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4 WeeksSpend 4 weeks on campus in two 2-week sessions.
3 WeeksSpend 3 weeks on campus.
2 WeeksSpend 2 weeks on campus.
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6-week program: Choose two 3-week sessions

4-week program: Choose two 2-week sessions

5-week combo program: Spend 3 weeks at UCLA followed by 2 weeks at Michigan

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    • Arts & Design 6
      • Art Exploration

        This course will explore traditional and alternative approaches to art production by learning to combine and apply a broad range of different materials in order to create a wide variety of aesthetic effects. Students will express themselves through two-dimensional projects involving drawing, painting, collage assemblage, and other media techniques. This course will also study established mixed-media artists and their contributions to culture and society.

        Who Should Take This Course?Budding artists who want to build a foundation in drawing, collage assemblage, and other media techniques.HighlightsStudents will be able to demonstrate skills art creation in a variety of mediums. Students will be able to analyze multiple examples of artwork to determine the different techniques that artists can use. Students will identify and demonstrate correct usage and care of tools to make art.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Digital Photography & Computer Enhancement

        This class will examine how film images are digitally captured, processed, stored, and retrieved. This course gives students the necessary skills to use a digital SLR, how to frame and shoot like a pro as well as how to enhance your pictures through editing and manipulation. This class will participate in two off campus photoshoots. Students are required to bring a laptop and a digital 35mm camera with manual controls as well as cable to allow download of images onto a computer or an external card reader.

        Who Should Take This Course?Aspiring photographers who want to learn how to shoot like a pro.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and define photography terminology and concepts. Students will be able to demonstrate proper techniques to frame and edit photographs. Students will be able to use multiple functions on their digital SLR cameras.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, U Michigan, PennApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Fashion Design

        This course will teach students to develop their own designs with lessons in drawing, proportion and garment construction, while also exploring the world of fashion and fashion history. Hands-on projects enhance a robust curriculum, however, you do not need to be an artist or skilled sewer to take this class, as this class will teach you how to use the proper equipment and develop skills in design and creation.

        Who Should Take This Course?Aspiring fashion designers.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify historical fashion eras and influences. Students will be able to demonstrate safe and basic sewing machine skills. Students will identify and demonstrate correct usage and care of tools of clothing construction.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtU Texas Austin, U MichiganApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Hip Hop Dance

        This is an athletically oriented dance class for those who would like to step up their game on the dance floor. While developing performance qualities and dynamics, students will improve their ability to pick up, remember, and interpret choreography. This open-level class is designed to help students find freedom and expression through movement. No experience necessary. (Beginner, intermediate, and advanced dancers are welcomed.) Course Objectives: Students will be able to demonstrate fundamental and foundational hip-hop styles such as housing, popping, locking, waacking, etc. Students will recognize and use flexibility, body articulation and orientation, and coordination in appropriate methods to enhance their performance.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students interested in music and dance. Appropriate for all levels.HighlightsStudents will recognize and use flexibility, body articulation and orientation, and coordination in appropriate methods to enhance their performance.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Improv and Stand-Up

        This course will give you the foundation to find success in this competitive field. Topics will include using character agreement to make your scenes succeed, developing character, character status, object and environment work, constructing and writing a joke, and public speaking skills. Celebrities such as Stephen Colbert, Ryan Reynolds, Amy Poehler, Trever Noah, and Jordan Peele started their careers doing standup and improv comedy. Many talent agencies are searching for the next big star at stand up events and improv troupes, and you'll learn how to hone your own improv skills.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who aspire to become stand-up comedians.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and define improvisational and stand up terminology and concepts. Students will be able to demonstrate successful performance of improvisational comedy. Students will be able to write and deliver their own original jokes.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Music Production

        Using UCLA's state of the art sound and recording digital lab, students will learn the framework of music production and spend time recording and mastering their own tracks. This digital suite studio is equipped with multiple editing and recording stations, mics, amps, keyboards and all you'll need to create your own sounds with Ableton Live, Pro Tools and Adobe Creative Cloud at your fingertips.

        Who Should Take This Course?Budding recording artists who are interested in recording and mastering their own music tracks.HighlightsStudents will be able to demonstrate proper techniques to mix music. Students will be able to create their own original musical pieces.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, U Michigan, U Miami, Cambridge UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Business & Entrepreneurship 8
      • Advertising

        This class explores what makes advertisements work and why. Students will learn the keys to effective advertising and explore the various strategies used by companies to communicate with the consumer. Students will examine topics including, promotion, public relations, marketing communications, communications theory as well as provide hands-on experience in creating advertising and media plans.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who want to pursue a career in either marketing or advertising.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and define terminology and concepts in relation to the advertising. Students will be able to analyze and evaluate advertising techniques and strategies. Students will be able to develop advertising and media plans.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtCambridge U, London, UC Santa Barbara, U Michigan, U Texas AustinApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Business of Fashion

        This class will introduce students to the fundamentals of fashion and basic principles that govern all fashion movement and change. This course explores the business behind the fashion industry. Students will explore the impact of fashion merchandising on our everyday lives. They will be able to identify trends, recognize leaders, and industry momentum as it affects individual fashion decisions. You'll learn how your favorite outfit went from the runway to your closet. and how new styles are chosen, developed, marketed and sold.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who want to learn what goes on behind the scenes of a fashion business: how products are picked, developed, marketed and sold.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and define terminology and concepts in relation to the fashion industry. Students will be able to analyze how economic, sociological, and psychological factors influence fashion demand. Students will be able to distinguish the roles and responsibilities of designers, manufacturers, and retailers.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtCambridge U, London, UC Santa Barbara, U Michigan, U Texas AustinApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Economics

        In this course, students will learn the principles of economics through the prism of popular culture movements. This economics course will introduce students will explore microeconomics and macroeconomics through topics that include supply and demand, the division of labor, opportunity costs, fiscal policy, markets, private versus public sector, etc. by drawing from examples that are relevant to their everyday lives.

