Beacon College’s (FL) Summer For Success: HS Students Immersion

We help students with LD/ADHD explore their interests while preparing for college

Beacon College's Summer for Success
We encourage college-bound rising juniors and seniors with LD/ADHD to apply for our unique 3-week Summer for Success immersion progam. This incredible experience prepares students for the transition to college with personalized, strategic coursework as well as off-campus activities, while living on our campus in Leesburg, FL with other students who learn differently.
Students participate in two core classes designed to develop the skills needed for college success, as well as their choice of elective. We are excited to offer a variety of hands-on, goal-oriented courses for students to explore their personal interests:
Preparing for College Mathematics
Creative Writing
Sports & Recreation
Introduction to Animation
Technology Skills & Applications
Food Preparation Basics
Fundamentals of Drawing
A Special Dynamic: Humans & Animals
Click HERE for a complete, detailed program description and a typical day’s schedule. Scholarships for the Summer for Success program are available for students in need, but they should apply early for first-come first-serve consideration.
While living on campus at Beacon College, summer students will:
Participate in two core courses and one additional class from nearly a dozen electives.
Experience what it’s like to live and learn on a college campus.
Learn, from current Beacon students, how to self-advocate and make the most of essential college support programs.
Participate in a wide range of campus activities and join in weekend excursions to such venues as the Kennedy Space Center, Orlando theme parks, and area beaches.
Why Beacon College?

For more than a quarter century, Beacon College has been the recognized leader in offering affordable, career-focused baccalaureate degree programs for students with learning disabilities, ADHD and other learning differences. Our impressive results speak for themselves:

Rate (10yr avg)
Beacon Graduates Employed
or Pursuing Continuing
and Graduate Study
For questions or assistance, call us at 855-220-5376 or email
Many thanks for your assistance.

Dale Herold
VP of Admissions and Enrollment

Gettysburg College (PA): 2018 Summer Programs for HS Students

Gettysburg College is offering a number of academic summer programs for high school students.  

Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school students over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, creative writing, or information technology — learn more about our summer programming below!

Allegheny College (PA) 2018 Summer Camps for High School Students

We would like to invite students to two different summer opportunities at Allegheny that will expose them to college life and our innovative curriculum. The Allegheny College Summer Academy and Creek Camp welcomes applications from rising juniors and seniors with high school graduation years of 2019 and 2020.

Summer Academy
The Allegheny College Summer Academy offers an enriching pre-college experience for motivated high school students. We’ve designed the Summer Academy to help talented young people explore their academic interests, build connections, and take an important step in their pathways to college — and their futures.

Students will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn from Allegheny’s expert faculty
  • Earn college credit
  • Enjoy all that our historic and beautiful campus has to offer
  • Get a preview of the excitement and challenge of college life
  • Explore varied disciplines by choosing a morning and afternoon academic session in different subjects such as Chemistry, Theater, Environmental Studies, History, and Physics.

Choose from individual sessions or both:
Session I // July 15-20, 2018 or Session II // July 22-27, 2018Visit the Summer Academy website to learn more about the program and the application process. The deadline to apply is May 15.

Creek Camp
Open to high school freshman, sophomores, and juniors with graduation years of 2019 to 2021, Creek Camp is a great experience for students who are interested in studying environmental science in college or those who simply love the outdoors. While living on campus, campers will participate in various activities and study freshwater ecology in the beautiful streams of Northwestern Pennsylvania.

Creek Campers will:

  • Practice hands-on, field-based research on topics related to watershed health
  • Enjoy a preview of college life by staying in residence halls on Allegheny’s historic campus, one of the most beautiful college campuses in the nation and rated by the Sierra Club as one of the greenest colleges (with a score of 96 out of 99)
  • Work alongside environmental science professionals in one of the oldest and most highly respected environmental science programs in the country ranked #4 in the nation by

Choose from two different sessions:
Session I // June 24-29, 2018 or Session II // July 8-13, 2018

Visit the Creek Camp website for more information or download the Creek Camp brochure.

I hope your students will spend some time learning at Allegheny this summer!


Cornell B. LeSane, II
Vice President for Enrollment & Dean of Admissions

Allegheny College
520 North Main Street | Meadville, PA 16335

Sober College Spotlight (CA)

Sober College Spotlight

Get to Know Our Admissions & Outreach Team

If you have questions about our program, events we are hosting, scheduling a tour, you name it, contact a member of our Admissions & Outreach team and they will be able to help.

Kristi Kettle

Admissions Director

“I feel honored to be able to do what I do – to be able to listen to family members and clients who are looking for help and offer space to talk through their struggles and concerns.  I want to offer hope, but more importantly, I want to help create a plan that will help the young adult heal, learn and grow into the amazing human I know they can be if given the chance.”

Ian Mcloughlin

Admissions & Marketing Representative

“I know it’s not easy for parents or for young adults themselves to reach out and ask for support.  I want people to know that our program can help, because it worked for me several years ago. I tell families a lot – never give up.  I hope I can be a source of inspiration for families and clients who are suffering.”

