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Summer Opportunities


UMSL Bridge Summer Programs.  1st SESSION: June 14-June 25, Mon.-Fri. or 2nd SESSION: June 28-July 9, Mon.-Fri.  CLASS TIMES  10:00 am-12:00 pm. Registration deadline:   Friday, May 7, 2021.  The award-winning UMSL Bridge Program continues to provide unique and comprehensive college preparation services to students and families in the St. Louis community. Join other high school students who are transitioning to college through the Bridge Program. Participation requirements  • Enrolled in high school • Enrolled in/completed Algebra • Currently enrolled in grades 9th-10th • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.   To apply, visit umsl.edu/precollegiate For more information, call 314.516.5196 


UMSL Bridge Summer Programs.  The UMSL Bridge Program will host three summer writing workshops to cover the outline, writing, and editing process for three Common Application essay prompts. Students will learn to tell their unique stories and use their own voice as they prepare application essays.   

June 4, 1-3pm, Outline.  Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others.  

June 11, 1-3pm Write.  The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?  

June 18, 1-3pm.   Share an essay on any topic of your choice. It can be one you’ve already written, one that responds to a different prompt, or one of your own design .  To register for this opportunity, please visit:  https://tinyurl.com/spendthesummerWRITE The deadline to register is Friday, May 28, 2021.  For more information, please contact the office at 314.516.5196 or at www.umsl.edu/precollegiate



2021 Summer At SLU camps and academies are planning to be offered virtually. Dates: June 14-18, 2021, Times: 9 a.m.-12 p.m What kind of summer do you want your family to have?  Whatever your answer is, you'll find it at Saint Louis University. SLU offers camps and academies for Pre-K through high school students. From diving into creative arts to immersive experiences in our STEM programs, there is bound to be something that sparks your family's interest and leads to their best summer yet.    If you have questions, email summer@slu.edu or call 314-977-3534.  Virtual Geospatial Data Science Camp (Session 1) Registration Opens: 3/1/2021.    Cost: $100, SLU Discount: $75 (for SLU faculty, staff, students and alumni).  The Geospatial Data Science summer camp will provide virtual lessons for students that want to learn how to make maps with emerging technology. Students will learn to write computer code, work with data, and make maps. The workshops will be live. There will be three workshops everyday between 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Each workshop will be 50 minutes followed by a 10 minute break.  Meals Included: No,  Overnight: No, Before Care Available: No, After Care Available: No,  Eligibility: All, Fall 2020 Grade Level: 2-8, Age Level: 8-13

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Girls Who Code,  Round 1: June 21 - July 2, 2021; Round 2: July 12 - July 23, 2021;  Round 3: August 2 - August 13, 2021.  The signature Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program will be running virtually in 2021. The 2-week opportunity is available to rising sophomore, junior, and senior girls—trans and cis—and non-binary students. No prior computer science experience is required.  This 2-week virtual program teaches girls—trans and cis—and non-binary students the computer science skills they need to make an impact in their community while preparing for a career in tech. Participants will get exposure to tech jobs, meet women in tech careers, and join a supportive sisterhood of girls in tech.  Now welcoming rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors!   $300 needs-based stipend provided (for eligible students in the United States)

EARLY ACCEPTANCE DEADLINE IS MID-FEBRUARY, 2021. APPLICATION CLOSES MID-MARCH, 2021.     

The 2021 Summer Immersion Program application is now live! Click here to apply.


Summer Academy at University of Vermont (UVM), 

4-week, academically rigorous, and fully online Summer Academy courses are designed exclusively for students who have completed 10th, 11th, or 12th grade and tailored to provide an in-depth exploration of a specific field of study in subjects ranging from journalism and photography to health and medicine.  What's more, all summer Pre-College programs at UVM (including our courses below) are offered to out-of-state students at 50% off academic year tuition rates.

Summer Academy Courses Include  Adventures in Neuroscience, Biomedical, Science and Human Disease, Drones for Environmental Mapping, Facing Environmental Futures, Health and Medicine, Storytelling with Photographs

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Summer Pre-College Courses at UVM - Registration is Open!

Our entry-level courses—ranging from Art History to Wildlife Biology—are appropriate for high school students and UVM’s small class sizes are perfect for interacting with faculty. Offered on campus, online, and in hybrid learning formats, UVM's courses provide an incredible opportunity for high school students to meet their academic goals.  DrawingAmerican Sign Language; Personal Finance & Investing; Written Expression; Intro Environmental Sci; Pre-Calculus Mathematics; Intro World Music Cultures; Introductory Neuroscience; Intro to Psychological Science; Introduction to Sociology

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Join us Tuesday, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 7:00 PM EST - 7:30PM EST. for our Summer Academy: College Prep for Health and Medicine webinar.

