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    Hampshire College: Summer Studies in Mathematics

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: Six Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: Mathematics
    • Selective: No
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
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    Overview

    HCSSiM is an intensive six-week encounter with college-level mathematics for talented and highly motivated high school students. It is demanding and expanding. Participants spend a major portion of each day actively engaged in doing mathematics (not simply learning the results of mathematics).

    The daily schedule includes 4 hours of morning classes (Mon-Sat), the pre-supper Prime Time Theorem, and evening problem sessions. Afternoons are devoted to reading, rest, recreation, occasional trips to town, and informal study. Participants have unparalleled access to faculty members in classrooms, at meals, and in the program dorm. Productive collaborations continue long after the program, and many lifelong friendships are forged.

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