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Florida International University
Miami, FL

The Honors College Pre-Collegiate Institute
The Honors College Pre-Collegiate Summer Institute at Florida International University offers you the exciting opportunity to attend college classes during the summer prior to your senior year in high school. Acceptance into the Institute includes a scholarship covering tuition, registration fees, and textbooks, and may enable you to graduate from college in fewer than four years.<br><br><br><br>Successful completion of courses taken at the Institute will guarantee your priority consideration for admission into The Honors College. While you are completing your senior year, you will be invited to Honors College functions, including seminars, lectures, and other special events.<br><br><br><br>The Honors College Pre-Collegiate Summer Institute is highly competitive. A limited number of academically talented students are accepted annually into the program. All students take one class together: Modes of Inquiry, ENG 2001. This course provides an introduction to the diverse ways in which people and groups view the world, and the different means of investigating those views.<br><br><br><br>Students also select a second course from virtually any area appropriate to their interests and needs. Any credits earned may count toward graduation from FIU and may be transferred to other universities. If you desire, and your high school allows, these courses may also count as credit toward high school graduation.

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Students who successfully complete the Institute will receive a tuition and book scholarship.

Application Deadline:
Application deadline is March 24th, 2006. In order to be eligible for admission into The Honors College Pre-Collegiate Summer Institute students must:
--have an SAT score of at least 1100 (or 1100 PSAT) â?" (Math and Verbal combined)
--have completed 11th grade prior to the beginning of the Summer term
--be a resident of Florida. and
--have a minimum weighted cumulative grade point average of 3.5

Program Dates:
June 28th, 2006 - August 12th, 2006


For more information, contact:
Sharon Placide
Director, Academic Support Services
The Honors College
DM 233
Florida International University
Miami, Florida 33199
Office:(305) 348-4100
Fax: (305) 348-2118


Anneke Greenaway
Admissions Counselor
phone: 305-348-3664
fax: 305-348-3648

*last updated 1/31/2006


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