During UVM Summer Academy Health and Medicine course students explore the fascinating world of modern medicine and bioscience through the lens of COVID-19 in online labs, lectures, demonstrations and virtual visits. Experts from across disciplines at UVM and Robert Larner College of Medicine including public health, global health, genomics, general medicine, nursing, and allied health practice all engage with students with current developments in their fields. 

The 4-week online program helps students discover their interests, learn about the latest advances in bioscience and molecular medicine, and develop an understanding of diverse medical and health science career paths that might be right for them.

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Gettysburg College
is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend virtual academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, history, and creative writing. Please find information about our academic camps below:

Virtual Camp Psych: Campers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.

Civil War Era Studies Virtual Camp: Campers will get to enjoy historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania while studying American Civil War History through unique learning experiences. Students will explore the circumstances leading to the war, investigate significant battles during the war, and explore the condition of the United States after the war. 

Young Writers Virtual Workshop: Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.

Learn more and register on our summer camp website.


 

 NYU University Programs

NYU Precollege gives rising juniors and seniors the unparalleled opportunity to spend their summer experiencing academics at NYU. For six dynamic weeks, high schoolers can take online college-level courses for credit, develop their essay-writing skills, and learn how to manage their time, all while connecting with NYU Precollege and undergraduate students from around the world.

Applications for NYU Precollege Summer 2021 are open! 

Here’s how you will benefit from the NYU Precollege program:  Take road test courses aligned with  potential major or explore a new subject while earning college credit that can be applied toward their future degree.  Direct access to NYU’s award-winning faculty and prominent guest lecturers gives students an opportunity to learn from and build relationships with leading thinkers and change makers.  Through College 101, students can familiarize themselves with the college admissions process, boost their college readiness, and jump-start their college search.

In addition to NYU Precollege, students can choose from other high school programs offered throughout the year at NYU. Students can explore music technology at the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, STEM research at the Tandon School of Engineering, and more. Visit nyu.edu/highschool for more information.






The University of Chicago’s online summer pre-college programs draw from the multidisciplinary emphasis and intellectual richness of the College’s Core curriculum. Whether it’s economics, biology, or art history, students can find a formative college-level experience this summer. We offer a variety of courses in diverse subject areas and engagement levels that match any motivated high school student. Programs include:  Immersion: Through workshop discussions, research projects, and other activities, students can immerse themselves within a specific topic through these three-week long undergraduate-level intensive courses designed for pre-college students by UChicago faculty and instructors. Course subjects include astrophysics, biotechnology, coding, data science, economics, literature, molecular engineering, political science, psychology, and more.  Summer Language Institute: Through this program, students can learn an entire year of language in one summer! Whether they want to learn a new language or continue learning a language, the Summer Language Institute is a great way to delve deeply into another culture and another world and acquire a useful skill. With more than 10 languages offered at varying levels, they’re sure to find a language that speaks to them.  Scholarship Programs!: We are thrilled to be able to offer students the opportunity to enroll in a college-level course free of charge through our Scholarship Programs, such as Emerging Rural Leaders, Latin American Phoenix Scholars, Neubauer Family Adelante Summer Scholars, Police & Fire Summer Scholars, the UWC Global Academy, and Woodson Summer Scholars. Our selected scholarship students will also benefit from co-curricular programming to prepare them for the highly selective admissions process. Outside of the Scholarship Programs, all Summer Session students can apply for need-based financial aid. All students enrolled in Summer Session can also participate in the Admissions Academy, a series of workshops that focus on the holistic admissions process to provide insights on admissions to highly selective colleges and universities and offer essay writing tips.

Apply by February 24th for the best selection of courses! 

To learn about our Summer Session programs, the unique intellectual experiences available to high school students, or more on the courses we offer, please visit us at summer.uchicago.edu or reach out to us at summersession@uchicago.edu with any questions.


Cornell University Precollege Summer Program,  due to COVID-19, is offering courses exclusively online this summer.

As one of the nation's longest running and most highly regarded precollege academic programs, it gives motivated students the chance to:  Get a head start on college by earning 3 to 6 credits and a Cornell transcript, Immerse themselves in rigorous university courses taught by top Cornell faculty,  Prep for college applications with one-on-one admissions counseling,  Connect with a diverse group of high school students from around the world

choose from undergraduate Cornell courses in Arts and Architecture, Business and Hospitality, Health and Humanities, International Relations, Science and Technology, Social Change, Veterinary Medicine, and more. You can also create your own six- or nine-week program.

