Looking for a head start in college?
We are excited to see you on campus this fall as you start your academic career with the College of Technology. To help you get the most out of your first year at Purdue University, you are invited to participate in a special five-week program this summer to make the transition from high school to college as smooth as possible.
You’ve been told that college will provide different academic challenges than high school did, even for those students who have performed well. The Academic Boot Camp (ABC) has been designed to assist you successfully navigate these differences.
When you attend, you will:
- Be introduced to college-level coursework and the necessary self-discipline to complete it
- Be provided academic tools to succeed in the colleges of Technology, Science, and Engineering
- Become acclimated to campus
- Establish a beneficial network of students and professors
Register now or continue reading for more information.
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There are multiple benefits to your participation in this program including:
- Experience college life before it counts toward your GPA
- Start your freshman year with the confidence that comes from already knowing some of the important material
- Have a chance at earning additional scholarship aid (including a $2,000 scholarship for highest performing Technology student at the camp)
During your five week attendance in the program, you will take classes in the subjects of (but not limited to):
- Group Project
- Technology courses and labs
- Time Management
In addition, since college isn’t all work, you will engage in various recreational opportunities throughout the program.
June 30 - Aug 2, 2013
- Register online. If you are admitted to the program you will be contacted by the college and directed to Purdue Conferences for payment.
- Registration to the program is limited to the first 20 students.
- Deadline is June 21, 2013.
Participants may check in on Sunday, June 30, 2013 between 1:30 and 3 pm in Earhart Hall. Please allow ample travel time as the program will begin promptly at 3 pm Eastern Daylight Time.
Thanks to a grant from the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) and corporate sponsors there is a minimal cost for the ABC program.
- If you register by May 1, cost is $500
- If you register after May 1, cost is $750
- In addition, you will need to purchase textbooks and supplies for class.
Students with a strong desire to attend the program, but who lack financial means, should contact Toni Munguia, director of the Technology Diversity Program, at (765) 494-7522 or email: email@example.com. Scholarships are available.
STOP (Science Technology Opportunity Program) Admitted Students Reception
Indianapolis Reception is March 11, at the Eagle Branch at 3325 Lowry Road in INDY. 5:30 p.m.
Chicago Reception is March 13, at the BEST WESTERN in Oak Forest- 4375 Frontage Rd.
North West Indiana Reception: March 14, at 6:00 at the Purdue University – Calumet at the UVII - University Village( 2nd building), 2440 173th St., Hammond, IN 46323
To register for either one of these events go to: http://www.tfaforms.com/23452