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Peer Mentor Application 
Please complete the Peer Mentor Application and return to First Year Programs. Due date is Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Tentative Interviews on will being on Thursday, May 7, 2015.
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The Freshman Scholars Summer Academy


Jump-Start Your College Career!

The Freshman Scholars Summer Academy is a five week intensive academic program designed to give high school graduates an introduction to the college experience and increase their chances of academic success.

The academy helps jump-start your college career by:

  • Refreshing arithmetic skills; improving critical thinking and problem solving abilities; and learning math tips for success along with tips for conquering math test anxiety in our Math 110 course.
  • Improving grammar and mechanics; learning the college writing process; and understanding the demands of academic writing through lessons on expository writing and basic research skills in our English 110 course.
  • Attending academic workshops on information literacy and technology training; understanding learning styles, study skills, time management, emotional health and self esteem.
  • Working with reading and literacy coaches who will teach techniques for getting the most out of your reading materials; and learning the best methods for studying for college courses and how to improve memory and study skills.

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COST: $3,500 (cost covers room, board, classes, and all textbooks)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 15, 2013
Applications that are received by June 15, 2013 will be eligible to receive a $1,000 Scholarship!

For more information, please contact First Year Programs at 919.546.8384 or 919.582.3760, or via email at  freshmanacademy@shawu.edu.

Why Attend?

Participating students will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain early exposure to college life.
  • Reside on campus in living and learning community residential halls.
  • Earn up to six credit hours toward your degree.
  • Become familiar with campus services and programs.
  • Participate in community service and off campus activities.
  • Work with peer and staff mentors.
  • Connect with Shaw University faculty and staff.
  • Build a network of support.
  • Receive personalized academic advising and career counseling.
  • Attend skill building academic workshops.
  • Improve your chances of success. 

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JUNE 15, 2013