Please note: The application deadline for the 2016 Summer Challenge program has passed and we are no longer accepting applications for the program.

Engage your passions and discover new ones—all while experiencing college life.

Summer 2016 Sessions

Session 1

June 19 – July 1

Session 2

July 10 – July 22

Session 3

July 24 – August 5

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Take Your Summer to the Next Level

Get a taste of college life while challenging yourself academically through our two-week residential summer program for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

As a Summer Challenge student, you can choose any two of our nineteen seminars designed to expand your academic horizons. Take part in lectures, discussions, individual and group work, and project-based assignments, even field trips. Our intimate class sizes give you the opportunity to receive individual attention from our experienced team of college instructors.

Summer Challenge students can also expect to gain insight into the college application process through our college admissions workshop.

Learn about Summer Challenge seminars

The Big Picture

Listen to what past students have to say about the academic and social rewards of the Summer Challenge program, and their feelings about a summer spent in Boston.