        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.HighlightsAt the end of the course, students will be able to identify and define economic terminology and concepts. Students will be able to explain the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics. Students will be able to identify the causes of prosperity, growth, and economic change over time and explain the mechanisms through which these causes operate in the economy.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtCambridge U, London, UC Santa Barbara, U Miami, U Michigan, U Texas AustinApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Finance & Accounting

        Do you ever wonder how corporations and businesses generate, manage and track their capital? This course explores an introduction to some of the more important topics in Managerial Finance, with an emphasis on the methods and sources of financing for corporations. Topics include corporate financial analysis, financial planning procedures, capital budgeting, capital structure, and approaches to raising capital, and navigating the stock market and commodities trading.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who love numbers and want to explore a financial-related career.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and evaluate the tools and techniques to make better business financial decisions Students will be able to explain and discuss financial accounting fundamentals, basic financial analysis and financial planning.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtCambridge U, London, UC Santa Barbara, U Miami, U Michigan, U Texas AustinApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Game Changers: Business Disruptors

        This course will explore the ways in which innovative companies have revolutionized the way we do business. Explore how the business models of modern disruptors such as Amazon, WeWork, Netflix, Uber, Airbnb, and Tesla have literally changed the world and altered the way we think, behave, and act about a certain idea, item, product, or service.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is for all budding entrepreneurs who want to create their own business.HighlightsStudents will be provided with a framework to understand the nature of disruption that is happening to industry and apply these same techniques as part of a final project where they will work in groups to create their own (perhaps disruptive) business.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtU MichiganApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Marketing

        Discover the role of marketing in modern society and business enterprises. This course will introduce students to the concepts, analyses, and activities that comprise marketing management, and to provide practice in assessing and solving marketing problems. Topics include marketing strategy, customer behavior, segmentation, market research, product management, pricing, promotion, sales force management and competitive analysis.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who want to pursue a career in either marketing or advertising.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and define marketing terminology and concepts. Students will be able demonstrate how to conduct and analyze market research. Students will be able to recognize and interpret customer behavior as it applies to creating a marketing plan.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtCambridge U, London, UC Santa Barbara, U Miami, U Michigan, U Texas AustinApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Social Media Management

        Social media statistics from 2019 show that there are an estimated 3.2 billion social media users worldwide. This class explores how individuals, companies, and ideas use social media to increase their fame, reach and value. Examine the business plans of the major social media platforms like Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Weibo, WeChat and Twitch. Students will also examine how individuals build successful brands across multiple platforms and what makes a post go viral.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who want to pursue a career in either marketing or advertising and has a keen interest in social media specifically.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and define terminology and concepts in relation to the social media. Students will be able analyze and explain how different images, videos and comments go viral. Students will be able to design and manage their own online brand.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtCambridge U, London, UC Santa Barbara, U Miami, U Michigan, U Texas AustinApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Entertainment Management

        Curious how a movie makes it to the big screen and then to the small screen? Want to learn more about writing and producing a TV show? This course explores the business side of the entertainment world, touching on the basics of the entertainment business. Topics will include copyright laws, manager/agent roles and fees, types of contracts, how to develop a marketing plan, production concepts and distribution.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who want to learn the business behind the Entertainment Industry.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and define terminology and concepts in relation to the entertainment industry. Students will be able to identify multiple aspects of entertainment industry (writing, acting, producing, etc). Students will analyze a story’s journey from concept to production to distribution.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtU Texas AustinApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Law & Government 1
      • Exploring US Law

        This class is an introduction into the American legal system and its traditions. This course will teach students the basic legal concepts related to procedural law, introduce them to cases, statutes, the constitution, and develop their legal vocabulary. Students will learn how to develop their own critical-thinking skills, read high-interest cases stolen from today’s headlines and learn to understand the role of law in society.

        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 will be able to identify and define legal terminology and concepts. Students will be able to identify and define the connections between identity, politics, international relations, and U.S. law. Students will be able to identify the necessary pathways to studying law in the U.S., including taking the LCATs and the law school application process.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtCambridge U, Georgetown U, UC Santa Barbara, U Miami, U Michigan, U Texas AustinApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Life Skills 12
      • ACT Large Group Tutoring by The Princeton Review

        The Princeton Review's world-class ACT test-taking strategies have helped students get their best score for more than 35 years. The Princeton Review’s exclusive technology caters to student needs by analyzing performance on drills and practice tests and prescribing the next steps to score improvement. Important Notes: 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 Texas Instruments (TI) calculator. Practice tests will be given to the students during the week in the evenings.

