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Summer Opportunities

The College offers a number of summer programs designed to help high school students learn more about the college experience, receive assistance with the college admissions process and prepare for college success.


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Advance College Experience (ACE)

ACE, providing college-level courses for highly motivated high school students, is your opportunity to get a head start on college. Meet like-minded students from diverse backgrounds, explore career or personal interests, and take advantage of this great opportunity to earn college credits. Check it out.

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TRIO Upward Bound Summer Program

The TRIO Upward Bound eight-week summer program provides students from specified Philadelphia high schools with academic instruction in math, science, English, foreign languages and an elective. Students will participate in life skills training and workshops, and go on weekly cultural trips and college visits, including an overnight trip. Students receive a small stipend for their participation in the summer program.

Learn more about TRIO Upward Bound