This is a two-week seminar that will introduce students to social scientific research methodology and research writing. The seminar serves as an introduction to research ethics, types of social science research, and the use of academic databases and university library facilities. It will also explore the process of writing, editing, and presenting a college-level research paper or project in the humanities and social sciences. The workshop is a prerequisite for the Psychology and History capstone projects, and is open to students who will be juniors and seniors enrolled in Honors and AP level History and Psychology course offerings for the 2020-21 school year.
What does it take to be accepted into a renowned college? Two components are the college essay and The Common Application. Get ahead of the game by doing some of your college prep work over the summer by completing both! This class will help you define that poignant moment to write your essay about so that yours will be the memorable application. It will focus on various college essay topics and help you comprise a polished, perfect essay. In addition, you will complete your Common Application!
Algebra II Prep - Ideal for students entering Algebra II ($270)
July 13 - 16
Time: 8:00am - 10:15am
Polynomials - multiplying and factoring. Solving Quadratics - factoring, completing the square, square roots, quadratic formula.Solving Systems of Equations - graphing, substitution, elimination. Graphing Piecewise Functions, Parallel Lines - angles formed by a transversal. Parallel and Perpendicular lines in the coordinate plane. Pythagorean Theorem & Trigonometry - Solving a right triangle. Special Right Triangles.