        $595 Supplemental Fee

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who want to utilize the summer to prepare for their ACT exams.HighlightsAddidional access to online ACT tools, Online Self-Paced ACT Course. 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.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Georgetown U, U MichiganApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • ACT Ultimate Small Group Tutoring (4 Students Maximum) by The Princeton Review

        The Princeton Review's world-class ACT test-taking strategies have helped students get their best score for more than 35 years. The Princeton Review’s exclusive technology caters to student needs by analyzing performance on drills and practice tests and prescribing the next steps to score improvement. Important Notes: 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 Texas Instruments (TI) calculator. Practice tests will be given to the students during the week in the evenings.

        $1,699 Supplemental Fee

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who want to utilize the summer to prepare for their ACT exams.HighlightsAddidional access to online ACT tools, Online Self-Paced ACT Course. 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.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Georgetown U, U MichiganApply 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. 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.

        $595 Supplemental Fee

        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 and ACT tools. 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 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Georgetown UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • SAT Ultimate Small Group Tutoring (4 Students Maximum) by The Princeton Review

        This is a hybrid of private tutoring and a classroom course, a tailored offering with a maximum of 4 students per class. Up to 25 hours of live expert instruction plus 140+ additional lessons. Up to 3 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. $1699 Supplemental fee includes all online tools, books and classroom materials. Important Notes: This course is nonrefundable after May 1st. 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.

        $1,699 Supplemental Fee

        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 and ACT tools. 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 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Georgetown UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Conversations in English for Intermediate and Advanced Students

        This multi-skills course is taught by instructors who have experience teaching high-school ESL students in local Los Angeles schools. The course addresses all language skills – speaking/writing & listening/reading – in a dynamic and informative way. Class activities are designed around cross-cultural themes that universally engage teenagers. This class is not appropriate for basic level students. Note: This course is nonrefundable after May 1st.

        $295 Supplemental Fee

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for Intermediate and Advanced English speakers who want to hone their English language skills in all aspects: speaking/writing, listening/reading.HighlightsClass activities are designed around cross-cultural themes that universally engage teenagers.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Penn, U Michigan, Georgetown UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Creative Writing

        This course will explore and experiment with the tools of fiction writing. In the context of a variety of genres, students will examine literary conventions as well as the writing techniques and tools essential to effective writing and editing. Topics will include character, plot, setting, narrative time, dialogue, point-of-view, voice, conflict resolution, and metaphorical language. Students will begin to develop the critical skills that will allow them to read like writers and understand, on a technical level, how accomplished creative writing is produced. Course Objectives: Students will be able to identify and define writing terminology and concepts. Students will be able to demonstrate proper creative writing techniques. Students will be able to develop their own original short story.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for budding writers who want to improve their creative writing abilities.HighlightsStudents will be able to develop their own original short story.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Penn, U Michigan, Georgetown UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Essay Writing

        This class will help students become better writers. Students will explore multiple types of essay construction. Improve your writing skills and learn how to write better essays for college preparation. This class offers practical exercises to guide your writing from conception through final drafts. Note: Students must have a proficiency in English as this class is not intended as a study or practice of the English language.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who want to improve their English writing abilities.HighlightsStudents will get to keep a portfolio of their essays for future showcase. Students will examine different types of essay writing to cultivate more sophisticated ways to persuade, inform, and move readers.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Penn, U Michigan, Georgetown UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Healthy Lifestyle

        This course will focus on 4 essentials areas of wellness: healthy eating, sleep, exercise, and mind/body/spirit work. Students will become more aware of their current lifestyle choices and work to create and sustain healthy habits for the future. Students will utilize technology in a mindful way to set SMART goals and track their new habits. Students will learn stress-management techniques such as meditation, breathwork, and yoga to create a total mind-body wellness experience. Guest instructors will provide inspiring, upbeat exercise classes such as Spinning, Cardio Hip-Hop, Yoga, and Pilates. Students will answer the question of what "healthy" means to them and how they can implement their personal definition to lead a healthier lifestyle.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who would like to learn how to live a healthier life by incoporating healthy lifestyle choices.HighlightsStudents will be able to develop skills and techniques to reduce stress, prevent injury, and to develop a balanced fitness regime. Students will be able to express the importance of balancing technology & screen-time .DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Penn, U Michigan, Georgetown UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Public Speaking and Debate

        This course is designed to help students develop critical thinking and public speaking skills through presentations, speeches, and academic debates. Public Speaking & Debate will explore what it means to speak well publicly and will provide students with tools to become a clear, creative, concise and confident communicator. This class also focuses on the finer points of public and conversational speaking: how to critically form and support an opinion, and speech writing techniques.

        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 be able to recognize and use proper eye contact, sentence structure, projection, and confidence. Students will be able to analyze different speech techniques for live debates and team communication.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Penn, U Michigan, Georgetown UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Strength & Conditioning

        This course is designed for the high school athlete or those currently in a resistance training program. This course will build upon the knowledge of safe and correct techniques of strength training and conditioning. Using a variety of exercises, equipment, facilities, and training modalities, students will be able to gain a better understanding of strength and conditioning principles. Lectures will focus on components of exercise, nutrition, sports injuries and the place of sports and fitness in society.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for high school atheletes who want to learn the proper techniques in strength training and conditioning.HighlightsStudents will be able to demonstrate proper technique when using six fundamental movements of strength training: the hinge, squat, horizontal pull, horizontal push, vertical pull, and vertical push. Students will be able to identify and define basic anaerobic conditioning to work on running mechanics and change of direction Students will be able to discuss proper safety while training.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Penn, U Michigan, Georgetown UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Surfing

        Take this opportunity to learn the sport that is synonymous with Southern California. You'll be treated to the local "hot spots" as you learn. Balance, timing, and technique will be the focus of your time in the surf. Students must actively participate on a daily basis. Note: Students will be leaving campus at 7:45 am every morning to go to the beach. This course is nonrefundable after May 1st.