Max Campbell

Admissions Representative

“It is a great feeling to be able to help families through the process of finding the right program for their son or daughter. I got sober myself at Sober College, and it means a lot to me to give young adults the opportunity to heal and create a healthy and fulfilling life for themselves like I was able to do.”

Holly Daniels PhD, LMFT

Clinical Systems Director

“A big part of my job is interfacing with professionals across the country to hear about their work and the needs of their clients and to share what Sober College is all about. I am always so happy to connect professionals and families to our admissions team because I know they are in such caring and helpful hands. I feel blessed to work with Kristi, Ian and Max – they inspire me every day.”

Laurel Hall

Outreach Representative

“I am really excited to have this opportunity to meet others in the field and tell them about all of the amazing things that are happening at Sober College.  I look forward to seeing everyone at Innovations and IECA this month!”

Meet the Whole Sober College Professional Team
If you have not done so already, register today and reserve your spot at the

First Annual West Coast Collegiate Recovery & Supportive Program Fair

Saturday, April 21, 2018 8:30am – 4:00pm at Sober College

If you have not registered time is running out!

Reserve Your Spot Today!

Thank you to Our Sponsors

Binghamton U (NY) Updates & 2018 Summer Programs

Binghamton University

Dear Counselor,

On behalf of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Binghamton University, I want to take a moment to make you aware of a few upcoming events and general updates.

Admitted Student Days
(April 14 and April 22)

We are eager to welcome our admitted students on campus Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 22 at one of our Admitted Student Open House events. Students and families will enjoy a day filled with tours, information sessions and presentations by faculty members and deans. They will also have the opportunity to speak with current students and learn about research opportunities and campus life. Encourage your admitted students to register today!

Financial aid/
scholarship update

Financial aid packages and scholarships are continuously being sent to admitted students. If your student is seeking more information on financial assistance direct them to our Financial Aid Office.

Save the date:
Counselor Visit Days
May 3-4, 2018

What better way to learn about the colleges your students are considering than to visit their schools of interest? Save the date for Binghamton University’s Counselor Visit Days! Come explore our growing campus, learn about our research opportunities and discover just what makes Binghamton the premier public! Invitation to follow.

Summer CollegeHideShow

Two sessions available:

Session 1: July 8-July 21
Session 2: July 22-July 28

Do you have rising juniors and seniors seeking an early college experience? Binghamton Summer College (BSC) will give them just that! Students can apply for a one- or two-week session where they’ll take classes, live on campus and attend workshops that explore the college admissions process and much more. Application is now available online.

As always, feel free to contact us at admit@binghamton.edu607­-777­-2171; or connect with your regional admissions counselor.


Krista Medionte-Phillips
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
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Boston University College of Communication: Summer 2018 Program

Creative high school students develop their cinematic and journalistic storytelling skills producing films, videos, multi-camera productions and more at Boston University’sAcademy of Media Production.
“AMP was immersiveexciting and challenging - I never imagined that I would learn so much, work so hard and have such a blast.”
It’s time to AMP UP!
The application deadline is
March 31, 2018.
Program Dates:
July 9 – August 3, 2018
Program Information &
Application Materials:
Contact the program at

Summer Architecture Program at Wentworth Institute of Technology (MA)

Wentworth Institute of Technology will be offering a 4-week summer program from July 9 to August 3, 2018.

Please share this opportunity with students who have an interest in:

  • Designing and Constructing a full-scale structure
  • Temporary art or temporary installation
  • Creating a community-based project
  • Earning college credit
  • Living on a college campus in Boston (optional)

Interested students can learn more at If you have any questions, you may contact the program

Maureen Dischino
Executive Director of Admissions
Wentworth Institute of Technology

Lasell College (MA) Updates

Wow, what a winter at Lasell.

Lasell College students, Greg Camillone ’17 and Alexandra Clancy ’20, compete for NESN’s Next Producer Top Prize. Greg and Alexandra were selected among the top twelve entries in a competition that could lead to a $20,000 grand prize and a year-long internship at NESN.
Lasell is the FIRST official preferred internship partner of Major League Lacrosse (MLL)
A recent U.S. News & World Report ranking names Lasell College among the top-5 colleges in the nation, with 100% of students completing internships.
Lasell Works offers students valuable career experience at a significantly reduced cost. You have to check this out!


