We post information about college fairs, summer programs, scholarship opportunities, information sessions, and other news and events related to university admissions here regularly.

Nagoya University 2017 Info

posted Jun 15, 2017, 2:22 AM by Berta Liao

The latest information on Nagoya University's university and international programs is now available:

2017 Nagoya University G30 Pamphlets

Nagoya University International Program Website


In addition, get a closer look at our programs and even find admission tips in our students’ blog:

Students' Blog and Newsletter

Last Chance to Apply: Marist Pre-College

posted May 11, 2017, 6:23 AM by Camille Jao   [ updated May 11, 2017, 6:24 AM ]

There are only a few spots left in Marist's Summer 2017 Pre-College Programs!

What is Marist Summer Pre-College?

  • Program offered to rising high school juniors and seniors in high school
  • 21 different courses offered on either New York or Italy campus
  • Choose 2- or 4-week options
  • Students earn 3-6 college credits 

Students can get a head start on college and benefit from the following:

  • Experience residential life on a college campus
  • Earn three transferable college credits
  • Meet like-minded students from around the world
  • Work in a small classroom environment led by Marist faculty

We are still accepting applications for all of our programs, but space is very limited for the following: Criminal Justice, Business, Sports Communication, and Fashion.

Additionally, we received a grant from our History Department which allows us to offer a limited number of half-tuition scholarships for students interested in theAmerican Military History Program. Spots are filling up quickly, so please email Brian Apfel at for further information.

Apply today to secure their spot in the 2017 Marist Summer Pre-College Program!

For more information, including a list of programs, visit:


Skidmore Pre-College Application Deadline Approaching

posted Apr 20, 2017, 3:01 AM by Berta Liao   [ updated Apr 20, 2017, 3:04 AM ]

Pre-College at Skidmore  College
FAQsStudent ProfilesVideos

Dear student,

We've told you that Skidmore's Pre-College Program will give you a head start on college, with you in the driver's seat living and learning with other exceptional high school students from across the country and around the world.

But what do our Pre-College "grads"—now thriving in college—have to say about their five weeks at Skidmore? What were their fears and challenges? Highlights and successes? And what did the experience mean for them and their lives? Hear directly from David, Jasmin, Mary, and Josh below, and a number of other "grads" here.

If their personal stories resonate with you, we encourage you to explore more about Pre-College and to apply. This summer's program goes from July 1 through August 5. Applications are currently being accepted through May 15.

David Glassman
"Rigorous coursework, close-knit community, beautiful town, ease of transition to college.
- David Glassman
Jasmin Fowler-Puja
"I got to experience a whole new environment... and meet amazing people.
- Jasmin Fowler-Puja
Mary Brimmer
"Pre-College motiviated me to chase my dreams."
- Mary Brimmer
Joshua Sager
"...after Pre-College Skidmore became number one."
- Joshua Sager


Mar 24: Mini College Fair at EducationUSA, Taipei

posted Mar 23, 2017, 2:25 AM by Berta Liao

Students are invited to learn more about short-term academic opportunities at some of the United States' top schools! Deans and Directors from Boston University, George Washington University, University of Pennsylvania and University of Colorado Boulder will provide information on programs for non-degree students during the summer and winter sessions. Besides, the representatives of University of Southern California and New York University Tandon School of Engineering will also attend this event to introduce their degree programs.

Time: March 24th, 2017 17:00 - 19:00 (5 - 7 PM)
Place: EducationUSA/Foundation for Scholarly Exchange
Third Floor, 45 Yanping S. Rd., Taipei 10043, Taiwan

International Summer Design Program @ CCA

posted Mar 7, 2017, 12:57 AM by Camille Jao   [ updated Mar 7, 2017, 12:59 AM ]


Hi Creative Thinker,

Are you interested in studying at one of the top art and design schools in the United States?

Each summer, California College of the Arts hosts a Summer Design Program for international high school students who want to build up their portfolios, develop their studio skills, or just experience what it’s like to be a student at CCA. Our two-week program blends hands-on studio time, guided critiques to help practice and improve your design language, and immersion in the San Francisco Bay Area’s innovative and diverse culture (including sightseeing trips to Alcatraz and more).


Summer Design Program students will stay at CCA’s new Panoramic Residences in the heart of San Francisco’s SoMa district. You’ll meet other students who share your interestswhile you work closely with CCA’s faculty to create and document several pieces that can be included in your college admissions portfolio. 

More Info   

Apply for Summer 2017

Questions? Email CCA now.

International Summer Design Program
June 17 - July 2, 2017 (2 weeks)
California College of the Arts
San Francisco, California, USA

Summer Work Experience Courses

posted Mar 7, 2017, 12:54 AM by Camille Jao

Issue #16 - 6th March 2017
Limited Work Experience Spaces - Summer 2017
  •  25 hours hospital work experience per week
  • 1 x Interview workshops per week
  • 1 x MMI simulation with feedback
  • 1 x Panel interview simulation with feedback
  • 2 x Clinical training sessions per week
  • Personal teaching from a UK medical student
  • Personal statement review and advice
Here are the dates we still have some spaces:
  • 6th – 12th August 2017
  • 13th – 19th August 2017
  • 20th – 26th August 2017
For students looking to book summer work experience, I have included a link here: Summer hospital work experience.   

