HeadStart programs are short courses ranging in length especially created to ramp up students’ skills in particular areas. Biology HeadStart is popular with those entering health science studies, environmental studies, or agriculture. The Chemistry HeadStart is a great fit for a range of programs from health sciences to engineering. Finally, a must for students whose programs are math intensive is the Math HeadStart which provides a tune up from basic math skills to the calculus content required for math success in many university programs.
HeadStart programs can be bundled together and taken as a group, or taken separately depending on need.
- Biology Head Start: Aug, 14th-15th $50
- Chemistry Head Start: Aug. 16th $50
- Math Head Start: Aug. 21st-24th $100
- All three U-STEM Head Start programs $150
This program works to help bridge the gap between high school and university learning. Students in the Acaameic Communications HeadStart will revisit grammar, preparing student for common pitfalls in university; additionally, students will explore writing style and writing expectations in university. Participants in the Academic Learning HeadStart will explore time management, learning styles, and study skills. These intensive experiences are designed to help students strengthen the foundation to their learning and to introduce the supports available to them throughout the year. Students are welcome to take both Academic Communications and Academic Preparedness together or only take one.
- Academic Communications: Aug 17th - $25
- Academic Learning: Aug. 18th - $25