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…

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 29th annual! – takes place Thursday, July 11,…

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…

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…

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…

Questions About Summer@Brown 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. Summer@Brown for English Language Learners (ELL) offers courses in a broad range of academic disciplines, reflecting the breadth…

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…

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…

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,…

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…