College Bridge at the University of Chicago

College Bridge at the University of Chicago College Bridge at UChicago is an exciting opportunity for advanced high school students from the Chicago Public School system to challenge themselves by enrolling in a rigorous university course, fully funded by the UChicago Office of Civic Engagement.

College Bridge consists of two programs: Academic Year Bridge and Summer Bridge. Eligible students can apply to either program or both programs. Courses available range from biology to history to the humanities. Subjects open to Bridge students vary depending on the courses offered for the quarter and student preparedness. Applications for the 2014-15 Academic Year Bridge program are open now! For access to the application, essay prompts, and more information, please visit https://collegebridge.uchicago.edu/page/2014-15-application-online Applicants to The University of Chicago College Bridge program: 1. Must maintain a 3.6 un-weighted GPA, 2. Must have earned a grade of B or higher in all high school courses in the subject area requested for study at UChicago, 3. Must have completed the highest level offered at your high school (usually AP) in the subject area requested for study at UChicago, 4. Must have maintained a 95% attendance rate; and 5. Must attend a high school in the Chicago Public School system. For more information about the Academic Year Bridge program, visit https://collegebridge.uchicago.edu/academic-year-bridge The application for the Summer 2015 Bridge program will become available in February 2015. For more information about the Summer Bridge program, visit https://collegebridge.uchicago.edu/summer-bridge Current students at the University of Chicago may get involved as well! Each high school student will be paired with a UChicago student mentor. The role of the mentor is to help Bridge students adjust to the university environment, academically and socially. Mentors play a large part in helping shape the Bridge student's experiences at UChicago, from tutoring to giving advice on college life. The mentor position is one year long, with the possibility of extending to a second or third year. You are required to be at UChicago for all three quarters in order to participate in the program. For access to the mentor application for 2014-15 (Deadline: August 22, 2013) please visit https://collegebridge.uchicago.edu/content/bridge-mentor-application-2014-2015

Mission: To provide students with a head start in college preparation, increase their confidence in the college experience, and foster a positive relationship of learning between the University of Chicago and the surrounding areas.

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Apply to be a mentor with UChicago College Bridge!All rising 2nd, 3rd and 4th year university students are welcome to ap...
08/17/2015
Bridge Mentor Application 2015-2016 | College Bridge Program | The University of Chicago

Apply to be a mentor with UChicago College Bridge!
All rising 2nd, 3rd and 4th year university students are welcome to apply.
For more information and the online application, visit:
https://collegebridge.uchicago.edu/content/bridge-mentor-application-2015-2016
Deadline is Friday, August 21, 2015

Priority Deadline: Monday, June 15, 2015 Regular Deadline: Friday, August 21, 2015 College Bridge at the University of Chicago is a program that provides the opportunity for advanced high school students in a Chicago Public School to take classes at the University of Chicago. During the academic yea…

Thanks for an awesome year! Here are some pictures from our end-of-year picnic and reunion. It was great seeing everyone...
06/08/2014

Thanks for an awesome year! Here are some pictures from our end-of-year picnic and reunion. It was great seeing everyone again!

Bridge watches amazing young poets perform at the finals of #LTAB2014
03/17/2014

Bridge watches amazing young poets perform at the finals of #LTAB2014

College Bridge at the University of Chicago's cover photo
01/07/2014

College Bridge at the University of Chicago's cover photo

Bridge watches An Iliad at Court Theatre!
11/27/2013

Bridge watches An Iliad at Court Theatre!

Homecoming!(silly version)
10/29/2013

Homecoming!(silly version)

07/24/2013
2013-2014 Academic Year College Bridge Application | College Bridge Program | The University of...

The deadline for College Bridge 2013-14 applications is fast approaching! Fill out your application by August 2!

Qualifications:Applicants to The University of Chicago College Bridge program: must maintain a 3.6 un-weighted GPA, must have earned a grade of B or higher in all high school courses in the subject area requested for study at UChicago, must have completed the highest level offered at your high schoo...

Dim Sum in Chinatown December 2012
07/11/2013

Dim Sum in Chinatown December 2012

Kenwood AP Physics Boat Race
07/11/2013

Kenwood AP Physics Boat Race

College Bridge at the University of Chicago's cover photo
06/24/2013

College Bridge at the University of Chicago's cover photo

Picnic at the Point
06/24/2013

Picnic at the Point

Summer Bridge Orientation 2013
06/24/2013

Summer Bridge Orientation 2013

Kenwood Academy High School Graduation
06/24/2013

Kenwood Academy High School Graduation

Ice Skating on the Midway
06/24/2013

Ice Skating on the Midway

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