Pre-College Programs

Atlanta, Georgia | How to Apply

Location-Based Program

Program Dates:

One-Week Session
Sunday, July 16 – Saturday, July 22, 2017

Language of Instruction:



For students completing grades 10-12 by June 2017, with a minimum age of 16 by the start of the program. An introductory biology or anatomy course will be advantageous to students, but not required. Students who do not have a strong biology background are encouraged to email the instructor a week before class begins to acquire extra reading material to enhance their scientific foundation.

Fees: $3,066

Passport/Visa Requirement:

A passport is required. US and EU citizens do not require a visa.

Application deadline: Friday, April 7, 2017.

Admission Criteria

Prospective students must apply for admission. When evaluating applications, the Admissions Review Committee looks for academic excellence, intellectual curiosity, social maturity, self-motivation and a readiness for participation in an independent academic environment.

Please note:

A Complete Application Consists of 4 Items:

  1. A Completed Application Form submitted through the Student Portal through the student portal which is offline until December 2017
    Parents and Students: Please be sure to create only one Account per applicant.
    Your application provides basic information about you. In addition, students should be prepared to write an essay telling us what you hope to learn in the program to which you are applying; why this is of interest to you; what contributions you hope to make; and any further information you want to convey to us.
  2. A Non-refundable Application Fee (payable securely by credit card within the Student Portal)
    One application fee per application submitted
    Before 3/1/2017: $50
    3/1/2017 to 4/30/2017: $75
    5/1/2017 and after: $100
  3. An Academic Transcript
    Applicants must submit a transcript that contains grades for current academic term and at least TWO previous academic years. Transcript submissions must include an explanation of the scoring system in English. Applicants will be emailed a link to upload their transcripts upon application submission.
  4. A Teacher Recommendation
    Within the application applicants must submit the name and email address of a teacher who can attest to the applicant’s capabilities in a classroom setting. An email will be sent to the recommender to provide feedback to the Admission Review Committee.

    Please note: In some cases, additional application materials may be requested. Additional materials may include transcripts, essays, or teacher recommendations.

Notification of Admission Decision

Applicants will be notified by email to log into their Student Portal to view their admission decision once it has been made. Admission decisions are usually made within 10 business days of receipt of a complete application.

Confirming Attendance with a Program Deposit

Accepted students must confirm their attendance by submitting a $300 non-refundable program deposit. Students attending more than one program must submit a $300 non-refundable deposit for each program. Students will not be able to enroll in courses until a program deposit is received.


Student and parents are encouraged to review our Policies page to learn about important payment deadlines, refunds, code of conduct, and more.

Important Information for International Students

Learn about English language proficiency requirements, Immigration Guidelines, Deadlines for Submitting Documentation, How to Apply for a Visa, and more on our International Students page »