暑期课程又称summer school,最早起源于哈佛大学,是在每年6-8月的暑期里,给想利用假期继续学习的学生提供学术课程和英语课程的一种课程形式。如今美国大多数大学都设有暑期课程,课程门类五花八门多达上百种,可满足不同学生的学术要求。随着本科申请竞争的日益激烈,不相上下的硬件条件使得留学生愈加重视提升自己的“软实力”——参与高质量的学术和国际交流活动。也正是在这样的背景下,暑期课程这种可以亲临美国名校课堂,亲历与各国学生交流的课程形势越来越得到了预备留学生的青睐。

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暑期课程

时长:4-8周
课程内容:学生完整学习一门或几门课程,参加期末考试并提交相应的报告作业;课程丰富,含金量高,满足多样化需求,可以结合学生的专业和兴趣选择课程
师资力量:大学正式讲师和教授
课堂方式:与美国名校学子一起上课
受美国大学认可度:美国大学都会承认的成绩单,可以入学后转化学分
才能培养:参加校园内活动,提升领导力,演讲等
承办单位:美国正规大学
签证:F1签证,可以留下完美的学生签证出入境记

夏令营

时长:2-3周
课程内容:在名校校园走马观花的参观,极少有和教授交流的机会;没有选课权利,只能参与有限的语言课程
师资力量:中方带团老师和少数外教
课堂方式:与中方学生一起
受美国大学认可度:无学术内容,不被大学承认
才能培养:只是观光,无能力提升项目
承办单位:中介机构甚至旅游公司
签证:普通旅游签证

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这个暑期非一般?报名暑期课程“飞一般”

美国大学的暑期课程近百余门,涉及类目广泛,内容十分丰富。不论是高中、大学还是研究生
不论是准备语言考试还是体验名校学习,都能在这里找到感兴趣并适合自己的课程。

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Q我适合申请暑期课程吗?

  • Asummer school面向的学生包括9-12年级的高中和大学在读的学生以及研究生在读的学生,一般有学分的课程要求学生就读12年级及以上(相当于国内高三)。

Q我想申请暑期课程,需要什么条件?

  • A有学分的课程,对学生的语言要求比较高,所以,如果想参加这类课程,托福成绩在申请summer school时,至少要达到90分(大部分学校会要求100分),雅思7分左右。当然,如果申请的是语言课程,summer school的语言要求就没有这么高了。此外,申请summer school的时候,你还要提交自己的在读成绩单,GPA需尽量达到85以上。

Q我想申请暑期课程,需要什么材料?

  • A申请summer school需要的材料包括:个人简历,中英文在读成绩单,学校老师的1-2封推荐信,语言成绩,(不少于十万人民币)银行存款证明和summer school的在线申请表以及学校可能会要求完成的PS或ESSAY。

Q暑期课程的申请时间和持续时间?

  • A申请时间:1月到4月为集中申请时间(越早开始,顺利申请到理想项目的概率越大) 持续时间:美国Summer School开课时间一般为6月下旬至8月底。每个学校Summer school的时间段的安排不同,通常为4周到9周。

Q暑期课程的申请费用?

  • A学费主要取决于你所选择的学分和课程的长度,一般情况下,学校是按照总的学分来进行收费的。学费大致在4000美金至8000美金左右。

Q暑期课程的申请流程?