Courses are offered between June 1 and August 3, 2021. Limited financial aid is available.

Please contact us if you have questions.   CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE


 

Mount Mary University's Summer Leadership Academy is a great opportunity for your female students to build their confidence, develop their professionalism, and strengthen their leadership skills.


The 2021 academy will be held June 21-24 and will be a hybrid program, held partially on campus and partially online. Students will participate in sessions on leadership development, college preparation and career exploration led by Milwaukee business leaders and Mount Mary faculty including:  Importance of Sisterhood.  Financial Aid 101.  Finding the Right Fit in a College. Racial Dynamics as a Leader.  Finding Your Authentic Self.  Networking with Young Professionals ... and much more!

The cost to attend the hybrid program (part on-campus, part online) is $100 and includes all meals, activity, and program costs. The cost is $50 for students who choose to participate entirely online. Financial need scholarships are available. Click here for program details.

 



 

Olin Fleischer Scholars Program  The Olin Fleischer Scholars Program is a free week-long educational experience for rising high school juniors and seniors interested in business and entrepreneurship. This program, which helps prepare students for college and career planning, is designed for students with limited financial resources, those from underrepresented populations, and first-generation college students.

Students who participate in the program will: Learn about academic and career opportunities in business and entrepreneurship. Visit St. Louis area companies and interact with company executives. Study with world-renowned business school faculty.  Utilize a variety of resources at a top research institution. Live on-campus at WashU with other area high school student.

Program dates are July 18-24, 2021. Visit the Olin Fleischer Scholars Program website for more information and application materials. The application deadline is Friday, March 15, 2021 at 11:59 pm CT.

BOLD@Olin  BOLD@Olin is an exclusive week-long program for rising high school juniors and seniors who identify as women and are eager to learn more about leadership development and opportunities in business.

Students who participate in the program will: Develop teamwork skills by working on a case study.  Network with successful women in the industry. Learn from Olin faculty on a variety of business topics as well as leadership development.  Discover the many areas of study available at Olin.  Live on-campus at Washington University with other like-minded women

Program dates are July 11-17, 2021. Visit the BOLD@Olin program website for more information and application materials. The application deadline is Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 11:59 pm CT.

Please note: While we hope to be able to safely welcome students to campus for summer 2021, we are monitoring COVID-19 and will follow all campus visit protocols set by WashU.

For questions or application information, please contact us at OLIN-BOLD@email.wustl.edu or 314-935-2217.

 

Ages 12-18 | 'Live Online' immersive career experiences

Supercharge your students' potential today. Interactive, 'Live Online' career experiences now available in 8 STEM-related industries.


Register now for a unique opportunity to work alongside experienced engineers, doctors, psychologists, vets and others this term. Students can attend 'Live Online' and gain immersive career experiences all from the comfort of their own home.


Please share this email with students and parents so they can register now. You can download a PDF of this email here.



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Hosting 3 info sessions about the Summer Scholars program on 

February 13, 2021 at 7 pm ET: click here to register


The Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars Program

The Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars Program provides scholarships for talented high-achieving young women from the Midwest to participate in academic summer programs at some of the country's top colleges:

Barnard, Brown, Cornell, Emory, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Smith, Stanford, Wash U, and Yale.

Scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need. 

For more information, visit: joyceivyfoundation.org/summer-scholars.html


 



UChicago Summer Session is excited to offer new virtual courses for students in Summer 2021! Please find the latest course information on our website: summer.uchicago.edu.


 

1. Make new friends!  Get to know fellow idea-driven students from around the world who are excited to learn at any time of year!  You may find the Thelma to your Louise or the Chandler to your Joey


2.  Learn from the best!  Our instructors are leaders in their fields and include a Quantrell Award winner, a former congressional staffer, and more!  And they’re excited to pass their knowledge on to you!  


 3. Challenge yourself! All courses are taught beyond the scope of typical high school curricula and are great for the intellectual risk-taker (we don’t like to toot our own horn, but having a UChicago class on your college applications does look pretty darn good .

 4. Learn the “dos and don’ts” of applying to college! All Summer Session students have access to Admissions Academy sessions with actual UChicago Admissions Counselors.

 5. Have fun! With help from UChicago’s undergraduate mentors, the fun doesn’t have to end when class does. Make your first deep-dish pizza from home or show your classmates who reigns supreme in Among Us (whether Item #1 stays checked in the process is up to you)!


