Georgetown University

Washington, D.C.

Get InfoApply NowSpecial classes in Law & Government, Business & Entrepreneurship, and Leadership2 or 4 Week ProgramsApply and Enroll by December 18 and Save $300For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)
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    • Business & Entrepreneurship 2
      • American Economics and Business

        Introduction to the principles of economic analysis, economic institutions, and issues of economic policy. Economic and business trends are studied including recession, inflation, market fluctuations, and America's efforts to remain competitive in the global market place. Watch the ticker as you create a mock investment portfolio. Students may pair this course with the "Strategies of Entrepreneurship" course to participate in our "Business and Entrepreneurship Academy."

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is an excellent way to acquire problem-solving skills and develop a logical, ordered way of looking at problems. It is also a necessary foundation for students considering a career in business, law, and consulting.HighlightsStudents will create a mock investment portfolio.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Cambridge U, U Texas Austin, U Michigan, London, UCLA Middle School Enrichment, Georgetown Middle School Enrichment, U MiamiApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Strategies of Entrepreneurship

        Experience an engaging and hands-on opportunity where students investigate all aspects of a real-life entrepreneurial venture, including opportunity recognition, marketing and sales, negotiation, financial, and legal structures; through the lens of their own business ideas. Students may pair this course with the "American Economics & Business" course to participate in our "Business and Entrepreneurship Academy."

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for budding entrpreneurs who want to learn the strategies and skills needed to start their own business.HighlightsStudents will pick up tips through practical case studies and learn how to effectively communicate, and get buy-in for their business ideas.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtGeorgetown U, Georgetown Middle School Enrichment, Yale-NUS SingaporeApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Life Skills 5
      • Academic Writing for International Students

        Introduces students to the components of the writing process, from generating ideas to drafting and revising. In a workshop setting, students learn to read various texts (which in turn serve as the occasion for their own writing), and to write expository prose that makes use of a variety of writing strategies and research methods, while demonstrating a control of the conventions of standard edited written English. Requires students to write multiple drafts and emphasizes the writing process as well as the quality of the finished product. Students keep a portfolio of their work.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who want to learn to write and present information in order to display a clear understanding of a particular subject.HighlightsStudents will keep a portfolio of their academic writing for future showcase.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Cambridge U, U Michigan, PennApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • English As a Second Language

        This course will help you improve your English language skills. Taught by a certified ESL instructor, classes focus on English grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, and conversation skills. Students will have the opportunity to improve their English language skills by exploring and experiencing the Georgetown campus and the greater Washington D.C. area.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is for non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills.HighlightsThis course is taught by a certified ESL instructor.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Cambridge U, U Michigan, PennApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Essay Writing Workshop

        You will write your way to self-discovery as you practice writing the personal essay. This workshop will prepare you for the writing of college application essays, but more importantly, it will arm you with the tools of composing, selecting, editing, and reading in the writing process.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who want to improve their English writing abilities.HighlightsThis worshop will prepare you for writing your college essay.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Cambridge U, U Michigan, PennApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Fundamental Techniques of Debate and Public Speaking

        This class focuses on the fundamental techniques of debate, verbal and nonverbal communication, delivery styles, audience analysis, speech topic selection, and organizational strategies and methods.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who want to hone their public speaking skills and learn how to present their arguments in a coherent, considered and structured way.HighlightsStudents will practice public speaking while learning techniques to improve.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Cambridge U, U Michigan, PennApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • SAT Course by the Princeton Review with FREE ACT Prep