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如果你是高中生

University of
Pennsylvania
University of
California--Berk
eley
Brown
University
Northwestern
University
课程介绍 penn Summer offers three summer sessions and more than 300 classes to help students maintain their momentum toward graduation. Challenge yourself with new subjects, get a jump on your required courses, or find inspiration across the globe. See everything that Penn Summer has to offer.
申请时间 Penn Summer Academies and Pre-College Program:
• May 15, 2017
Young Scholars:
• Session I: May 1, 2017
• Session II: June 1, 2017 【详情咨询】
课程安排 宾大提供了6周的有学分课程。学生有两种选择:
•1.选择一门有学分课程和一门旨在提高学术能力的无学分课程。(无学分能力课程包括speaking, critical reading and academic writing, online research techniques, digital photography, community leadership, and SAT/ACT preparation)
•2.选择两门有学分课程不论选择以上哪种方式,都可以和宾大正式的本科生一起上课。
【详情咨询】
注意事项 需要提交高中官方成绩单、推荐信、SAT(ACT)成绩、托福成绩(IBT100)
课程介绍 Summer Sessions offers more than 600 courses each summer, in a wide variety of disciplines. Courses are offered over five different sessions of varying lengths—the first session usually begins towards the end of May, and all sessions have ended by mid-August. More than 16,000 students attend UC Berkeley in the summer, and nearly 4,000 of those students are visitors.
申请时间 不同的项目时间有不同的DDL, 最早的Session A是4月1日截止。【详情咨询】
课程安排 A - First Six-Week Session: May 22 - June 30
B - Ten-Week Session: June 5 - August 11
C - Eight-Week Session: June 19 - August 11
D - Six-Week Session: July 3 - August 11
E - Three-Week Session: July 17 - August 4
*其中5月30日阵亡战士纪念日和7月4日独立日为公共假期,不安排课程。【详情咨询】
注意事项 国际学生要求提交语言成绩:托福最低80,雅思最低6.5
课程介绍 Each year, Brown welcomes students from around the world who seek a university experience in the United States. They come to Brown to experience the challenges of college-level learning, the independence and self-discipline necessary for life on a college campus, and to meet new friends from around the US and the world who share their academic interests and goals.
申请时间 If your course     Your complete application and I-20 request
begins on:          materials must be received by:
June 12               May 2
June 19               May 9
June 26               May 16
July 10                May 23
July 17                May 30
July 24                June 6
课程安排 American Civilization;Anthropology;Archaeology and Ancient World;Art ;History;Biology;Career Exploration;Chemistry;Classics;Communications;Computer Science;Cultural Studies;Economics;Egyptology;Engineering;English;English as a Second Language (ESL);Environmental Studies;Film;Finance;ForeignLanguages;Geological Sciences;Global Studies;History;Leadership;Legal Studies;Literature;Mathematics;Medicine;Modern Culture and Media;Music;Online;Philosophy;Physics;Political Science;Psychology;Public Health;Religious Studies;Science;Sociology;Study Abroad;Technology;Theatre and Performing Arts;Uniquely Brown;Visual Art;Women's Studies;Writing 【详情咨询】
注意事项 需要提交高中官方成绩单、托福成绩(IBT90)
课程介绍 Each summer Northwestern University welcomes visiting students from other universities who take advantage of Summer Session's convenient open enrollment to access more than 300 undergraduate courses, including intensive sequences that enable students to earn a full year of credit in biology, chemistry, physics or a number of foreign languages. Get ahead on credit towards your degree or simply try something new. Summer courses are flexibly scheduled, ranging from three to eight weeks and taught during the day, evening and on weekends.
申请时间 Deadline: March 25, 2017 【详情咨询】
课程安排 人类学,天文学,经济,生物科学,化学,通讯,数学,市场营销,音乐学,物理学等
强化课程(intensive courses):强化课程把四分之三的学社课程压缩到summer session中,学生参加强化课程可以得到所选领域的一年的学分,每个课程占四分之一的内容,有自己的费用。在强化列表中的个人课程都是单独分开的, 从subject 到prerequisite。 【详情咨询】
注意事项 托福:网考100,纸考600;高中GPA:3.0-4.0

如果你是大学理科类学生

Harvard
University
Yale
University
University of
Pennsylvania
Cornell
University
课程介绍 At Harvard Summer School you'll find more than 300 open-enrollment courses, offered in either a seven-week session or a three-week session.
申请时间 Through May 16, you may register for courses. 【详情咨询】
课程安排 COURSE SESSIONS Registration is currently open for the following three summer sessions:
Seven-week session: June 18–August 6, 2017
Three-week session I: June 18–July 8, 2017
Three-week session II: July 10–July 29, 2017
哈佛的暑期课程主要是分为两种,一种是7周的,另一种是3周的,3周的可以有两个时间段选择。可选的课程科目有这些领域的:
LIST OF SUBJECTS
Arts, humanities, & social sciences
Business
Computer science, math, and engineering
Foreign languages & literatures
Sciences
Writing & journalism 【详情咨询】
注意事项 托福网考100, 雅思7
课程介绍 Yale Summer Session offers courses during the summer for Yale students, qualified undergraduate students from other colleges and universities, students about to enter their last year in high school, and adult learners. Additional programs offered through Yale Summer Session include: Study Abroad, English Language Institute, Online Courses, Writers' Conference, Drama and Film, and Foreign Language Courses.
申请时间 不同的项目时间有不同的DDL, 最早的Session A是4月18日截止。 【详情咨询】
课程安排 耶鲁的暑期课程共有两轮,时间分别为,5月30日-7月1日,7月4日-8月5日。
通常学习时间为周一至周五早8点到下午4点。详细日程安排在开学前一周公布。
学校的暑期项目设置了非常丰富的课程,覆盖了绝大多数学术领域。包括大学本科基础学院里涉及比较少的会计、电子工程、环境工程、地球科学等课程。除此之外,学校还额外设置了有关戏剧以及写作课程的专项指导。
Economics是致力于学商的学生选择比较多的课程之一,覆盖了部分经济学专业基础课。【详情咨询】
注意事项 托福网考100,托福纸考600 雅思7
课程介绍 penn Summer offers three summer sessions and more than 300 classes to help students maintain their momentum toward graduation. Challenge yourself with new subjects, get a jump on your required courses, or find inspiration across the globe. See everything that Penn Summer has to offer.
申请时间 Penn Summer Academies and Pre-College Program:
• May 15, 2017
Young Scholars:
• Session I: May 1, 2017
• Session II: June 1, 2017【详情咨询】
课程安排 宾大提供了6周的有学分课程。学生有两种选择
1.选择一门有学分课程和一门旨在提高学术能力的无学分课程。(无学分能力课程包括speaking, critical reading and academic writing, online research techniques, digital photography, community leadership, and SAT/ACT preparation)
2.选择两门有学分课程不论选择以上哪种方式,都可以和宾大正式的本科生一起上课。 【详情咨询】
注意事项 需要提交高中官方成绩单、推荐信、SAT(ACT)成绩、托福成绩(IBT100)
课程介绍 We offer precollege programs for talented high school students. Experience the excitement of college life, take college courses with renowned faculty, and enjoy an "unforgettable, life-changing summer.
申请时间 The deadline is April 1, 2017.
课程安排 康奈尔summer college可以获得学分的课程,参加这样课程的学生们可以和康奈尔大学的本科生一起上课。
根据上课周数,给予学生不同的学分数。3周课程给予3学分,6周课程给予6学分。
该校的暑期课程共有三轮:
• Three-week Summer Session (May 31–June 23, 2017)
• Eight-week Summer Session (June 12–August 8, 2017)
• Six-week Summer Session (June 26–August 8, 2017) 【详情咨询】
注意事项 托福网考100, 雅思7