Important Dates

Thursday, March 15 Priority Deadline for Merit Scholarships
Saturday, March 24 Lasell Day (Accepted Students Day)
Monday, April 9 – Thursday, April 12
Laser Days
Sunday, April 22 Junior Open House

James M. Tweed

Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management/Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Lasell College

Newton, MA






1844 Commonwealth Ave, Newton, MA, 02466   |   617.243.2225

University of Denver (CO) Updates

DU campus
Denver is the nation’s top midsize metro college town, according to economists who considered quality of life, employment rates, and diversity.
club sports, as well as a host of intramural activities, are a great way for students to stay active, make friends, and have fun at DU.
…stands for our Adventures in Admission blog. Read current student stories, as well as helpful tips from DU admission counselors.
Diversity Summit Focuses on Social Justice and Sustainability
DU’s 17th annual Diversity Summit gathered hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and community members over two exciting days to discuss the intersection of social justice and sustainability—how environmental disaster is often caused and exacerbated by deep social inequalities, and vice versa. Attendees listened to powerful guest speakers and enlightening panel discussions and participated in round tables and workshops to find ways to address challenges of diversity and sustainability.


More on the Diversity Summit

Project X-ITE Advances Entrepreneurship
In 2016, DU unveiled Project X-ITE (Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship), a University-wide collaboration to support the next generation of entrepreneurs. Just one year later, Project X-ITE is doing just that through the Colorado Solutions Summit. Last fall, the Summit brought together start-up companies with a social mission to help them solve their biggest business challenges.


Watch this video to learn more

DU Difference
The DU Difference
What makes a DU education stand out? These four students and alumni are happy to share their experiences:


Andi Schlut ’19, a political science and socio-legal studies major, says her liberal arts education at DU is preparing her for any career she chooses, whether that’s as an elected official, working for the government, or conducting research.


As an international college student, Shiying “Stacey” Xu ’17 says DU’s caring and supportive environment and small classes helped her excel in her English and communication studies majors. She’s now in Columbia University’s MFA Writing Program.


Sherlock Crockett ’19, a first-generation college student, was uneasy about higher education and the related costs. Now into his third year at DU, and after receiving several scholarships for outstanding academic performance, he feels much more confident than he did as an incoming first-year student.


Keegan Kienzle ’15, an international studies major, credits his professors for inspiring and mentoring him and opening doors. He recently was awarded a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship in Berlin, Germany.


DU Student Will Compete in Olympics
DU forward Troy Terry ’19 will compete for the U.S. men’s hockey team at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, this month. Troy helped lead the Pioneers to a national championship last year. “It is such a tremendous honor to be selected,” he said. “I have always taken pride in wearing the red, white, and blue, and to have an opportunity to do it at the Olympics is incredible. I will take pride in representing my family, the University of Denver, and the state of Colorado.” Troy joins a long list of DU hockey players who are earning national attention, including alum Jason Zucker, who plays for the Minnesota Wild and raises money for a Minnesota children’s hospital.


Read Troy’s Story

We encourage students to attend a Friday@DU session later this month or in March and April. They’ll take part in an information session, a Q&A session with current DU students, a campus tour, and lunch on us.
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University of Denver
2197 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO 80208

Babson College: Intro to the Entrepreneurial Experience for H.S. Students

Consider Babson College and the Summer Study for High School Students: Introduction to the Entrepreneurial Experience, a residential program from July 6 through August 4, 2018, that gives you real-world experience while building your business knowledge and entrepreneurial skills.
Babson College is committed to creating access for all qualified applicants by offering need-based financial aid. To make the process easier, we wanted to share answers to some of the most frequently asked questions students and parents ask our staff.
How many Summer Study students receive financial aid?
Last year, 30 percent of all Summer Study participants received full or partial financial aid. This included 24 full-tuition scholarships, as well as travel expenses in some cases.
Is there a way to waive the application fee?
On page 7 of the 2018 Summer Study Application, please indicate that you would like to be considered for Financial Aid on the Scholarships and Financial Aid page. Then, on the last page of the 2018 Summer Study Application, please select “I need an application fee waiver,” so you will be directed to the 2018 Summer Study Financial Aid form.
What types of merit and need-based scholarships are available?
Here’s an example of just a few of the available scholarships, visit our page to view a full list of available Summer Study scholarships.
  • Women’s Leadership Scholarship: This scholarship is designated for academically qualified female applicants who have demonstrated superior leadership skills in their high school experience.
  • Social Innovation Scholarship: Students who have applied or intend to apply their leadership and talents to social innovation as students and in their future should apply for this grant.
  • Diversity Scholarship: This scholarship is designated for academically qualified applicants who have demonstrated the ability to build inclusive communities across identities such as race, ethnicity, religion, social class, nationality, (dis)ability, sexual preference, and gender expression.
What documents do I need to apply for financial aid?
To be able to complete the Financial Aid form online, you also will need to upload a copy of each parent’s 2017 or 2016 tax return. International students or non-U.S. applicants should submit a copy of the most recent annual income tax filing or wage statement for each parent.
When do we hear about financial aid decisions?
Students will be notified of their financial aid and scholarship awards by April 16, 2018, along with their admission decision.
Learn more about this program and apply. The application deadline is March 1, 2018.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Courtney Minden
Dean, Undergraduate Admission
Babson College
Youth Entrepreneurial Leadership Programs, Babson College, Babson Park, MA 02457