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Yale University Campus, USA

Exclusive Summer Pre College Writing for College Program for High Schoolers on Yale University Campus

age icon 14-18 years old

time icon 2 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 27

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Embark on a transformative journey with our course, "Writing for College = Writing for Life," tailored to equip students with essential writing skills pivotal for college and beyond.

  • This course lays a strong foundation in the fundamentals of writing, seamlessly preparing students for the college application process.
  • Dive into crafting impactful resumes and mastering the art of the college essay, skills that will set you apart in the admission journey.
  • Additionally, the course introduces specific Advanced Placement (AP) and college-level writing techniques, offering a head start in academic writing proficiency.
  • These skills are invaluable, not just for your high school years, but for your entire academic and professional future.

Join us to refine your writing prowess and gain a competitive edge in your educational and career endeavors.

This program is not run by the campus partners. Universities and their affiliated departments are not responsible for this program in any way.


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Location

YALE UNIVERSITY - New Haven, CT

Established in 1701, Yale University stands as the third-oldest higher education institution in the United States. Recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the 'World's Most Beautiful College Campuses,' students in this program can delve into captivating academic subjects and experience life on a campus renowned for its breathtaking architecture and rich historical significance.

What's Included

Full Board - Residential Students:

  • Includes: all meals, lodging, excursions, academic course, weekend excursions, application fee $99

  • Excludes: optional airport pickup and drop off service (available for an additional fee)

Day Course - Commuter Students:

  • Includes: lunch, academic course, excursions, programming from 9am to 6pm, Monday-Friday, application fee $99

  • Excludes: lodging, breakfast, dinner, and weekend excursions (Weekend excursions can be added on for $125 per day)

Activities

Diverse Discovery! Activities and sights to suit every interest await in the vibrant surroundings:

  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Lawn games, and more.

Accommodations

Accommodation and Facilities:

  • Shared dorm rooms with roommates and common bathrooms.

  • Gender-segregated floors with extra-long twin beds, desks, drawers, and closets.

  • Suites with single and double rooms sharing common space, some accommodating up to six students.

  • Gender-specific common bathrooms in suites.

  • Linen pack includes bed sheets and towels; rooms equipped with a pillow and blanket.

  • Historic campus buildings without air-conditioning, but high-speed fans provided.

  • Laundry facilities available in dorms, operated by credit or debit card.

  • Resident Advisors (RAs) for support, safety, security, community building, and activity planning.

  • Additional staff on campus for round-the-clock support and emergency response.

Dining and Amenities:

  • Meals served in nearby dining hall, with access to diverse restaurants in New Haven.

  • Yale's commitment to sustainability with locally sourced, seasonal food; special diets accommodated.

  • Optional access to Payne Whitney Gym for a $25 weekly fee.

Health and Wellness:

  • Partnership with Yale New Haven Hospital for medical and health-related issues.

Excursions

All excursions supervised by our staff.

  • Excursions in Boston: Day trip to explore Boston's historical landmarks., walk the Freedom Trail, visit Bunker Hill Monument, and Boston Common.
  • Exploring New Haven, Connecticut: Bustling pedestrian life with shops, cafes, and top-rated restaurants like Yorkside Restaurant and Shake Shack, access to world-class museums including the Yale Peabody Museum and Yale University Art Gallery.
  • Six Flags New England Adventure: Over 100 rides and attractions, including Hurricane Harbor water park.
  • Track-Specific Excursions: Unique opportunity to visit the iconic home of one of America’s greatest writers, Mark Twain. Visit various local colleges and universities, having the chance to meet with and gain valuable insight from admissions counselors.

 

Transportation

  • Group airport transfers: $95 each way.

  • Transfers outside of the official group pick-up and drop-off time window: $195 each way

Arrivals During Flight Window:

  • Greeted by campus staff.

  • Stay at the airport with staff until the flight window closes and all students have arrived.

  • Transported to campus after the flight window ends.

  • No immediate meeting by staff; must wait for the official arrival window.

  • For late arrivals(within reason), for those that pay a transfer fee will be met at the airport.

General Departure Information:

  • Students who opt for departure transfer (with a $95 fee) will arrive at the airport at maximum 10:00am.

  • Suitable for flights departing at 12:00pm or later.

  • With additional fee, there might be service for flights departing before 12:00pm.

Lesson Plan

Program Overview:

  • Learn how to prepare a college application essay
  • Resume creation and preparation
  • Introduction to AP and college writing (rhetoric, argument, synthesis)
  • Explore more about academic pathways and career opportunities such as medical writing, journalism and creative writing

Course Schedule:

  • First week: Five 3-hour classes, 9am-12pm, Monday to Friday
  • Second week: Four 3-hour classes, 9am-12pm, Monday to Thursday
  • Wednesday afternoons are dedicated to additional academic time (excursions, speakers).
  • 6 hours of Enrichment Electives

Sample Tutors

Leslie Jernegan:

  • Teaches Writing for College at Yale University.

  • Holds an MFA in Creative Writing and a Future Professoriate certificate.

  • Recipient of a departmental teaching award and a Fulbright award.

  • Experience in teaching creative writing, rhetoric and research, interpersonal communication, and literature.

  • Taught first- and second-year university students in international study abroad programs.

  • Extensive global experience, including work and study in Asia, Europe, Central and South America, Alaska, Hawai’i, and recently in rural Costa Rica.

Extras

  • Airport Shuttle service: $95 (Each way)

  • Registration fee: $99 (Included in course fee)

  • Pocket Money: We suggest an extra $100 per week.

Requirements

Criteria for Admission:

  • Vaccination Requirements: May be necessary for in-person programs, depending on university policies.

  • Academic requirements:

    • For students entering grades 9-12

    • A grade point average of 3.0 (or equivalent)

  • English Proficiency for International Students: Telephone interview or minimum test scores:

    • TOEFL: 490 (paper) or 60 (iBT).

    • Cambridge: PET-Distinction or FCE-C.

    • SAT: 450 in Reading/Writing.

  • Decisions are emailed within 7 to 10 business days after application review.


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Session Dates

Good News! You are not going to pay the full fee today, just a small deposit. After paying today, you will first get an enrollment form, and then receive a booking confirmation.

June - Boarding

Start 6/16/2024
End 6/28/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $6,097

June - Day Camp

Start 6/16/2024
End 6/28/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $3,297

June - Day Camp

Start 6/30/2024
End 7/12/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $3,297

June - Boarding

Start 6/30/2024
End 7/12/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $6,097

July - Boarding

Start 7/14/2024
End 7/26/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $6,097

July - Day Camp

Start 7/14/2024
End 7/26/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $3,297

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