We have always been advocates of coursework that is rigorous and prepares high school students for their post-secondary education. Our programming has and continues to be centered on innovative strategies and content to increase the college readiness of students.
C3: Content ♦ College ♦ Career - This four-day high school student enrichment program is designed for rising juniors and seniors who are interested in exploring new topics, communications and college readiness.
Destination College - Destination College is a one-day college readiness event designed to navigate rising high school juniors on their pathway to college. Juniors will be given the chance to ask questions about college admissions, be introduced to the financial aid process and learn about the realities of college life from currently enrolled college students. Students will get a jump start on their senior year as they prepare for college, their careers and their futures.
Destination Graduation - At this one-day event to educate 8th graders in middle school, students will attend sessions that will prepare them for college readiness as they begin planning for their high school careers.
Generation College - Generation College is designed to support the educational aspirations of current and future first generation college students.
Rice for High School Students - This summer program allows rising juniors and seniors to take part in college-level for-credit classes at Rice University.
Rockets AP Exam Prep - This one-day event is a collaborative effort between Rice University and the Houston Rockets to help Houston-area students prepare for their AP exams.
STARTALK Chinese Student Enrichment Program - This summer program has a mission is to increase the number of Americans learning, speaking and teaching foreign languages by offering K-16 students and teachers creative and engaging language education and teacher development programs.
Summer Bridge - The summer bridge program offers a two-week program in Algebra Readiness and Communications (writing, critical reading, public speaking).