        For over 35 years, The Princeton Review design the courses to be efficient, targeted and strategic so you can improve your performance on the SAT. In-class prep with an expert instructor plus 140+ additional lessons. Online lessons to help reinforce your in-class prep. Up to 2 proctored practice tests with detailed online explanations. Interactive score reports show your areas for improvement so you’ll be able to efficiently work towards your goals. The Princeton Review’s exclusive technology caters to your needs by analyzing your performance on drills and practice tests and prescribing the next steps to score improvement. Important Notes: - $595 Supplemental fee includes all online tools, books and classroom materials. - This course is nonrefundable after May 1st. - A minimum of 10 total students must be enrolled, otherwise this course will be canceled. - Students must bring their own TI Calculator. Practice tests will be given to the students during the week in the evenings. All students must attend.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who want to utilize the summer to prepare for their SAT exams.HighlightsFREE access to our online SAT tools FREE Online Self-Paced ACT Course Access to our best-fit college search program and the extensive admissions/financial resources of PrincetonReview.com AND, as part of our Collegewise Advantage, all students enrolled in The Princeton Review course will receive a bonus 30 minutes of consultation time with a Collegewise private admissions counselor, for a total of 60 minutes.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Georgetown UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Law & Government 5
      • Exploring Law: An Introduction to Careers In Law

        An introduction to the American legal system and its traditions. This course exposes students to legal skills including legal analysis, negotiation, cross examination, research, and simulated and actual trials.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students aspiring to pursue in a career in law and want to learn more about the American justice system.HighlightsStudents meet with representatives of the legal profession including trial attorneys, judges, law students and professors, and the Dean of Admissions of Georgetown Law School. Students also visit an on-going trial.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Cambridge U, U Texas Austin, U Michigan, UCLA Middle School Enrichment, Georgetown Middle School Enrichment, U MiamiApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Global Leadership Skills and Agents of Social Change

        Learn and implement global leadership skills in the rapidly changing world of entrepreneurship, non-profits, social media, and global communications. Effective leaders of today must not only be able to inspire, but they must also be able to navigate the fluid realms of social responsibility, sustainability, technology, and business/personal ethics in a diverse global economy. Student may pair this course with the "Introduction to International Relations and Foreign Policy" course to participate in our "Global Leadership Academy."

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who would like to develop leadership skills such as deep self-awareness, negotiation skills and learning how to assert influence.HighlightsCombines pertinent discussions and meaningful, relevant guest speakers who personify strong leadership and bring about social change.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Cambridge U, U Texas Austin, U Michigan, UCLA Middle School Enrichment, Georgetown Middle School Enrichment, U MiamiApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Introduction to International Relations and Foreign Policy

        Students examine nations as actors in an international system and the forces which act upon them. Topics covered include the balance of power, nuclear deterrence, international organizations, and global pollution problems. Emphasis is placed on the collapse of the Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, and current de-stabilization in the Middle East, Haiti, Somalia, and Rwanda and their impact on foreign policy.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who are interested in political science and have the intent to pursue a career in the field of politics.HighlightsStudents will be able to gain a world-view of why nations act a certain way, critically analyzing their actions and earn transferable skill such as interpersonal skills, which is especially important when working in a multicultural or cross-cultural setting.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Cambridge U, U Texas Austin, U Michigan, UCLA Middle School Enrichment, Georgetown Middle School Enrichment, U MiamiApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Trial by Jury: Moot Court

        Students will participate in an intensive mock trial as attorneys, defendants, witnesses, judges and jurors. Topics covered include jury selection, opening statements, direct and cross-examination, objections, and how to introduce evidence. "Ladies and Gentlemen of the jury..."

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students aspiring to pursue in a career in law.HighlightsStudents get to hone their analytical and logical reasoning skills while practising their oral and written communication skills.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Cambridge U, U Texas Austin, U Michigan, UCLA Middle School Enrichment, Georgetown Middle School Enrichment, U MiamiApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • United States Government

        Through a study of our governmental institutions in action including the machinery of electoral politics, students gain an understanding of our national identity, constitutional heritage, civic values, individual rights and responsibilities.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who are interested in law and government or generally interested in learning about U.S politics in the nation's capital.HighlightsSessions incorporate primary sources, guest speakers, role-playing, debates, and panel discussions to encourage student participation and promote active citizenship in a democracy.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Cambridge U, U Texas Austin, U Michigan, Georgetown U, Georgetown Middle School Enrichment, U MiamiApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Medicine 1
      • Exploring Medicine: Introduction to Careers in Medicine