        $295 Supplemental Fee

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for beginner and intermediate surfers who want to hone their skills over summer.HighlightsYou will be coached to improve your balance, timing and surfing techniques.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Penn, U Michigan, Georgetown UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Writing for International Students

        This practical writing course enables non-native English speakers to meet the required standard of writing for exams and coursework. International student writers choose words, create sentences, link paragraphs and weave in evidence, all of which are more difficult in an unfamiliar language. With a focus on accuracy, we’ll cover essential academic writing skills (researching, proper referencing and revisions), different writing styles (from CVs and letters to formal essays).

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for English-proficient students who want to improve their writing especially in areas of academic writing and different writing styles such as CVs and letters to formal essays.HighlightsStudents keep a portfolio of their academic writing.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Penn, U Michigan, Georgetown UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Medicine 1
      • Careers in Medicine

        This course will explore what practicing medicine in the United States is like firsthand. This will give you a taste of what an American medical school would be like and help you evaluate your own talents and preferences to find what area of medicine you may want to study. This class will look at different aspects of the medical field from the clinical spaces to public health policy and administration.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who want to discover if medicine is the right path for them.HighlightsStudents will complete and receive an American Red Cross CPR/FA certification and administer basic care in the event of an emergency. Students will be able to identify and define medical terminology and concepts, and will be able to identify the necessary pathways to studying medicine in the U.S., including taking the MCAT and the medical school application process.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, U Texas Austin, U Michigan, Georgetown U, Penn, U MiamiApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Social Sciences 4
      • Abnormal Psychology

        This course will explore the various psychological disorders outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), including mood, anxiety, psychotic, and personality disorders. Students will learn about different treatment approaches, debate ethical issues related to psychological disorders, discuss the implications of diagnostic labeling, and examine cross-cultural differences in diagnostic practice.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for budding psychologists and students interested in studying the various mental disorders.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and define psychological terminology and concepts, specifically as they relate to abnormal psychology. Students will be able to identify and discuss behavioral disorders and proper forms of treatment for those individuals dealing with those disorders. Students will be able to analyze and interpret psychological research.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtPennApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Cognitive Psychology

        In the most basic terms cognition is the action of the brain or mind to understand the world around us and to determine an appropriate action. This course will examine the different definitions and aspects of how people think and reason. Topics will include perception, attention, memory, language, and thought. The relation of cognitive psychology to cognitive science and to neuropsychology is also covered. Course objectives: Students will be able to identify and define psychological terminology and concepts, specifically as they relate to cognitive psychology.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable budding psychologists and students curious about understanding how the mental process works.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and discuss how people think, reason and communicate. Students will be able to analyze and interpret psychological research.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtPennApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Criminal Psychology

        This course will examine the different theories of criminal behavior: psychodynamic, biological, genetic, social learning, behavioral, and cognition, developmental and cultural issues in criminal behavior, sociological theories, violence and aggression, sex offenses, and the role of substance abuse. This class will also explore how law enforcement uses profiling techniques to help identify and capture individuals who have broken the law. Course objectives: Students will be able to identify and define psychological terminology and concepts, specifically as they relate to criminal psychology. Students will be able to identify and discuss psychological tendencies as they related to criminal behavior, apprehension and prevention.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students interesting pursuing a career in psychology, criminal justice or criminal law.HighlightsStudents will be able to analyze and interpret psychological research.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtU MichiganApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Social Psychology

        Do you ever wonder why the same person can act one way with one group of friends and be totally different with another group? Or why does one TV show, movie or song get so popular? Social psychology examines social context and the way it influences people’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors so you can answer those questions. This class will explore a variety of topics including attitudes and persuasion, social influence and group behavior, gender roles, aggression, attributions, prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination, attraction, conformity, obedience, and altruism.

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for budding psychologists and students curious about how people are affected by those around them.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and discuss how people think, reason and communicate. Students will be able to analyze and interpret psychological research.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtU Michigan, Georgetown UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Sports Management & E-Sports 1
      • Sports Management

        The sports industry in the US alone is predicted to generate $73.5 billion in 2019. This course will introduce students to the principles, practices and possibilities within the sport industry. We will examine perspectives that range from the consumer to the participant with the goal of covering topics that include sport organization management, sport finances, stadium construction and administration, legal issues in sport, marketing and event management. This course will attend several mandatory out of class field trips.

        $195 Supplemental Fee

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is suitable for students who love sports and want to learn more about sports management.HighlightsIn the past, classes have visited the ESPY Awards, tours of the Home Depot Center, Dodger Stadium, and various UCLA Athletic facilities.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtWharton, U Miami, U Michigan, U Texas AustinApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • STEM 6
      • 3D Design & Printing

        This hands-on course provides the opportunity for students to explore the intersection of technology and creative design. Individual and group projects provide students with opportunities to explore circuit and design prototyping, coding and physical computing, modeling, and design software, 3D printing and scanning, fabrication, laser cutting, and etching. Prototype, refine, and bring your ideas to life in one of UCLA's new Maker Space Labs.

