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Summer Programs for Students



Your summer break is the perfect time to be honing those skills which set you apart but were never able pay attention to, during the academic year. Our education counsellor has very helpfully compiled a list of things you can do to utilize your summer in a fun and efficient manner… and what’s better – it adds to your CV! Following is a list of multiple summer programs, attending which, will enrich your break.


Online Learning Keeping in mind that not everyone will take part in all programs that follow… Here’s something anyone from any age or grade can most definitely explore – online learning! Only the best of the sites has been listed below, so your enjoyable experience is almost most certainly guaranteed. https://www.coursera.org/ https://www.udemy.com/ https://www.edx.org/ https://in.udacity.com/

Jindal Global Summer School Aspire India Scholar Programme for High School Students The International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building (IIHEd) at JGU hosts the Aspire India Scholars Programme, Jindal Global Summer School for high school students. The purpose is to create opportunities for high school students to experience the diversity of academic programmes, disciplines and campus environments that are available to them at the tertiary level and to enable an informed transition from high school to university. For: students of grades IX, X, XI & XII Website: http://summer.jgu.edu.in/


Harvard University CS50: Introduction to Computer Science This is CS50x, Harvard University’s introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming for majors and non-majors alike, with or without prior programming experience. An entry-level course taught by David J. Malan, CS50x teaches students how to think algorithmically and solve problems efficiently. Topics include abstraction, algorithms, data structures, encapsulation, resource management, security, software engineering, and web development. Languages include C, PHP, and JavaScript plus SQL, CSS, and HTML. Problem sets inspired by real-world domains of biology, cryptography, finance, forensics, and gaming. Website: https://online-learning.harvard.edu/course/cs50-introduction-computer-science


UPenn Summer Programs Young Scholars Program: An Ivy League experience for local students! Young Scholars enroll in one or two undergraduate courses for college credit alongside Penn students and have access to full undergraduate academic resources, including libraries, academic advising, college admissions workshops and learning resources. Penn Summer Prep: The Penn Summer Prep Program offers the challenge of college-level academics within an exploratory, non-credit environment. Students enroll in two immersive modules from across disciplines while benefiting from the rich educational resources of the university, experiencing college life on Penn’s historic campus and exploring the vibrant city of Philadelphia. Pre-College Program: A true Penn experience! Pre-College students enroll in undergraduate courses for college credit and have the unique opportunity to explore the University as a residential student, including access to dorms and dining halls, recreational facilities, college admissions workshops and full undergraduate academic resources.

Summer Academies: Academies are subject-intensive three-week programs that fuse sophisticated scientific or social theory with relevant application. The science academies draw upon Penn’s cutting-edge technology and resources to provide innovative lab experiences while the humanities academies draw upon the rich history and diversity of Philadelphia to provide a sociologically comprehensive summer experience. Mathematics Academy: This is a unique opportunity for students interested in examining mathematical concepts rarely offered at the high school level. This rigorous, proof-oriented program will fuse lectures, problem sessions, demonstrations, and exploratory research. Website(s): https://www.sas.upenn.edu/summer/programs/high-school/mathematics https://www.sas.upenn.edu/summer/programs/high-school What are you waiting for? Get your calendars out and plan the much-awaited Summer Break!

-Ms. Mayura Mohta

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