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Boston Business or College Prep

Boston, Massachusetts

Get InfoApply NowBusiness, Marketing and Advertising, or College Admissions Prep at Emerson College, Boston2 or 4 Week ProgramsTuition ranging from $4,599 - $7,599For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 15-18)Photo Gallery
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Choose one of the curriculum options below. Your choice indicates how you will spend your day academically during the program.

Business, Marketing & Advertising Academy

Business, Marketing & Advertising Academy:  Summer Discovery is proud to collaborate with Emerson College to provide this exceptional academy. This academy is an intensive non-credit program, exclusively for our students, meeting 4 times a week, both morning and afternoon for 2 hours each.

In the Business, Marketing & Advertising Academy students are introduced to the role of marketing and advertising play in contemporary society, business enterprises, and profit and nonprofit organizations. Students explore digital, social media, print and television marketing and advertising.

Topics include: 

  • Essential elements of “strategy” necessary for the effective business and marketing campaigns
  • Basic concepts and practices of marketing’s 5Ps
  • Understanding the marketing mix 
  • Concepts and practices of advertising including digital, SEO, and ad words
  • Creating an advertising campaign
  • Role of traditional and new media in media planning
  • Impact of advertising disruptors such as Google, Facebook and Snapchat
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College Admissions & SAT Prep Academy

Choosing the right college is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever have to make. Students must navigate the college admissions process and prepare to take the SATs - it's a stressful process and we want to help you make it easier. 

Join us for this preparatory academy and the counselors at Collegewise, the nation's largest college counseling organization, will help you identify and apply to the right college. Learn from the experts at the Princeton Review about how to maximize your SAT scores. As part of this academy you will also attend information sessions and campus tours.

Collegewise college counselors will help you navigate the college admissions process with their extensive experience. Learn how to research and compile your best fit college list and write essays to present yourself in the best light. Feel more prepared for your future with professional guidance.

college admissions topics covered

  • Overview of the elements of the admissions process 
  • How to research and compile your best fit college list
  • Creating a meaningful personal statement 
  • Crafting your activities, academics, and accomplishments
  • Writing essays to present you in your most compelling light 

additional college counseling benefits

  • A personal college consultation before the start of the program 
  • Access to informational webinars throughout the admissions cycle 
  • Two 60 minute sessions with a Collegewise counselor after the program to address your specific questions and goals (either live or via Skype)

When it comes to taking the SAT, learn from the experts at the Princeton Review. Certified instructors lead classes focused in test-taking strategy that will teach you exactly how to tackle each question you encounter. Improve your SAT Score with the experts at The Princeton Review. Learn SAT test taking strategies and improve your score. 

SAT INFORmation

  • 15 hours of targeted in-class instruction from an expert
  • 3 scheduled, proctored practice tests to gain authentic testing experience
  • Additional practice tests available in your online student dashboard (23 total)
  • Princeton Review's exclusive Recommendation Engine that customizes a lesson plan for YOU based on your drills, quizzes and more

Additional post-summer SAT Benefits

  • FREE access to the Princeton Review's online SAT tools
  • FREE online self-paced ACT course
  • Access to the Princeton Review's best-fit college search program
  • Access to extensive admissions/financial resources at PrincetonReview.com

This program meets daily, weekdays, morning and afternoon. Due to the time commitment involved with this program, no other classes may be taken in conjunction with this academy.

Tuition includes all online tools, books and classroom materials. Students must bring their own TI Calculator.

Available 2 week sessions 1 & 2

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Discovery Internships

Discovery Internships is a 4 week, tuition-based, comprehensive internship program in Boston for students completing grades 10, 11 and 12. Whether you’re interested in entrepreneurship, finance, healthcare, journalism, non-profit, real estate, or other fields, we help motivated high school students make the most of their summer and make more informed decisions about college and career plans. 

Here's more detailed information about Discovery Internships.

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