如果你是大学文商类学生

Duke
University
Stanford
University
Johns
Hopkins
University
Columbia
University
课程介绍 Summer is an excellent time to get ahead or catch up, take a semester or a 'year' of chemistry or physics or a language, sample a new academic discipline, make progress towards completing your major or minor, or just enjoy exploring the Duke campus and studying with outstanding instructors.
申请时间 April 1 for Term 1 and no later than May 1 for Term 2 【详情咨询】
课程安排 Term 1 2017
May 18 - June 30 (6-week term)
May 18 - June 11 (4-week term)
Term 2 2017
July 5 - August 14 (6-week term)
July 12- August 4 (4-week term)
人文社科类为主。
学分要求:
The maximum program for one 6-week term of the summer session is two courses, one of which may be a laboratory science course. The maximum program for one 4-week term of the summer session is one course. 【详情咨询】
注意事项 托福网考90, 雅思7
课程介绍 Take your place at one of the world’s premier institutions of higher education. Stanford’s Summer Quarter provides an opportunity to grow as a scholar and an individual. By balancing challenging academics with a rich menu of educational and social activities, you’ll have a learning experience that’s truly transformative.
申请时间 April 24, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time 【详情咨询】
课程安排 Program Dates
Eight-Week Courses: Saturday, June 18 – Sunday, August 14
Nine-Week Courses: Saturday, June 18 – Saturday, August 20
Build your own schedule from more than 250 courses offered by 37
departments within the schools of Humanities and Sciences, Earth Sciences, and Engineering. Summer courses feature smaller class size, accessible instructors, and a diverse student body.
此外还提供在线课程: SUMMER SESSION FOR ONLINE-ONLY STUDENTS 【详情咨询】
注意事项 托福网考100,托福纸考600 雅思7.5
课程介绍 Johns Hopkins Summer University is your chance to put Hopkins’ undergraduate programs—and yourself—to the test before applying to college. You’ll get an opportunity to see if Hopkins feels right for you, and we’ll get to know you better, too. Program credits also give you an edge on the competition when you begin applying to colleges.
申请时间 • Term I: Friday, May 15
• Term II: Friday, June 19 【详情咨询】
课程安排 Term I: May 23 - June 24
Term II: June 27 - July 29
Math Online: June 6 - July 29
Professional Communication Online: June 6 - July 29
Psychology Online: May 23 - July 29
New Intensive Mini-Terms Available! (2 weeks)
Mini-Term I (section 71): June 20 - July 1
Mini-Term II (section 72): July 5 - 15
Mini-Term III (section 73): July 18 - July 29 【详情咨询】
注意事项 暂无
课程介绍 Now in its 30th year, Columbia University's New York City-based Summer Program for High School Students offers high-achieving students an intensive and collaborative experience of college life in the Ivy League and the vibrancy of New York City.
申请时间 Priority: 2月3日
正常截止: 3月30日 【详情咨询】
课程安排 The Arts
    Introduction to Creative Writing
    Understanding the Arts: Art History and Architecture
    Understanding the Arts through Literature and Cinema
College Prep
    Approaches to Reading and Writing
Mathematics and Science
    Introduction to the Physical Sciences
    Thinking and Problem Solving: A New Look at Mathematics
The Social Sciences and Humanities
    Introduction to the Science of Psychology
    The Media and Politics
    What Is the Good Life? An Introduction to Ethical Philosophy
Business
    Introduction to Marketing: How Companies Reach Consumers
    The Stock Market
Law
    Introduction to Trial Advocacy
    The Bill of Rights: An Introduction to Constitutional Law
【详情咨询】
注意事项 托福网考90+,PS,推荐信

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