Applications are now open for Duke Pre-College Summer 2021 programs! Enroll in a two-week or three-week online course and experience captivating content and Duke researchers, faculty, and resources.


Interested in taking a course before this summer? Check out Irrational Behavior in Financial Decision-Making and Personal Finance to explore how you can learn more about the world of finance from a distinguished Duke professor.


Blue Devil Connections

Session I: June 14 - June 25, 2021

Explore two-week intensive online courses from across the curriculum. Connect with a network of peers and dive into some of the most scientifically and socially relevant topics and conversations taking place in universities today! Click here to learn more.  Live sessions: Monday – Friday.  Group A: 9 -10:15 a.m. & 11-12:15 p.m. EST.  Group B: 1 - 2:15 p.m. & 3 - 4:15 p.m. EST

Three-Week Online Courses  Session II: June 28 - July 16, 2021Session III: July 19 - August 6, 2021 Discover courses that meet your academic interests and fuel your passion! Do a deep dive into fascinating content and experience the rigor and legacy of Duke University! Click here to learn more.  Live sessions: Monday – Friday  Group A: 9 -10:15 a.m. & 11 - 12:15 p.m. EST.  Group B: 1 - 2:15 p.m. & 3 - 4:15 p.m. EST


Summer Pre-College Programs in the Fine Arts

 

Carnegie Mellon's Pre-College Programs in the fine arts are six-week residential experiences that provide high school students with the opportunity to develop their skills in a conservatory or studio setting. For years, Carnegie Mellon has been recognized for the quality of education that is provided within our College of Fine Arts. Through the Pre-College program, high school students have access to this instruction and mentorship from full-time faculty members.


Our summer Pre-College program options in the fine arts include the following:  Architecture, provides students architectural experience within the studio, supported by integrated coursework in analog drawing, digital media, seminars and workshops.  Art, where students will hone their craft through challenging courses, critique, workshops, and portfolio development.  Design, for students who would like to receive a foundation of Design skills through studio learning, lectures, and critiques.  Drama, for students who would like to build their audition repertoire and portfolio with acclaimed faculty.  Music, where students participate in a conservatory-style curriculum and experience life within a research university.

Students may apply for the program here.  Feel free to share this email with any student you think might be interested in applying!


Summer Opportunities Providing Access to STEM and Computer Science

The Summer Academy for Math and Science is a six-week residential experience that provides students from underrepresented communities who have interest in engineering and/or the natural sciences, with the opportunity to achieve skills in order to pursue and complete majors in STEM fields. There are no tuition, housing or dining fees for students selected to attend this program.

The AI4All @ Carnegie Mellon program is a three-week residential experience that provides opportunities for students from underrepresented communities to study artificial intelligence with full-time faculty, staff and researchers who are leaders in the field. There are no tuition, housing or dining fees for students selected to attend this program.

The Computer Science Scholars program provides students who are traditionally under-represented in the field of computer science an opportunity to receive exposure to computing and additional computer science pre-requisites. There are no tuition, housing or dining fees for students selected to attend this program.

The curricula of these programs include a combination of hands-on learning and research via projects, and lectures by Carnegie Mellon faculty, teachers and graduate students. Students will also have the opportunity to engage in extracurricular activities that introduce them to new people, topics, and career opportunities. College students also serve as classroom assistants, tutors and mentors. 



Students may apply for the programs here.  Feel free to share this email with any student you think might be interested in applying!



 

Zoo ALIVE (Year-round volunteer program)

Zoo ALIVE volunteers are high school students who help with Camp KangaZoo during the summer, and many other education programs and activities throughout the year. They help lead crafts, games, and activities for children and Zoo visitors, while learning about animals and wildlife conservation through opportunities at the Zoo and beyond. For more information, visit www.stlzoo.org/zooalive All Education programs are canceled until further notice. Please continue to check back

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UMSL Bridge Summer Academy

June 15-July 10, 2020

Monday through Friday

7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This unique opportunity for local high school students in which they are immersed in mathematics, science, written and oral communications, career research, personal and professional development and college planning.  In addition, students are provided with practice, strategy sessions and resources for standardized testing. 

All classes and workshops and laboratory activities will be held on the UMSL campus.

Students must be in the 9th or 10th grade with at a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and enrolled or have completed Algebra.  

Application deadline is May 15, 2020

Questions: 314-516-5196

For more information, visit: umsl.edu/precollegiate/programs/summer.html

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UMSL Bridge Summer Academy

June 15-July 10, 2020

Monday through Friday

7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This unique opportunity for local high school students in which they are immersed in mathematics, science, written and oral communications, career research, personal and professional development and college planning.  In addition, students are provided with practice, strategy sessions and resources for standardized testing. 

