Yale University has announced the dates for their fall Splash and Sprout High School Outreach programs. Wondering what Splash is? Check out my previous post, Splashing into Fall.
Yale Splash, for students in grades 7 - 12 , will be held on November 11, 2017. The catalog of classes has not been uploaded yet, but you can check out the spring catalog to get an idea of what classes have been held in the past. The cost of the program is $20, including lunch, full need-based financial aid is available.
Yale Sprout, for students in grades 9 - 12, will be held three consecutive weekends, attendance for all three weeks in mandatory - September 30, October 7 and October 14th. The cost of the program is $45, including lunch; full need-based financial aid is available.
Wondering what the difference is between Splash and Sprout? Splash classes are held over one day, Sprout is held over three days, allowing students to delve deeper into their topics. This years course catalog has not been released yet, but to get an idea of what type of courses might be available, check out last session's classes.
Keep up to date as more New England Splash Programs dates are release check back on my Students - Splash page.
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Yale Splash is one of the larger SPLASH programs in New England. (If you are wondering what SPLASH is, check out my "SPLASHing Into Fall" post from last fall). This year they are making a few changes to the program. First, they will be reserving some spots from each class that will be distributed through a lottery system. Classes tend to fill up fast, so this gives everyone a chance to try to get a spot in a class that is highly desired by the student. The program fee for Yale SPLASH is $20 per student (lunch included).
Secondly, there will be a new parent program which will include lectures from Yale Professors, talks by admissions officers, campus tours and sample SPLASH classes. There will be a fee of $15 for one parent ticket and $25 for two.
Don't let financial concerns deter you, almost all SPLASH programs offer the opportunity for need-based financial aid. Yale SPLASH will have financial aid applications available.
Yale SPLASH will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Registration will open on March 8, 2017. Check out the dates for other New England SPLASH dates under the Student tab of our website.
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