        $295 Supplemental Fee

        Who Should Take This Course?This course is for students who aspire to solve the world's challenging problems through 3D printing innovations.HighlightsAs part of the program, students are eligible for a free three-year license of Fusion 360, a 3D modeling program. Students will be able to identify and define design and printing terminology and concepts. Students will be able to demonstrate proper techniques to produce physical models. Students will be able to analyze different designs to refine and perfect finished models.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtU Colorado BoulderApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • 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 course 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 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtGeorgetown U, U Colorado BoulderApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Blockchain

        This course 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 course is suitable for students who are interested in the disruptive technology of blockchain and its possible applications in different industries.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and define blockchain terminology and concepts. Students 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 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtGeorgetown UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Cyber 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 course is suitable for students who want to develop a good understanding on the world of cyber security and be equipped with responses to possible cyber attacks.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and define cyber security terminology and concepts. Students 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 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtU Michigan, U Miami, Georgetown U, Cambridge UApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Forensic Science

        This course introduces students to the foundations of forensic science and investigation. Students will learn the principles behind the gathering, preserving, and investigating evidence. They will examine the techniques professionals use to collect and preserve evidence from crime scenes such as fingerprints, footwear impressions, hair, fibers, biological fluids, and materials for DNA analysis. Students will be able to analyze evidence and form hypothesis that can help solve a variety of crimes.

        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 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtGeorgetown U, U Miami, U Michigan, U Texas AustinApply 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 course 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 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtGeorgetown U, UC Santa Barbara, U Colorado BoulderApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
  • Academies
    • Arts & Design 3
      • Acting and Auditioning for Film & TV Academy

        This course develops the skills needed to make it as a professional in the entertainment business. Master the audition process, perfect your monologue, polish your resume, and learn about professional theater, TV, and film productions. Actors will use scenes and monologues to create a final performance that will be filmed and can be used for reels and an online presence. Guest speakers may include Casting Directors, Television Producers, Movie Directors, and Talent Agents.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who are serious about considering a career in acting.HighlightsCreated and taught by Wendy Kurtzman, Casting Director with over 35 years of experience, this course will give you everything you need to succeed from College to Career. Wendy is an Emmy-nominated casting director that launched Sandra Bullock and Reese Witherspoon’s careers. She cast the blockbuster “Independence Day.” Features a field trip to an evening performance at the GEFFEN Theater, including a post-show conversation with the actors. For more information about CTCA, please visit: CTCActing.comDatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jul 26 - Aug 7: 2 Weeks Session #3  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Aug 7: 4 Weeks Session #2Similar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, U MichiganApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Film Academy

        This academy will give students an opportunity to produce and film their own short film using professional techniques and principles. Los Angeles serves as one of the media capitals of the world serving as a home to numerous institutions like NBC, Warner Bros. Entertainment and the Walt Disney Company. Learn the analytical skills and develop critical vocabulary for study of filmmaking as technical, artistic, and cultural phenomenon. Students will explore preproduction concepts such as pitching and selling ideas, script breakdown, storytelling, casting and, budgeting. Students will then get to make their own short movie learning about digital cinematography to get shape their visual storytelling process through exploring concepts in formatting, ratios, lighting, sound, composition and multiple camera shooting. At the end of this course, students will have the ability to watch the movies they create.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students interested in Hollywood, filmaking, visual storytelling and getting behind a camera.HighlightsStudents will be able to demonstrate a foundation knowledge of the preproduction process in film making. Students will direct their own short film.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jul 26 - Aug 7: 2 Weeks Session #3  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Aug 7: 4 Weeks Session #2Similar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, U MichiganApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Screenwriting for Film and TV Academy

        This intensive program will teach you the important concepts of screenwriting: structure, formatting, character development, plot, subplot, arc, and dialogue. Workshop sessions will focus on the elements of writing scripts that film and/or television studios will love. Professionally written successful (and unsuccessful)scripts will be dissected. Write your way to self-discovery (and perhaps a little fame) in this intensive hands-on program. Please note some R rated films will be shown. Note: This program meets daily (Monday - Thursday) morning and afternoon. Due to the time commitment involved with this academy, no other classes may be taken in conjunction with the Screenwriting for Film and TV Academy.

        Who Should Take This Course?Budding screenwriters who are interested in having their inclass work critiqued by, and brainstorm with professional Hollywood producers, screenwriters, and fellow students.HighlightsThe program is coordinated by a former writer for the Walt Disney Co., a graduate of the UCLA School for Theater, Film & Television, and author of 2 screenplays currently under development with major Hollywood Studios. Field trips to film and television studios and in-class screenings are an integral part of the program.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, U MichiganApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Business & Entrepreneurship 4
      • Business of Entertainment, Media & Sports Academy at UCLA Anderson School of Management

        In the Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports Academy, students will learn business frameworks including finance, marketing, strategy, economics, business ethics, and leadership. Additionally, students will explore the factors driving change in these industries. Through case studies and lectures, students will learn about investments, joint ventures, sponsorships, new technologies, consumer behavior, decision-making, and business strategy.

