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Pre-College Students: JHU EducationUSA Academy

Come for 2 weeks or stay for 4 weeks!

JHU EducationUSA Academy

The JHU EducationUSA Academy provides international high school students a world-class academic and cultural immersion experience. The academy is designed to introduce students to all aspects of academic life (academics, on-campus living). They will improve their academic English, get guidance on the university admission process—applications, essays, SAT/ACT prep, scholarship opportunities—tour area colleges and universities, and engage in cultural, community and sports activities.

You will receive

College credits

Johns Hopkins University Transcript to use for your college application

Certificate of Participation in the Program

 A Recommendation Letter from Program Director  if you excel in the EducationUSA Academy

Video created by 3 of our Summer 2017 Johns Hopkins EducationUSA Academy Students.

2-Week EducationUSA Academy Courses (2 credits)

This course includes campus tours, workshops on the college admissions process, SAT/ACT prep/tips, introduction to library research, guest lecturers from different parts of the university, information on how to overcome challenges that face international students, and expectations in a U.S. college classroom.
This course is for Native and Advanced Non-Native Speakers who wish to gain knowledge about writing at the college level.
In the American Culture culture course, students will understand the cultural values of the U.S. and other countries, cross-cultural activities for small group and discussions, use of academic English.

 

4-Week EducationUSA Academy Courses (2 credits)

This course includes campus tours, workshops on the college admissions process, SAT/ACT prep/tips, introduction to library research, guest lecturers from different parts of the university, information on how to overcome challenges that face international students, and expectations in a U.S. college classroom.
In the American Culture culture course, students will understand the cultural values of the U.S. and other countries, cross-cultural activities for small group and discussions, use of academic English.
In this course students at the high advanced level perfect their language skills to lead and manage discussions, argue effectively, and make formal presentations in demanding professional and university environments. Students practice leading discussions, answering questions, making formal and informal presentations on a variety of topics within and outside their professions, and summarizing and critiquing the opinions and writings of others. Readings and video encourage thoughtful analysis and expand the students’ cultural awareness. *For non-native speakers
Students read, react to, and discuss a variety of authentic advanced level fiction and non-fiction texts. Academic writing tasks, including research papers, are featured, with special attention given to each student’s specific areas of need as they relate to structure, vocabulary, and language usage. Students practice formulation and supporting a thesis and learn to express and defend opinions.
You will have a choice of picking ONE of these courses below:

Perspective in Medicine A glimpse into the life of physicians. We will go over a broad array of subjects from select diseases and therapies to ethics and decision-making. There will be hands-on teaching of the medical interview and physical exam, and bedside teaching if circumstances permit. This course is intended for students interested in medicine. Taught by a fourth-year medical student at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

 

Careers in Health Professions The main goals of this course are to help students feel more confident and assured in exploring their interests, skills, and personality, and to help them integrate this information into a plan to explore careers in the Health industry. Students will successfully reach these goals as they develop a personal mission statement, a resume, personal pitch, LinkedIn profile and conduct an informational interview.

Specialized small group opportunity to speak to a Johns Hopkins college admissions counselor, workshop from JHU Admissions on tips on writing your college essay, additional workshops and information on how to succeed in a U.S. college/university, guest lecturers from representatives of departments around Johns Hopkins University, and additional weekend excursions.

Note: Native Speakers for 4-week program will take College Writing instead of Reading and Writing/Listening and Speaking.

Program LengthResidential
(includes room, board, excursions)
Credits
2-weeks$41382 credits
4-weeks$76982 credits plus non-credit workshops

Financial Aid/ Partial Scholarships are available but limited. Must apply by March 15, 2019 to be considered for them. All application deadlines are May 31, 2019.

EducationUSA Alumni Spotlight

Gregory Z., JHU EducationUSA Summer ’17, was accepted to Boston University.
Mazen K., JHU EducationUSA Summer ’18, was accepted into Johns Hopkins University.
Gustavo T, JHU EducationUSA Summer ’17 was accepted to New York University.

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students at a baseball game cheering

Program Details

Length: (2 week) or (4 week)

Tuition: $4138 to $7698

Residency: Homewood Campus

Program Requirements:

  • International Student Only (Native English and Non-Native English Speakers)
  • A submitted online application, waiver available for application fee
  • Upon acceptance, a non-refundable tuition deposit of $1,250
  • High School Transcript, including Fall 2018 grades
  • One Letter of Recommendation
  • English Proficiency Test scores (TOEFL, iELTS, or DET) for Non-Native Speakers