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Experience college life at Northwestern University this summer in the College Preparation Program.

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College Preparation Program

Experience college life at Northwestern University this summer in the College Prep Program. High school sophomores and juniors can take undergraduate courses for college credit, or enroll in a two-week IN FOCUS seminar in a special topic area.

We will be updating 2016 information for the College Prep Program throughout the fall.

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2016 College Prep Program Dates

The program begins on Sunday, June 19, 2016 with an orientation. Program length is determined by the length of the courses you choose.

Course Length Program Ends
Three-week undergraduate courses   Saturday, July 9
Four-week undergraduate courses   Saturday, July 16
Six-week undergraduate courses   Saturday, July 30
Eight-week undergraduate courses   Saturday, August 13
Three three-week intensive course sequences   Saturday, August 20

IN FOCUS Seminars

Each seminar will begin with orientation the Sunday before the course begins. Residential Scholars will move in to the dorm on orientation day and will move out the Saturday after the course ends.

Seminar  Seminar Dates
Insight into Medicine June 20-July 1, 2016
Modern Cosmology: The Story of the Universe June 20-July 1, 2016
Racism, Civil Rights, and the History of Social Justice June 20-July 1, 2016
The Art of Narrative: Fiction Writing July 4 - 15, 2016
Bioethics July 4 - 15, 2016
Critical Thinking for College and Beyond July 4 - 15, 2016
Humanitarianism and Global Justice July 4 - 15, 2016
Legal Interpretation and Communication July 4 - 15, 2016
Bioscience Research July 18- 29, 2016
Humanitarianism and Global Health July 18- 29, 2016

Sharing, Shaping, and Creating Knowledge on Social Media

July 18- 29, 2016
Writing for College Success July 18- 29, 2016
Explorations in Art and Culture TBD