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As a parent, I have never seen my son so enthused. He was grinning from ear to ear, and could not wait to talk about what he had learned.
– Poway, CA
Our daughters Academic Connections experience was a great success and a wonderful introduction to college.
– La Canada Flintridge, CA
This is the best thing we can do for our children, prepare them for college.
– La Jolla, CA
The program turned out to be everything I hoped it would be!
– Las Vegas, NV
My son loved the whole relatively independent college environment. He was relieved to know that students are more accepting of others when they are given the opportunity to break free of their high school ways. He appears more confident and can hardly wait for college.
– Palo Alto, CA
Our daughter came home very excited about her dorm living, new friends and Marine Biology, a great opportunity for our high school student to have a college experience in a safe and nurturing environment. Thanks!
– Chicago, IL
Our son said he a had a great time and pronounced this summer was the best of his life, in no small part due to this program.
– Bakersfield, CA
Our daughter had a genuine college experience and she liked it a lot! UCSD is at the top of her list of college applications. The only downside, she wasn't enthusiastic about returning to two more years of high school.
– Sacramento, CA

Student Comments

Our RA was funny, caring, concerned and understanding. Everyone in our suite thought we had the best RA ever.
– Poway, CA
The course I took will shape my future educational decisions. I met a lot of interesting people from all over the country and learned a lot about philosophy and life outside of my home state.
– Hays, KS
The residential life at Academic Connections was fabulous. I loved each and every minute. Everyone was so nice and fun loving, it made the program that much more enjoyable.
– Irvine, CA
Lots of fun activities, always something to do with great people. I loved every minute.
– Oxnard, CA
It was great fun and challenged me. Now I know what to expect when I head off to college next year. It was a wonderful experience.
– Fallbrook, CA
By the end of Academic Connections my mind was spinning - in a good way.
– Chadsworth, CA
Academic Connections was a awesome program and I loved it. I had a lot of fun and learned a lot, I wish I could come back next year.
– Seattle, WA
Great Class! Teachers were extremely knowledgeable, helpful, and enthusiastic. I now have a better understanding and greater interest in cancer research.
– San Marino, CA
Academics were amazing, enjoyed every minute, interesting lectures, challenged and encouraged, enjoyable and exciting.
– Redding, CA
Overall great experience, my parents got what they paid for!
– Berkeley, CA
Positive experience learned a lot of new things.
– Cupertino, CA
Learned a lot and had a blast, now planning on attending to UCSD Fall 2009.
– Los Angeles, CA
Classes fun and interesting, really good labs.
– Walnut, CA