All classes and workshops and laboratory activities will be held on the UMSL campus.

Students must be in the 9th or 10th grade with at a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and enrolled or have completed Algebra.  

Application deadline is May 15, 2020

Questions: 314-516-5196

For more information, visit: umsl.edu/precollegiate/programs/summer.html

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UMSL Bridge Summer Academy

June 15-July 10, 2020

Monday through Friday

7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This unique opportunity for local high school students in which they are immersed in mathematics, science, written and oral communications, career research, personal and professional development and college planning.  In addition, students are provided with practice, strategy sessions and resources for standardized testing. 

All classes and workshops and laboratory activities will be held on the UMSL campus.

Students must be in the 9th or 10th grade with at a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and enrolled or have completed Algebra.  

Application deadline is May 15, 2020

Questions: 314-516-5196

For more information, visit: umsl.edu/precollegiate/programs/summer.html

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UMSL Bridge Summer Academy

June 15-July 10, 2020

Monday through Friday

7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This unique opportunity for local high school students in which they are immersed in mathematics, science, written and oral communications, career research, personal and professional development and college planning.  In addition, students are provided with practice, strategy sessions and resources for standardized testing. 

All classes and workshops and laboratory activities will be held on the UMSL campus.

Students must be in the 9th or 10th grade with at a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and enrolled or have completed Algebra.  

Application deadline is May 15, 2020

Questions: 314-516-5196

For more information, visit: umsl.edu/precollegiate/programs/summer.html

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UMSL Bridge Summer Academy

June 15-July 10, 2020

Monday through Friday

7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This unique opportunity for local high school students in which they are immersed in mathematics, science, written and oral communications, career research, personal and professional development and college planning.  In addition, students are provided with practice, strategy sessions and resources for standardized testing. 

All classes and workshops and laboratory activities will be held on the UMSL campus.

Students must be in the 9th or 10th grade with at a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and enrolled or have completed Algebra.  

Application deadline is May 15, 2020

Questions: 314-516-5196

For more information, visit: umsl.edu/precollegiate/programs/summer.html

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UMSL Bridge Summer Academy

June 15-July 10, 2020

Monday through Friday

7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This unique opportunity for local high school students in which they are immersed in mathematics, science, written and oral communications, career research, personal and professional development and college planning.  In addition, students are provided with practice, strategy sessions and resources for standardized testing. 

All classes and workshops and laboratory activities will be held on the UMSL campus.

Students must be in the 9th or 10th grade with at a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and enrolled or have completed Algebra.  

Application deadline is May 15, 2020

Questions: 314-516-5196

For more information, visit: umsl.edu/precollegiate/programs/summer.html

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UMSL Bridge Summer Academy

June 15-July 10, 2020

Monday through Friday

7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This unique opportunity for local high school students in which they are immersed in mathematics, science, written and oral communications, career research, personal and professional development and college planning.  In addition, students are provided with practice, strategy sessions and resources for standardized testing. 

All classes and workshops and laboratory activities will be held on the UMSL campus.

Students must be in the 9th or 10th grade with at a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and enrolled or have completed Algebra.  

Application deadline is May 15, 2020

Questions: 314-516-5196

For more information, visit: umsl.edu/precollegiate/programs/summer.html

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UMSL Bridge Summer Academy

June 15-July 10, 2020

Monday through Friday

7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This unique opportunity for local high school students in which they are immersed in mathematics, science, written and oral communications, career research, personal and professional development and college planning.  In addition, students are provided with practice, strategy sessions and resources for standardized testing. 

All classes and workshops and laboratory activities will be held on the UMSL campus.

Students must be in the 9th or 10th grade with at a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and enrolled or have completed Algebra.  

Application deadline is May 15, 2020

Questions: 314-516-5196

For more information, visit: umsl.edu/precollegiate/programs/summer.html

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UMSL Bridge Summer Academy

June 15-July 10, 2020

Monday through Friday

7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This unique opportunity for local high school students in which they are immersed in mathematics, science, written and oral communications, career research, personal and professional development and college planning.  In addition, students are provided with practice, strategy sessions and resources for standardized testing. 

All classes and workshops and laboratory activities will be held on the UMSL campus.

Students must be in the 9th or 10th grade with at a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and enrolled or have completed Algebra.  

Application deadline is May 15, 2020

Questions: 314-516-5196

For more information, visit: umsl.edu/precollegiate/programs/summer.html
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