        $600 Supplemental Fee

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who have a strong interest in pursuing a career in entertainment and sports industries.HighlightsThis course is taught by a graduate professor and students will receive a “Certificate of Completion” from UCLA Anderson School of Management (daily attendance and successful presentation of final project required) at the end of the program. Past site visits have included: YouTube Studios, Dodger Stadium, Myspace, Staples Center, Sony, or Paramount Studio. Participants will also visit UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion and will be offered a behind-the-scenes tour of one of the finest collegiate facilities in the nation.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtCambridge U, London, UC Santa Barbara, U Miami, U Michigan, U Texas AustinApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Digital Marketing & Social Media Academy at UCLA Anderson School of Management

        This Academy will give students both the strategic framework and tactical approach to develop and execute goal-oriented digital marketing and advertising campaigns that enhance brands, create a buzz, and motivate desired consumer behavior. Technology has created a seismic shift in the way media is consumed, and by extension the way marketers reach and engage consumers. The shift of advertising dollars away from traditional media to online platforms requires students learning marketing to be well-versed in digital marketing. Students will learn strategies for how to use platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, mobile apps, online/display, search engine marketing, email, and more. Students will also learn about the various tools and software used to track and optimize campaign performance. Students will have the opportunity to examine these topics firsthand through reading, case studies, industry speakers, and hands-on projects. Due to the time commitment involved with this program, no other classes may be taken in conjunction with the Anderson Business Academy.

        $600 Supplemental Fee

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who want to pursue a career in marketing or advertising or generally have a strong interest in areas of digital marketing and social media.HighlightsStudents will visit either YouTube Studios, Hulu, Netflix, or Defy Media. The program is presented and taught by the Center for MEMES (Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment & Sports) at The UCLA Anderson School of Management. Study at UCLA's top ranked graduate school of business, and learn from UCLA Anderson School of Management instructors and industry professionals. Students will receive a “Certificate of Completion” from UCLA Anderson School of Management (daily attendance and successful presentation of final project required) at the end of the program.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtCambridge U, London, UC Santa Barbara, U Miami, U Michigan, U Texas AustinApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Sports Business Academy at UCLA Anderson School of Management

        Gain insight into the ever-changing business of sports and an appreciation for the unique challenges involved in managing sports business enterprises. Explore business frameworks including finance, marketing, strategy, and economics. Through an introduction to concepts, analyses, and principles, this academy will challenge you with a wide-array of sports business oriented curriculum, help you understand the business and management of sports, and provide you with behind the scenes visits to L.A.’s famous arenas and stadiums.

        $500 Supplemental Fee

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who want to learn about the fast-paced and evolving industry of sports business.HighlightsExplore behind-the-scenes visits to L.A.’s famous arenas and stadiums. Review case studies, meet with industry professionals, and examine the challenges that face these industries in our fast-paced global environment. Students will receive a “Certificate of Completion” from UCLA Anderson School of Management (daily attendance and successful presentation of final project required) at the end of the program.DatesJun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Aug 7: 4 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 26 - Aug 7: 2 Weeks Session #3Apply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Technology and the Future of the Entertainment Business at UCLA Anderson School of Management

        This full-day academy will give students a strategic framework for understanding how massive shifts in technology are impacting the business of entertainment, media and sports, and provide tools and examples that will help them to identify business opportunities in the industry and assess their value.

        Interactive and immersive entertainment including eSports, augmented and virtual reality and mobile gaming, have shown potential to garner massive audiences. The evolution of home entertainment, including higher definition screens (4K and 8K), streaming and subscription services, and Internet-connected devices, has changed the way consumers discover entertainment while disrupting the way brands advertise to them. Music and live entertainment have been transformed thanks to streaming, stadium technologies and more.

        This two-week intensive day program will provide both a foundational understanding of some of the key technologies currently transforming the industry as well as the business principles essential to identifying and evaluating new business opportunities based on those technologies.

        Site visit will likely include 1 of the following

        • IMAX VR Experience Center
        • The Void
        • LA Live
        • Two Bit Circus

        $500 Supplemental Fee

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who want to learn about the fast-paced and evolving industry of technology in the entertainment business.HighlightsThis program is a unique opportunity for high school students to participate in an academic experience at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, sponsored by the Center for MEMES (Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment & Sports). Study at UCLA's top ranked graduate school of business, and learn from UCLA Anderson School of Management instructors and industry professionals. This academy is designed for high school students based on the UCLA Anderson School of Management's 6 week summer program for university students. Students will receive a “Certificate of Completion” from UCLA Anderson School of Management (daily attendance and successful presentation of final project required) at the end of the program.DatesJul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Aug 7: 4 Weeks Session #2Apply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Leadership 5
      • Community Service Academy

        Volunteer at UCLA, and around suburban Los Angeles and earn 40 hours of community service hours. This academy will explore the variety of ways people can give back to their communities, how needs are identified, why volunteerism is important and how service can help address social inequities. Service opportunities in past years have included working with Friends of Ballona wetlands cleanup, Baby to Baby helping underserved/homeless new mothers, LA Food Bank, Veterans Garden, Ronald McDonald House, United Cerebral Palsy, Meals on Wheels and Midnight Mission.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who want to give back to society by volunteering for the less privileged.HighlightsStudents earn 40 hours of community service hours. Service opportunities in past years have included working with Friends of Ballona wetlands cleanup, Baby to Baby helping underserved/homeless new mothers, LA Food Bank, Veterans Garden, Ronald McDonald House, United Cerebral Palsy, Meals on Wheels and Midnight Mission.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jul 26 - Aug 7: 2 Weeks Session #3  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Aug 7: 4 Weeks Session #2Similar Course Available AtPace NYC, UC Santa Barbara, U Michigan, Penn LawApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Bruin Leadership & Entrepreneurship Entertainment Academy

