Blueprint @ Lehigh Meet Your Program Director!

Vicki is returning for her second summer with Blueprint at Lehigh after a fantastic 2013. We couldn’t be happier that she’ll be leading the program and know you’re going to love her!

About Vicki Raab | Educator, Athlete, Traveler, Adventurer

Vicki holds a B.A. in History, with a minor in Psychology and Education from Rutgers University, Douglass College. She also received her M.Ed. degree in Social Studies Education by completing a five-year program in the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University.

Currently, Vicki is in her third year teaching U.S. History, Sociology, and Anthropology at West Morris Central High School in Chester, New Jersey.  She is also an advisor for the Future Educators Club and an assistant coach of the field hockey team (and is so proud of her Wolfpack State Champions!)


Vicki in action leading a class!

Vicki in action leading a class!

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Pre-College Creative Writing Summer Camp

This summer we’re very excited that our pre-college program at UVA in creative writing is being led by Tawni Auxier!

Tawni playing Miss Maudie

Tawni playing Miss Maudie

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UCLA Pre-College Psychology Instructor: About Cait Sleight

Get excited about UCLA because your pre-college summer program is led by Cait Sleight! Cait earned her B.A. in Psychology with a Research Concentration Track and specialization in Neuroscience at the University of Connecticut. After graduation, she traded her country living for a city life in Manhattan, working at Columbia University Medical Center in the Psychiatry Department.


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Why Blueprint Pre-College Summer Programs

We love talking with you and a dozen times a day we get calls from parents asking about Blueprint pre-college summer programs.

Is a class full? What is supervision like? Should I stay for 1 week or 2? All valid questions, but our all time favorite question is: Why Blueprint?

This is our favorite question because it means you’re getting to know us and we want all of our families to make sure that Blueprint is the best pre-college summer program for their student.

You only have so many summers left until college and you have to spend them wisely.

For a quick and simple way to learn about Blueprint, please watch the video!

Pre-college Creative Writing at GW

We hope you can join Blueprint at GW for this awesome pre-college program. This summer let Curtis lead you through everything from poetry to micro-fiction. See his bio below this  pre-college creative writing course is the place to be!

Curtis Perdue | Teacher, Poet, Editor, Surfer

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Notes from the Nurse: OTC/Emergency Medications

Health is Important During Summer Pre-College Programs

At Blueprint, our number one priority is the safety of all students enrolled in our pre-college programs. We want to ensure a wonderful experience and keeping everyone healthy and feeling good is a key factor to doing so. Though some students have daily medications, even more students have medications, both prescriptions and over the counter meds, that they take on an as needed basis.

It is very important that all medications be in their original packaging with written instructions or a doctor’s prescription for use.

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What Alumni are Saying about Blueprint Pre-College Summer Programs

Top 5 Quotes From Parents and Students

A lot of people mash up the terms pre-college summer programs or summer programs for high school students, but for the most part they are one in the same. If you’re a guidance counselor, most likely you’re going to use the term “pre-college summer program.”

So today I wanted to share my favorite quotes from parents and students who learned what a Blueprint pre-college summer program is all about last summer. Maybe their words will help you figure out is a summer program is right for your high school student.

OK, Here we go!

1. I wasn’t sure about sending my son to a summer college. Many programs are at large universities and I was concerned that he would not be actively involved in the program. The Blueprint staff were so welcoming and made it easy for my son to feel part of the group and the small size of the program made the experience very personal for him. 2013 Parent

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Pre-College Creative Writing

About Mae Ramirez | Writer, Educator, Performer, and Creative Activist

ramirez01Mae Ramirez holds an MFA in Creative Writing and a BA in English Education from California State University, Long Beach. She has designed and led writing workshops at high schools and colleges across Southern California and co-found ¡DUENDE! Long Beach, a grassroots community arts organization that provides creative programming and mentoring for youth.

She was a member of CSULB’s nationally-competing Slam Poetry team, and in July of 2012, she mentored and coached the Long Beach Youth Slam Poetry team as they participated in the week-long Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Festival in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Still Deciding on Summer Plans? [email protected] is still enrolling!

Take advantage of this limited offer! Only 2 spots available at this price.

Use code TUFTSSAVE300 for $300 off a 1-week program or TUFTSSAVE600 for $600 off a 2-week pre-college program at Tufts University this summer.

Get Excited About College With Blueprint's Pre-College Programs

We want to help you make the most of your high school student’s summer by preparing them for college and experiencing life on a college campus. Blueprint’s pre-college summer program at Tufts University begins July 12, with options for 1 or 2 week sessions.

Personal, innovative and fun pre-college programs.


Why Blueprint?

Blueprint goes above and beyond other pre-college programs! Our goal is to help students prepare for life on campus through innovative course offerings and specialized pre-college curriculum. While learning about college admissions and academics, students can explore potential careers and college majors in a fun, relaxed environment. With no tests to study for or essays to write, high school students are able to focus on getting the most out of their time on campus without the stress of academic exams and homework. Read more

Psychology Camp: Pre-College Psychology @ UCLA

Ronnie LaGro : Food Lover, Runner, Ultimate Frisbee-er, Pre-College Psychology Instructor!


Rocking the Free Shades

Ronnie earned his Bachelor’s in Psychology in 2006. Following his desire to help those in need, Ronnie volunteered full-time in Chicago and New York serving homeless people.

After becoming a diehard fan of Chicago-style hot dogs (has to be Vienna Beef!) and Giordano’s Chicago-style pizza, Ronnie worked professionally with developmentally disabled youth, with foster youth, and at a locked psychiatric hospital. All these experiences spurred him on to pursue a Master of Social Work at the University of Southern California. He just completed his first year at USC and after earning his degree, Ronnie hopes to become a counselor for youth and young adults.

Learn more about Blueprint’s pre-college psychology program at UCLA!

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