We know the SAT. We know it well. We prepare students for the revised test that emphasizes critical reading and thinking skills with an intensive, focused preparation plan. Students enrolled in this 12-day Intensive Camp will take weekly full-length tests and learn how to improve their scores week by week. We do not simply give students practice tests and go over the answers; we teach students critical reading & thinking skills that are transferable to their English and Math classes and will help them succeed in high school and beyond. For those interested in the ACT, the skills & strategies taught in this camp are 100% transferable to the ACT.
Ivy League and other colleges offer “Leadership Camps” for up to $12,000. Once again, they are only for the privileged. We have created a Leadership Summit during which students gain the inspiration, initiative, and skills to become global leaders in an increasingly complicated world. In order to succeed in this moment of uncertainty, students must develop their intellect, build their character, and learn practical skills. This is an accelerated version of our Design Thinking, Design Building, and Digital Design courses. By the end of the week, students will pitch solvent projects to a team of experts and community leaders.
We curate academics, activities, and ideas so that your student is fully prepared to succeed in school, prepare to apply to college, and lead a full, interesting life. Applying to college requires self-discovery, so we tailor our programs and suggestions to fit each student's unique interests and talents. And we empower students to boldly enter through the front door of colleges by showing their value to schools. Our College Curation Program takes your from A to Z to help you select and apply to the right schools for you:
Learn about thousands of schools across the country and their financial ramificationsLearn about the nuances of majors (of which there are so many new ones launching next year) and careers for a future economy
Apply to free college fly-in programs
FULL application assistance, including ALL essays and supplementary essay questions. We don’t charge by the hour. We welcome you to our family.Free membership to Global Leadership, Take Action, Global Cinema, and other courses and workshops - an incredible value that creates a remarkable college applicationFree FAFSA & CSS Profile assistanceScholarship & Financial Aid Appeal assistanceBe part of a remarkable team of activated students with whom to collaborate and create
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There is one thing we hear from our 12th graders while they apply to colleges: I wish I would have started earlier. Therefore, we offer this workshop to high school students who are not yet applying to college but want the essential information that will prepare them for the journey. We introduce the students to every college in the United States and abroad, new and emerging areas of study, financial aid, and how to discover their passions so they choose the program and school that is best for them in the future.
This course teaches students how to critically read texts that are relevant and exciting, ranging from Oscar-winning animated short films to Kendrick Lamar songs. The skills learned in the workshop translate beautifully to reading high school texts and prepare students to be critical readers in college. We teach students how to approach texts and speak about them in a holistic, comprehensive manner. Then, we model how to write a good introduction, paragraph and conclusion.
Students must be connected to crucial global events that shape our present and most definitely will shape their futures. In this workshop, global events act as our texts. We discuss local, national and global politics, mass migration, economic shifts, injustice and inequality, regional conflicts and so much more. We use primary sources, ground our conversations in historical context, and consider ways we can engage with problems through projects. Our conversations are lively, respectful, and all-inclusive. Our goal is to ensure students know how to think rather than telling them what to think.
Using Global Leadership as an inspiration, Take Action! Projects is an active hour for students to take on their particular passions and interests. Traditional high school clubs include lunch meetings and bake sales. Our projects empower students to explore their curiosities, passions, and possible career paths by way of problem solving, research, collaboration, and a search for measurables. Students learn skills such as project management, vision boarding, prototyping, website building, graphic design software, video editing, and event planning, and public speaking skills.
Film is the text that moves this generation of students. We must engage with films so that we can learn more about ourselves and the world around us. This course centers on films from around the globe - from Italy to Palestine to the United States. Together, we research, watch, discuss, and appreciate films that enrich our understanding of humanity and our global community.
This workshop will introduce students to various types of speech and presentation strategies. We want students to improve their classroom confidence and prepare them to be articulate, interesting human beings. We particularly suggest that students pair this course with Current Events so that they can learn how to talk about the issues of today with fluency and confidence.
Students will be taken through the full design cycle. We believe human-centered design is a powerful methodology and mindset that will prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Once students have been given the tools to develop projects, Design Building focuses on immersive real-world projects and experiences where creative problem-solving matters most. Students learn how to create prototypes for digital or other projects, presenting their interfaces, interactions, and behaviors as closely as possible.
A workshop covering industry-standard digital video software that will empower students to shoot and edit their own videos.
A course covering industry-standard digital design software used for image manipulation, page layout, web design, computer illustration and more.
ITB is a visual journalism film unit that creates original short pieces about ongoing local, regional, national and global stories. To do so, we learn the rigors of research, the art of storytelling and the technical skills to tell stories that matter.
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