        This class combines in-class lectures, presentations and discussions with important field trips. This course will introduce students to a wide range of careers that may include, but not limited to, pediatrics, family medicine, OB-GYN, nursing, plastic surgery, emergency medicine, dentistry, and research.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who wants to discover if medicine is the right path for them.HighlightsDiscussions of current medical topics include AIDS and cancer research, genetic engineering, and health care reform. Medical preparation and medical practice are explored in this unique and useful pre-college experience.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, U Texas Austin, U Michigan, Penn, U MiamiApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Social Sciences 3
      • Introduction to Communication Studies, Advertising, and Public Relations

        An introduction to the major critical and theoretical work being done in the fields of media and cultural studies. Study of modes of media and effects of mass communication, interpersonal processes and communication theory. Varied media including newspapers, magazines, books, radio, television, and film are covered.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who are interested to pursue communications as a major in college or seek to understand the different modes of media and the effects on others.HighlightsStudents will understand theories of oral, written and multimedia communication and how to apply those theories to persuade, inform, educate and entertain others.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtU Michigan, Cambridge U, Johns HopkinsApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Introduction to Psychology

        Introduction to the practical applications of contemporary psychology research findings including Learning and Cognitive Processes, Human Development and Personality. Students discuss elements of learning theory to improve their academic performances, identify interpersonal strategies to assist in the transition from adolescence to adulthood, analyze how behavior shapes and influences the behavior of others, and identify techniques for self-improvement and stress reduction.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students interested in majoring in psychology as well as learning how the brain works.HighlightsStudents participate in controlled experiments are conducted to enhance the classroom experience.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtU Texas Austin, U Michigan, Cambridge U, Johns HopkinsApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Sociology and Society

        The science of sociology and its organizations. Covers childhood development, family and social relationships, deviance (gangs, drugs, crime), race relations, population explosion, sexuality and gender identification, and large scale social change. Sociological experiments are conducted to enhance the classroom experience.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who are interested in social work and social activisim.HighlightsSociological experiments are conducted to enhance the classroom experience.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, U Michigan, Johns HopkinsApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • STEM 1
      • Forensics: Crime Scene Investigation

        This course examines the techniques professionals use to collect and preserve evidence from crime scenes. Learn about crime scene management, diagramming and sketching, photography, fingerprint, trace, impression, physiological and firearms evidence, arson and explosives, and safety issues. Successful CSI utilizes a step-by-step process in the discovery, preservation and collection of physical evidence.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is for students who have a strong interest in solving crime mysteries or want to pursue a career in forensics.HighlightsEvery investigation and crime scene is different so you will never have a dull day. You could be visiting a crime scene and taking photographs one day, while the next you could be in the lab exploring links between suspects and the criminal activity. Past students have traditionally visited the UCLA Morgue.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtU Texas Austin, UCLA Middle School Enrichment, Georgetown Middle School EnrichmentApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
  • Academies
    • STEM 4
      • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

        This class will examine the design of intelligent agents, specifically focusing on the fundamental problem-solving and knowledge-representation models that drive our understanding of artificial intelligence. Topics will include search, game playing, knowledge representation, inference, planning, reasoning under uncertainty, machine learning, perception, and language understanding.

        Who Should Take This Course?This academy is suitable for students who have a strong interest in science and want to explore the infinite possibilities of artificial intelligence.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and define artificial intelligence terminology and concepts. Students will be able to discuss the different approaches and controversies surrounding the development of artificial intelligence.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtU Colorado Boulder, Georgetown Middle School EnrichmentApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Introduction to Blockchain Technology

        This class explores the emerging technology of blockchain and all the ramifications that come with it. Blockchain has reimagined the way data is stored and transmitted. Topics include learning about the cryptocurrency network, strategic applications of blockchain technology in existing business, entrepreneurial ventures, regulatory and policy considerations, and privacy risks and ethic implications for this new technology.

