Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.

Excel Program

Event Date: 
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 7:45a.m. to Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 4:00p.m.

Event Description: Excel Program – July 10 – 25

Selected students only (approximately 50 students)

If an invited student is selected to participate in the Excel program, it is a MANDATORY two-week summer residential experience prior to beginning their sophomore year at the Academy. Excel is designed to improve a student’s academic skills in math, science and English and to assist in making the transition from home to the IMSA community. Students are selected for the program by the Admissions Selection Committee or by the Math Team and the Coordinator of Academic Support based on placement test results. Self-nomination to Excel is not permitted. Acceptance to the Academy is Conditional for those selected for EXCEL. All Accepted students who are selected for EXCEL must satisfactorily complete (pass all coursework) in order to enroll in the Academy for the school year. Information for those selected to participate in Excel will be sent mid-June.

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