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Boston College Experience

Boston College Math Experience

for rising high school juniors and seniors

Students solve a problem together on a chalkboard

Program Description

This engaging and creative program is designed to challenge high school students with a strong interest in and talent for mathematics.

Students in this program will participate in math courses that are focused on topics outside of what is typically covered in a high school setting but does not require a background in Calculus. Under the guidance and instruction of faculty from the Mathematics Department and supported by graduate students in the field, students will have the opportunity to learn and explore a variety of problem solving skills. Their classroom experience will be supplemented with a Math workshop with an emphasis on collaborative problem solving. Students will also have access to supported evening study sessions.

Candidates should be able to complete pre-calculus level work and the teacher recommendation from a Math department teacher at your school should mention if you have any experience with writing proofs.  Students without experience in writing proofs are still eligible for the program.

Once admitted into the program, Boston College math faculty will provide guidance to students on appropriate courses to take based on application criteria.

Excursions in Advanced Math (MATH100501)

Second Course Determined by student. Please check your registration to make sure course appears on your schedule. 

 

Click here to learn how to apply

A Day in the Life...

8 am - Breakfast

9 am - Class

12 pm - Lunch and social time

1 pm - Homework/ complete problem sets

2 pm - University Tour

4 pm - Go to the gym or pool

5:30 pm - Dinner

7:00 pm - Movie Night

Program Dates: Coming Soon

Eligibility:  Students entering grades 11 & 12

Application Requirements found here

Application Deadlines in 2018: 

February 1,  March 1, and April 1

Program Costs Coming Soon