        Who Should Take This Course?This academy is suitable for students interested in financial technology (Fintech) and emerging technologies.HighlightsStudents will be able to analyze different applications for blockchain in new and existing businesses. Students will be able to discuss the barriers and solutions that will impact the future of blockchain.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtGeorgetown Middle School EnrichmentApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Introductory Programming in Python for Computer Security

        This class will explore the challenges that the world faces in protecting data and systems in the modern information age. This class will examine threat actors and their motivations, the types of controls to confront and manage different threat actors, the legal environment around cyber security, the power and nature of social engineered cyber-attacks, cryptographic principles, basics of computer networks, and the differences and interactions among international agencies in their approach to cyber security.

        Who Should Take This Course?This academy is suitable for students interested in a career in cyber security or curious about how data is protected online.HighlightsStudents will be able identify and assess different levels of cyber threats. Students will be able to develop a variety of responses to possible cyber-attacks.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtU Michigan, U Miami, Cambridge UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Robotics

        This course will introduce students to the basics of modeling, design, planning, and control of robot systems. Topics include planar and spatial kinematics, motion planning, mechanism design for manipulators and mobile robots, multi-rigid-body dynamics, control design, actuators, and sensors, task modeling, human-machine interface, and embedded software. Students will explore these topics through demonstration and construction of small robots.

        Who Should Take This Course?This academy is suitable for students who intend to pursue a career in the field of robotics or just enjoy having fun creating their own robots.HighlightsStudents solve electromechanical problems, develop skills in brainstorming, concept selection, spatial reasoning, teamwork and communication.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, UCLA Middle School Enrichment, Georgetown Middle School EnrichmentApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Business & Entrepreneurship 1
      • Business & Entrepreneurship Academy

        The Business & Entrepreneurship Academy consists of our American Economics and Business as well as our Strategies of Entrepreneurship courses. Students will study what it takes to be a successful economist and create mock investment portfolios. Students will build on this economics knowlege and excersice their creativity in the entrepreneurship world from opportunity recognition to legal structures.

        Who Should Take This Course?This academy is suitable for budding entrepreneurs who want to learn the strategies and skills needed to start their own business, to acquire problem-solving skills and develop a logical, ordered way of looking at problems.HighlightsStudents will create a mock investment portfolio, pick up tips through practical case studies and learn how to effectively communicate, and get buy-in for their business ideas.DatesJun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks  |  Jun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2Similar Course Available AtCambridge U, U Texas AustinApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Law & Government 2
      • Law Academy

        The Law Academy, consisting of our Exploring Law: An introduction to Careers In Law and Trial by Jury: Moot Court courses. Students explore different careers in the field of law while gaining experience in our mock trial under the guidance of trial attorneys, judges, law students, and university professors. 

        Who Should Take This Course?This academy is suitable for students aspiring to pursue in a career in law and want to learn more about the American justice system.HighlightsStudents visit an on-going trial, pick the brains of guest speakers in the profession, and hone their logical reasoning skills at the same time as their oral and written communication skills.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtPenn Law, U Texas AustinApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Global Leadership Academy

        The Global Leadership consists of our Global Leadership Skills and Agents of Social Change as well as our Introduction to International Relations and Foreign Policy courses. Students will observe nations as actors in an international system and how these forces interact with each other. From nuclear detterence, technological advancements, to global pollution, students will learn how to be the best version of themselves as a global citizen.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who would like to develop leadership skills necessary to become agents of social change.HighlightsCombines pertinent discussions and meaningful, relevant guest speakers who personify strong leadership and bring about social change. Students will be able to gain a world-view of why nations act a certain way, critically analyzing their actions and earn transferable skill such as interpersonal skills, which is especially important when working in a multicultural or cross-cultural setting.DatesJun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks  |  Jun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2Apply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
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