The National Society of High School ScholarsNSHSS

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College Prep

NSHSS believes that investing in partnerships and programs for college prep is a good investment in the future of our members. A number of our partners provide content or programs that enlighten, simplify and save as it pertains to college prep.

Baruch College Leadership Academy
The Baruch Leadership Academy takes place at Baruch College, a thriving, internationally ranked institution, located in the heart of New York City, midtown Manhattan. Academy pre-professional programs allow students to explore new realms of academia, engross themselves in college planning and standardized test preparation, and better plan for success in their future endeavors. At the Baruch College campus, Academy students experience college life while they prepare to shine in the college admissions process, excel at the university level, and embark on successful, focused career paths.

The George Washington University Pre-College Program
GW Pre-College program enrolls high school students in academic programs that integrate lectures and seminars with and applied exploration of an area of study. Programs are enhanced by experiential learning which offer hands-on learning opportunities for students to connect theoretical concepts to real-world practice. Students can participate in college readiness seminars that engage them in an understanding of the admissions process and the student experience, as they prepare for their college future. George Washington University will be providing selected NSHSS members with a scholarship to attend certain GW Pre-College programs in 2017. Additionally, GW will waive the application fee for NSHSS Students interested in applying to any GW Pre-College program.

Johns Hopkins University Summer Programs
Accomplish your goals, whether you’re looking for university credit or just want to discover your passion. Get an edge on the competition for college admission. Johns Hopkins University (JHU) offers two undergraduate-credit-granting programs: Discover Hopkins and Summer University. Johns Hopkins University will be providing selected NSHSS members with a scholarship to attend their Pre-College summer session in 2017. Additionally, JHU will waive the application fee for all NSHSS applicants.

King’s College London Pre-University Summer School
The King’s College London Pre-University Summer School is a combined academic and social program for students in their final two years of high school. Through academic classes, university preparation and additional skills workshops, this program aims to prepare high school students for university study as well as offer students a taste of university life at King’s College London. Students can choose to study Business Management, Law, Medicine, Politics or Psychology. Please see each course page for more information about classes, teaching patterns and assessment.

Koç University Summer Research Program (KUSRP)
This summer, explore your passion for research at Koç University (KU), in Istanbul, Turkey. A vibrant city with rich history from centuries of civilizations, Istanbul provides an excellent setting for a world class education. During Koç University Summer Research Program (KUSRP) undergraduates and high school students are exposed to a variety of new concepts and research techniques while working closely with KU faculty in fully-equipped laboratoriesIf accepted to KUSRP, both tuition and on-campus accommodation are FREE.

Syracuse University Summer College
Syracuse University’s Summer College for High School Students gives students an amazing opportunity not only to explore their artistic, intellectual, and professional passions, but also to experience college life. With both credit and noncredit offerings lasting from two through six weeks, our programs represent the rich diversity of fields that span the University’s schools and colleges. Syracuse University will be providing selected NSHSS members with a scholarship to attend their Summer College in 2017.

The University of Hong Kong Summer Institute
The HKU Summer Institute offers more than 30 credit-bearing and non-credit-bearing programs in the fields of Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Business and Economics and Science. These programs are comprised of lectures from acclaimed HKU professors and prestigious scholars, workshops, site visits, field trips and case discussions. HKU Summer Institute offers a special discount for NSHSS members. Students will receive a tuition fee discount of 10%

University of Virginia: UVa Advance
UVa Advance is a four-week summer residential program for highly motivated, rising high school juniors and seniors that offers participants an opportunity to experience college life at the University of Virginia. The UVa Advance program is composed of classes, workshops & social activities.

Wellesley College Pre-College Residential Program
Wellesley College invites motivated female high school juniors and seniors to join us this summer for a unique, immersive college experience—The Wellesley Pre-College Residential Program. For four weeks, students will have the opportunity to become members of the Wellesley community, taking courses with college students while earning full college credit. Students will also enjoy academic, social, and intellectual opportunities that cannot be found in a high school program.  Wellesley College also offers one-week pre-college residential programs for a taste for college life. Wellesley College will select two NSHSS members to receive a tuition fee discount of 50% off the four week residential program.

NSHSS proudly partners with Envision to offer members remarkable career and college-focused learning opportunities in a variety of subject areas including medicine, criminal justice, law, business innovation, engineering, technology, digital media, film, journalism and more.

K12 International Academy
Get ahead with advanced placement courses from K12!  We know that not all high schools offer all advanced placement classes. K12 International Academy offers NSHSS members advance placement and other courses... all from an accredited private online high school.

My College Guide
NSHSS members may order FREE college information through My College Guide at: My College Guide is also partnered with the Talent Identification Program at Duke University (TIP), the Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University, the Rocky Mountain Talent Search at the University of Denver, and the International Center for Gifted Education at the University of Iowa.

The Princeton Review
The Princeton Review has been helping students get into their top choice colleges since 1981. The Princeton Review offers testing and tutoring services to ensure you are prepared for your college entrance exams (SAT, ACT, PSAT, SAT Subject Tests, AP Exams)! NSHSS members benefit with 15% savings on The Princeton Review products and services.


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