrounds. The program is a 10-day program that involves workshops and lectures on current events and world affairs.
The eligibility for this program is as follows
– Junior high school student
– Student needs to live and attend school in U.S
– Student needs to have an interest in journalism
– The combined income of your family shouldn’t exceed $60,000.

Stanford University
Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program (SIMR) is an 8-week program where the student gets a chance to perform basic research with the school’s faculty, post-doctoral fellows and students. The goal and objective of this particular summer program are to increase interest and knowledge in biological science and medicine.
The eligibility to apply to this summer program is
– A student must be 16 years and must be a US citizen or a green cardholder.

Carnegie Mellon
The Summer Academy for Math and Science (SAMS) helps the student to explore more STEM-related fields. The program focuses on 4 subjects i.e. mathematics, biology, physics, and computer programming. The students get to participate in workshops, seminars, and projects. Some examples of projects offered by the university are Entertainment technology, Electrical and computer engineering, Audio Recording, Forensic Science and so on.

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