How to Explore College and Career at Summer@Brown

If you’re attending Summer@Brown, you’ve probably given your plans for college – and maybe even career – at least a little bit of thought. Whether you already have your dream college all picked out or are just starting to narrow down a list of schools, it’s likely you have a lot of questions about the … Continue reading How to Explore College and Career at Summer@Brown

6 Tips for Navigating the Brown Pre-College College Fair

Each year, along with all the unique and engaging courses, campus life and exciting extracurricular activities offered, Brown Pre-College Programs also host a College Fair that brings representatives from more than 100 universities, colleges and conservatories to campus to meet with students. This year’s fair – the 27th annual! – takes place Thursday, July 12, … Continue reading 6 Tips for Navigating the Brown Pre-College College Fair

FAQs About On-Campus Pre-College Program Check-In

Whether you’re coming from down the street or have to cross multiple time zones to get here, check-in day is an important part of your Pre-College on-campus experience. Taking place the Sunday before courses begin for each session, check-in is when you’ll become acquainted with campus, hear from your program director and get your residence … Continue reading FAQs About On-Campus Pre-College Program Check-In

Don’t Forget These 11 Items When You Come to Campus This Summer

Aside from the obvious (clothes, toiletries, and towels), you might be wondering what else you will need to bring to campus for your Brown Pre-College Program. To make the packing process a bit smoother, here’s a list of the necessary, but easy-to-forget items you’ll want to make sure are in your suitcase before you head … Continue reading Don’t Forget These 11 Items When You Come to Campus This Summer

Brown University Campus Tour: Summer Version

Founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh oldest college in the nation. But since 1770, when Brown University (then named Rhode Island College) moved from Warren, Rhode Island to its current location in Providence, Rhode Island, the campus has grown by leaps and bounds. If you’re taking part in a Brown Pre-College Program this … Continue reading Brown University Campus Tour: Summer Version

A Note From the Dean

As the Summer@Brown crew prepares to welcome several hundreds of students from across the U.S. and 70 countries around the world, I am looking at all the terrific courses we offer this summer. I wish I could take them all myself! There is just so much great stuff to learn, to think about, and to talk … Continue reading A Note From the Dean

Q&A with “Power from the Sun” Course Instructor

Brown Pre-College Programs take place on campus, online and around the world. Among the offerings are more than a dozen online courses – from engineering to writing to biology – that give students a rigorous, interactive learning experience with expert instructors and classmates from around the world, all accessed from the convenience of their home … Continue reading Q&A with “Power from the Sun” Course Instructor

Questions About Courses for English Language Learners

Brown Pre-College Programs attract serious students from the U.S and over 70 countries across the world. Many are interested not only in learning something new but also in improving their English language skills in preparation for college. For those students, there are Summer@Brown courses for English Language Learners (ELL), which cover a range of disciplines, from … Continue reading Questions About Courses for English Language Learners

Taking Action

How one Leadership Institute alum used her Action Plan to make a difference in her community. The Brown Leadership Institute gives students the opportunity to learn about a social issue that’s important to them. As part of their coursework, students create an Action Plan that builds on what they’ve learned and addresses an issue facing … Continue reading Taking Action

My Summer@Brown experience: Abby

Abby is a high school senior in Phoenix, Arizona, who took Professor Phoenix Savage’s class “When Old Artists Were You: Gaining Your Edge through Critical/Creative Making” last summer. Here, she writes about her experience and what first drew her to the program. The independence given to Summer@Brown students is what first attracted me to the … Continue reading My Summer@Brown experience: Abby