SAT Prep Camp: June 23- July 19, 2018

About SAT Prep

This summer, study & live on America’s most famous university campus! 

Our student consulting brand Cogito World Education has teamed up with Quantum Prep to offer an intensive, 4-week college preparatory residential summer camp in Harvard Square designed to prepare international high school students for top-ranked American university admissions. Located in the heart of Cambridge, home to world-famous universities Harvard and MIT, the camp combines rigorous classroom instruction with enriching co-curricular activities.

Students will live in a university dormitory right in Harvard Square, learn techniques to dramatically improve SAT scores, build a competitive college resume, and pursue their passions in subjects like international relations, robotics, entrepreneurship and more. The program pairs students with local startup companies, research labs, and graduate students to complete projects in their academic focus area, culminating in a final capstone presentation.

On weekends, students tour New England university campuses and explore Boston’s many cultural, historical and educational attractions. Students will also take a weekend excursion to Providence, RI and participate in workshops with international college students and admissions officers.

Location: Hauser Building 103 at 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, on the northwest corner of Harvard Yard.

Curriculum

The curriculum works intensively on developing and mastering the math, critical reading, grammar, and writing skills needed for success, with a special focus on reading and writing for foreign students. Instruction will also involve test taking strategies that have been proven to raise scores by helping to eliminate common mistakes.

Instructors

ABOUT QUANTUM PREP

Quantum Prep is a Boston-based, privately held education service provider delivering personalized, one-on-one academic tutoring, SAT and ACT test preparation and College Admissions Consulting services to high school and college students in the Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island areas. Quantum Prep’s unique programs are developed by experienced, professional educators working together as a community to mentor and challenge students of all levels to reach their academic potential and achieve both their short-term and long-term educational objectives. As a program developed solely by educators and with a focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education, Quantum Prep’s highly qualified instructors boast some of the industry’s best student achievement rates.

Lindsay:

Lindsay LaRusso is a Harvard Graduate and veteran SAT and ACT Test Prep, English, History, and Music teacher with nearly a decade of both classroom teaching and college admissions consulting experience.

Lindsay graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor’s degree in History and a secondary focus in English. She is currently completing her M.Ed in Curriculum Instruction and Educational Leadership.

As a teacher, Lindsay has served as Curriculum Coordinator for numerous educational institutions, helped to found a high school for at-risk youth, and taught at the International Baccalaureate and AP Levels. She is currently licensed by the State of Massachusetts to teach History, English, and Humanities. Lindsay’s passion and abilities as a leader and mentor are also exemplified by her more than seven years of Varsity Crew and Basketball coaching experience.

Solomon:

Solomon Berman is the Founder and Lead Teacher of Quantum Prep. Born in Boston, MA, he is a native and longtime resident of the area. Now, with well over a decade of combined teaching experience at both Boston high schools and Boston University, Solomon actively teaches chemistry, physics, and mathematics at the high school, college, and post baccalaureate levels. Solomon also focuses his attention on developing the most innovative and effective catalog of pedagogical techniques for STEM disciplines, helping students become powerful STEM learners.

Solomon holds degrees from Bates College (Bachelor of Science, Chemistry and Music), Boston University (Masters of Arts Degree in Science Education, Masters of Arts Degree in Theoretical Chemistry), a Professional Development Certification from Harvard University, and has studied at Boston College as a visiting scholar. Solomon is also an active member of both the National Tutoring Association and the American Tutoring Association.

Harvard Law School                                    Boston University Campus

Workshops

Seminar I: International Ivy League students discuss their experiences with college applications and life at college. Opportunity for Q&A to learn what it takes to get into top schools, and what life is like afterwards.

Seminar II: Admissions officers from top universities discuss criteria and qualities they look for in applications, and provide tips and tricks for admissions. Followed by individual consultation and feedback.

Projects

Projects are developed to match students’ individual interests and improve college resume.

Example- Psychology: Harvard University, Department of Psychology

Participate in one-hour research studies designed to examine topics such as decision making, memory skills, and emotional, visual, and cognitive processes.

Example- Engineering: MIT & Boston Museum of Science

MIT solar car team will lead interactive class with their world famous solar car. The new vehicle, Eleanor, is equipped with wireless links so lead and chase vehicles will be able to monitor every aspect of the car’s electrical performance in real time. Its batteries have enough energy to get the car from Boston to New York City without need of sunlight.

Example- International Relations: University of Massachusetts, Boston

Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance

The program is oriented towards equipping individuals with the skills needed to work in an international organization, internationally oriented national or local government agencies, an international nonprofit or non-governmental organization, international business, or to continue an academic career.

Cogito World Education is not affiliated with Harvard University, nor is the SAT Camp a Harvard University program or activity. 

Cost: $6,950

Scholarships for top students!

Price includes 4 weeks accommodation, meals, instruction, airport pickup, health insurance, and all activities.

Sightseeing

Duck
Tour

Harvard
and MIT Tours

science-museum

Museum
of Science

IMAX
Theatre

Freedom
Trail

Newbury Street
Shopping

Chinatown
Restaurants

New England
Aquarium

Museum
of Fine Arts

Register now

1. Registration form (SAT Prep Pre-Application) DOWNLOAD
2. Credit Card authorization form DOWNLOAD

3. Email pre-app and copies of transcripts to: info@colibriboston.org or brittany@colibriboston.org