[NTUT Intl Summer School] Collaboration with HIS

posted Mar 6, 2017, 3:53 AM by Camille Jao

We offer North American standard credit courses at National Taipei University of Technology (all WES certified). Our target students are those currently in 10-12 grade and interested in studying in US or Canada for university/college. The 5-week program aims to help them get familiar with North American college classroom, which indicates full English learning environment and faculty from America. 

One thing worthy noticing is that we're not summer camp. The focus of our program lies in prerequisite courses, like the general or elective courses in freshman and sophomore year, ranging Business/ Economy/ Art/ History/ Chemistry/ Biology etc. Students are here to really acquire knowledge, not 50% learning and 50% playing.


Students will receive Certificate of Completion after the program is over. This year it's July 10th to August 11th. After they enter college, they can apply for transferring the credits taken here to home university. It's a worthy deal for students to complete general credits faster, spend time on double major, or graduate early.

Official website:

Summer Academies at Rutgers University

posted Mar 6, 2017, 3:50 AM by Camille Jao

Students can choose from three intensive one-week residential certificate programs focused on engineering, STEM, and Leadership. The one week programs provide students the opportunity to study and live at one of the premier public research universities in the United States.


Visit Summer Academies Website to learn more information through our online webinars regarding the academies:


·       March 16, 2017, 6:00 - 7:00 pm (EST)

·       April 10, 2017, 9:30 - 10:30 am (EST)

·       May 9, 2017, 6:00 - 7:00 pm (EST)


Ithaca College Summer Study Opportunities for High School Students

posted Feb 28, 2017, 5:00 AM by Camille Jao   [ updated Feb 28, 2017, 5:01 AM ]

Study, perform, and make friends in the United States this summer!

Ithaca College Office of Admission

Ithaca College is now accepting applications for its summer 2017 residential programs for high school students: Summer College and Summer Music Academy.

Summer College for High School Students
25-30 June 2017 (one-week session)

2–21 July 2017 (three-week session)

Students choose from a variety of courses in business and management, liberal arts, communications, health sciences, and theatre and also enjoy excursions, picnics, movies, concerts, and other events as part of the program.

For more information, please visit the Summer College website or email Students must apply by 1 April 2017.

Summer Music Academy

High School Division: 9–22 July 2017

Summer Music Academy provides a creative and inspiring environment for young adults to grow as musicians. Students take music courses, perform in large ensembles (band, orchestra, or musical theatre), sing in an all-academy choir, and may choose to also take private lessons—all in addition to daily events, outdoor activities, and outings.

For more information, please visit the Summer Music Academy website or email Students should apply by 15 May 2017.

Ithaca, New York, is consistently ranked one of the best college towns and one of the safest small towns in the United States. Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport provides connecting flights to Newark, Philadelphia, and Detroit.


New Programs at UT Austin and CU Boulder

posted Feb 16, 2017, 3:57 AM by Camille Jao   [ updated Feb 16, 2017, 3:57 AM ]

New UT Austin Special Programs
Referred to as one the "Public Ivies," UT Austin is ranked 16th among public universities by U.S. News & World Report.  Our programs at Summer Discovery @ the University of Texas at Austin just keep growing and we're excited to have added new Institutes in popular and competitive fields including Global Entrepreneurship, Programming & Smart Technology, and Fashion. Our summer institutes provide an intensive experiential learning environment and meet in the morning and afternoon.

Not sure if an Institute is right for you? Most Institutes offer 2 courses that are taken together, but these courses may be taken individually (except Engineering, Global Entrepreneurship, and Law) and combined with another course. See our Enrichment Program for more details about our diverse course offerings. 

Announcing CU Scholars Credit Academies
Situated at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Summer Discovery @ the University of Colorado Boulder is home to our STEM Research Experience and STEM Academies. We're excited to expand our course offerings and bring you even more hands-on learning opportunities with CU Scholars Credit Academies

All Academies are 3 week programs and taught in partnership with the Leeds School of Business; Colorado Law School; College of Media, Communication, and Information; College of Music; and the Program of Environmental Design. Students earn 3 credits upon successful completion of their Academy. 

Sibling Savings & Alumni Advantage

Did you know there are still ways to save on your tuition? Be sure to take advantage of the following savings programs:

  • Sibling Savings = $200 per sibling savings
  • Alumni Advantage = $150 savings 
    (must apply and enroll by January 31)

Note: The above savings programs may not be combined and do not apply to University of Pennsylvania (except Penn Law), Johns Hopkins University, and UCSB RMP and SERA. Alumni Advantage savings apply to siblings of past Discovery Program participants. 

Apply today and save.


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