        This course takes elements from of UCLA’s nationally renowned leadership development program, the Bruin Leaders Project, to explore what makes leaders effective and impactful and examines how leaders have shaped and expanded specific industries. Explore the Social Change Model of Leadership which is designed to promote the increase of self-knowledge, and understanding of one’s interests, talents and values; viewing leadership as a process rather than a position. Examine how industry elites have shaped the role that entertainment and media play in our society. Explore how media moguls like Rupert Murdoch and Ted Turner built their media empires and why Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos purchased the Washington Post. Students will also learn about how the entertainment industry decisions on topics like casting, representation of cultural heritage on screen, and the portrayal of difficult political or social realities can shape society and how industry leaders balance making decisions for social reasons and the need to drive profits.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who would like to develop leadership skills such as deep self-awareness, negotiation skills and learning how to assert influence in the Entertainment Industry.HighlightsStudents will be able to analyze and apply leadership theory and concepts to the entertainment industry leaders and the problems those leaders face.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jul 26 - Aug 7: 2 Weeks Session #3  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Aug 7: 4 Weeks Session #2Similar Course Available AtPace NYC, UC Santa Barbara, U Michigan, Penn LawApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Bruin Leadership & Entrepreneurship Social Media Influencers Academy

        The Bruin Leadership Academy takes elements from of UCLA’s nationally renowned campus sponsored leadership development program, the Bruin Leaders Project, to explore what makes leaders effective and impactful and examines how leaders have shaped and expanded specific industries. Explore the Social Change Model of Leadership which is designed to promote the increase of self-knowledge, and understanding of one’s interests, talents and values; viewing leadership as a process rather than a position. Learn how today’s internet personalities created and maintained their brands as they rose to prominence, track their impact on society and examine strategies they emply to stay relevant. This academy will examine the different social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Twitch and YouTube. Examine the success, failure and scandals that have followed many social media stars while looking at the different metrics and strategies used to navigate this rapidly changing medium.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who want to learn how to utilize social media to become effective leaders.HighlightsStudents will be able to analyze and apply leadership theory and concepts to social media influencers the problems those people face. Analyze celebrities like Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylie Jenner, Ariana Grande and Tom Holland and how they use platforms to continue to expand their brand. Learn about influencers like Huda Kittan, Zach King, Andrew Bachelor, Jake Paul and Lilly Singh.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jul 26 - Aug 7: 2 Weeks Session #3  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Aug 7: 4 Weeks Session #2Similar Course Available AtPace NYC, UC Santa Barbara, U Michigan, Penn LawApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Bruin Leadership & Entrepreneurship Sports Academy

        The Bruin Leadership Academy takes elements from of UCLA’s nationally renowned campus sponsored leadership development program, the Bruin Leaders Project, to explore what makes leaders effective and impactful and then examines how leaders have shaped and expanded specific industries. Learn about some of the most controversial and influential leaders in sport. This course will examine a variety of topics from ideas of fair play, competitive balance, the role of competition and the role of sports in society. Students will learn how the embattled NFL commissioner Rodger Goodell has handled the variety of issues that have confronted the NFL under his leadership including player concussions, domestic violence and scandals. They will also learn how FIFA’s reputation has come under fire in recent years during Sepp Blatter’s leadership, how legendary John Wooden became arguably the most successful coach in history while leading UCLA to 10 national championships in basketball in 12 years, and the role that athletes, like Colin Kaepernick, Mohammed Ali and Jackie Robinson share in representing and championing social issues while managing their own finical interests, and their on and off the field personas.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who would like to develop leadership skills such as deep self-awareness, negotiation skills and learning how to assert influence in the world of sports.HighlightsStudents will be able to analyze and apply leadership theory and concepts to the sport industry leaders and the problems those leaders face.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jul 26 - Aug 7: 2 Weeks Session #3  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Aug 7: 4 Weeks Session #2Similar Course Available AtPace NYC, UC Santa Barbara, U Michigan, Penn LawApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Bruin Leadership & Entrepreneurship Technology Academy

        The Bruin Leadership Academy takes elements from of UCLA’s nationally renowned campus sponsored leadership development program, the Bruin Leaders Project, to explore what makes leaders effective and impactful and then examines how leaders have shaped and expanded specific industries. This Academy explores the role that visionary leadership plays in some of the most successful entrepreneur endeavors, and you will examine case studies on some of the most influential entrepreneurs’ strategies, values, risks and ultimately their results. Elon Musk changed how we travel with the founding of Tesla. Peter Thiel changed how we participate in online commerce through the creation of PayPal. Bill Gates and Steve Jobs put a computer in every home. Mark Zuckerberg revolutionized how people socialize with his vision of Facebook. Learn about how leaders in technology become successful.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who would like to develop leadership skills such as deep self-awareness, negotiation skills and learning how to assert influence in the Tech Industry.HighlightsStudents will be able to analyze and apply leadership theory and concepts to entrepreneurs and the problems those people face.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jul 26 - Aug 7: 2 Weeks Session #3  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Aug 7: 4 Weeks Session #2Similar Course Available AtPace NYC, UC Santa Barbara, U Michigan, Penn LawApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Sports Management & E-Sports 1
      • E-Sports Academy

