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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.

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2015 College Prep Program Dates

The program begins on Sunday, June 21, 2015 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 11
Four-week undergraduate courses   Saturday, July 18
Six-week undergraduate courses   Saturday, August 1
Eight-week undergraduate courses   Saturday, August 15
Three three-week intensive course sequences   Saturday, August 22

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 22 - July 3, 2015
Modern Cosmology — The Story of the Universe June 22 - July 3, 2015
Sustainability, Climate Change and the Innovating City June 22 - July 3, 2015
The Art of Narrative:  Fiction Writing July 6 - 17, 2015
Bioethics July 6 - 17, 2015
Humanitarianism and Global Justice July 6 - 17, 2015
Bioscience Research July 20 - 31, 2015
Legal Interpretation and Communication July 20 - 31, 2015
Humanitarianism and Global Health July 20 - 31, 2015
Writing for College Success July 20 - 31, 2015