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

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

Interview with Instructor Phoenix Savage

Course instructors are a vital part of the Summer@Brown experience. Many are on the faculty at Brown University and all come to Summer@Brown with a diverse range of backgrounds, experience and knowledge that they are eager to impart on Summer@Brown students. We checked in with Phoenix Savage, an assistant professor of art at Tougaloo College, … Continue reading Interview with Instructor Phoenix Savage

The Online Student Experience

Brown’s Pre-College Summer Programs offer courses that can bring you to campus and abroad. But if commitments keep you closer to home, you still have options. Brown’s Pre-College Online Courses bring right to your fingertips a rigorous, active learning experience in many of the same subjects covered by Brown’s other summer programs. Courses involve more … Continue reading The Online Student Experience

5 Exciting Things About Brown Environmental Leadership Lab: Rhode Island (BELL: RI)

BELL: RI’s new location in western Rhode Island doesn’t just mean a change of address. It’s acres of scenic terrain to explore, loads of outdoor activities to take part in and plenty of location-based learning opportunities. Here, Program Director Jane Diener details a few of the exciting experiences BELL: RI students can look forward to this … Continue reading 5 Exciting Things About Brown Environmental Leadership Lab: Rhode Island (BELL: RI)

Commonly Asked Questions About Course Registration

You’ve found the Brown Pre-College course that’s perfect for you. Now what? Before you start packing your bags, there are a few steps to ensure you have a seat – either literally or virtually – in the course of your choice. To streamline the process for you, we’ve tapped the expertise of our admission and … Continue reading Commonly Asked Questions About Course Registration