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What Life Skills Can Engineering Teach High School Students?

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Nov 25, 2019 2:02:00 PM

Attending a STEM summer camp during high school can certainly be beneficial for a student interested in pursuing Engineering as a career or looking to prepare for college. However, there are a lot of other important skills high school students can learn through Engineering as well. Engineering is a broad topic that can include careers as diverse as designing airplane engines to supervising a bridge construction. However, many of the underlying skills required for this broad discipline are similar, such as the reliance on advanced mathematics and statistics.

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs

Psychology Summer Class For High School Students

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Nov 5, 2019 1:19:00 PM

Psychology at Enrichment

Does the name Pavlov ring a bell? Do you own a pair of Freudian slippers? Are you a people watcher? Do you find yourself wondering why people behave the way they do? Do you like to figure out what makes people tick? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then maybe a summer psychology class is for you!

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs

Jumpstart a Career or Lifelong Passion in Filmmaking

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Oct 28, 2019 10:44:00 AM

Are you a film buff? Do you find yourself trying to make personal or Instagram videos with beautiful cinematography? Do you dream of shooting with the stars or directing a major motion event? If so, you may want to consider learning more about the art and science of making a film. The best part about filmmaking is the more you learn about it, the more you love it. This blog outlines ways you can learn more about the filmmaking process which can lead to a lifelong passion, whether or not you opt to turn it into a career.

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs

How Robotics Can Prepare You for a Career in Engineering

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Oct 24, 2019 2:20:00 PM

Robots are fun – pure and simple. Playing with them can be a blast, but we think designing and building something takes the cake. If robotics is one of your hobbies, you are probably aware of the patience required, the sense of pride and satisfaction when things are going well, the frustration when they aren’t and the fact that you love it enough to keep coming back for more.

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs

The Benefits of Learning Economics and Finance in High School

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Oct 16, 2019 10:03:00 AM

If you are interested in pursuing a career in economics or finance, we probably don’t need to sell you on the idea that learning about economics is important – in your case, it is indispensable.

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs

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