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Educational Options: Summer Programs
, Grade Level: High School
, Support: Mentoring
||UConn Mentor Connection (Storrs, CT)
||The Neag Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development
||This summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors is located at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. and runs in July of each year. It is been designed to provide students with opportunities to participate in creative projects and investigations under the supervision of university mentors.
||Contributed by: Parent on 3/24/2007
Though my son had taken college courses before, Mentor Connection was his first taste of residential college life. He specialized in creative writing and came home with a portfolio that knocked our socks off! The UConn professor encouraged our son to stretch himself and the small group dynamics made it easy for this shy kid to get plenty of instructor interaction.
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