        This academy will explore the phenomenon that is the fastest growing sector of the entertainment industry, professional video gaming. Students will examine the business aspects of the esports industry. According to a market report from Newzoo, esports’ revenues are approaching $1 billion. This academy will examine the leagues and communities that have developed around your favorite games like Fortnite, Overwatch, Apex Legends, Call of Duty, and League of Legends. We will explore the explosive growth of streaming on platforms like Twitch and YouTube, the models, structure and development of the different esport leagues and the growth and investment in the major esports organizations, like TSM, C9, Team Liquid, Fnatic, SKT Telecom, Edward Gaming and more.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who are interesting in gaming, be it Overwatch, Apex Legends, Smash Brothers, League of Legends, etc.HighlightsStudents will spend half the day getting hands on coaching in either Overwatch or League of Legends from members of UCLA’s competitive esports team in UCLA’s state of the art e-sports practice facility.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jul 26 - Aug 7: 2 Weeks Session #3  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Aug 7: 4 Weeks Session #2Similar Course Available AtU MichiganApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • Life Skills 2
      • Cooking & Baking Academy

        This introduction to cooking and baking will give you hands-on experience and will teach you basic culinary skills. The cooking class will cover general cookery, giving you the skills to cook gourmet meals and snacks that will wow your friends and family or serve as the steppingstone into a professional kitchen. Students will master knife skills along with a variety of cooking techniques like sautéing, grilling, roasting, emulsifying and more. You'll explore the many flavor profiles of the world as you learn how to mix spices and ingredients into vibrant, delicious dishes that will leave everyone wanting to come back for more. The baking class will give you the skills necessary to toss out those boxed baking goodies and learn to bake breads, cookies and cakes from scratch. Learn the fundamentals on how to bake dough, quick breads, pies, cakes, cookies, tarts, decorating and more. No experience necessary.

        $195 Supplemental Fee

        Who Should Take This Course?This academy is suitable for budding Gordon Ramsay or Rachael Ray who want to hone their cooking and baking techniques over summer.HighlightsStudents will cook and bake hands-on and will be able to identify and define baking terminology and concepts. Students will be able to recognize and use fundamental baking techniques such as sieving, folding, piping, leveling, etc.DatesJun 28 - Jul 17: 3 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 19 - Aug 7: 3 Weeks Session #2  |  Jun 28 - Aug 7: 6 WeeksSimilar Course Available AtU MichiganApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • 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 SAT - 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 will help you identify and apply to the right college. As part of this academy you will also attend information sessions and campus tours at UCLA and USC. Learn how to research and compile your best fit college list and write essays to present yourself in the best light.

        $595 Supplemental Fee

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who want to utilize their summer to prep for SAT exams.HighlightsCollegewise college counselors, the nation's largest college counseling organization, will help you navigate the college admissions process with their extensive experience. Students will also learn from the experts at The Princeton Review about how to maximize your SAT scores.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jul 26 - Aug 7: 2 Weeks Session #3  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Aug 7: 4 Weeks Session #2Similar Course Available AtUC Santa Barbara, Georgetown U, U MichiganApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
    • STEM 2
      • Computer Programming Academy

        This academy helps you to develop the basic skills necessary to make it in the world of computer programming. By developing an understanding that the role that computation can play in solving programs and help students write small programs to accomplish useful goals, this academy will give you foundational skills necessary to find success in this expanding field of study. Experts predict that there will be 1 million more jobs in computer science and engineering than students graduating in high technology degrees this year. Get a head start as you learn computer programming primarily in Python. Students are required to bring their own laptop (no tablets) on the first day of class.

        Who Should Take This Course?Students who love to solve problems by writing computing programs and creating solutions. It is also a good foundation for students who have the intent to pursue a career in the field of computer science.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and define computer science terminology and concepts. Students will be able to design and develop computer hardware and software. Students will be able to analyze and identify trends in computer science. Students will be able to demonstrate a foundational knowledge of Python. And most importantly, students learn problem solving, which is an essential skill for life.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jul 26 - Aug 7: 2 Weeks Session #3  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Aug 7: 4 Weeks Session #2Similar Course Available AtGeorgetown U, Johns Hopkins, UC Santa Barbara, U Miami, U Texas AustinApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
      • Web Design Academy

        People and organizations use websites as their primary tool to share new ideas or sell the next best product to the world. This academy will introduce students to basic web design using HTML and CSS. Students will learn how to plan and design effective web pages; implementing web pages by writing HTML and CSS code; enhancing web pages with the use of page layout techniques, text formatting, graphics, images, and multimedia; and producing a functional, multi-page website.

        Who Should Take This Course?Aspiring web designers or someone who wants to learning coding in HTML and CSS.HighlightsStudents will be able to identify and define web design concepts and terminology. Students will be able to employ text formatting, color, graphics, images and multimedia to enhance web pages Students will be able to demonstrate a foundational knowledge of HTML and CSS in the construction of websites.DatesJun 28 - Jul 10: 2 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Jul 24: 2 Weeks Session #2  |  Jul 26 - Aug 7: 2 Weeks Session #3  |  Jun 28 - Jul 24: 4 Weeks Session #1  |  Jul 12 - Aug 7: 4 Weeks Session #2Similar Course Available AtUC Santa BarbaraApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
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