Schedule and Registration Details

Sample Schedule

Week 1: Exploring your Interests & Soft Skill Building
Day 1 What characterizes STEAM careers?
Examining our own interests and career values.
Day 2 Skills for STEAM careers.
Leadership & Critical Thinking Workshop.
Week 2: Preparing for the US Study
Day 3 Introduction to US Higher institutions & UW-Madison Admissions presentation
UW-Madison Writing Center – preparing a strong personal statement
Day 4 Virtual UW-Madison Campus Tour
Virtual campus tour to Madison College and Marquette University
Week 3: Experiences from the STEAM Field
Day 5 STEAM career pathways & career trends and Career Development Center presentation
STEAM field guest speaker
Day 6 STEAM opportunities and the academic track at UW-Madison
STEAM field guest speaker
Week 4: The International Student Experience in STEAM
Day 7 STEAM international student guest speaker
Q&A International student experience
Day 8 Student Final Presentations
Closing Reception

Program Dates & Registration Deadlines

Program Dates Registration Deadline
Summer 1: 
July 8 – July 31, 2024
Monday & Wednesday
7 – 9:30 AM CT
June 1, 2024
Summer 2: 
July 30 – August 22, 2024
Tuesday & Thursday
5 – 7:30 PM CT
June 1, 2024

Program Cost: $490

Refund Policy: A full refund, minus a $75 nonrefundable administration fee, will be issued anytime between registration, and up to 5 business days prior to the program starting. Students dismissed for disciplinary reasons are not eligible for any refund. Students voluntarily leaving while the program is in session are not eligible for any refund.

All requests for refunds must be received in writing to info@precollege.wisc.edu. Refunds may take up to eight weeks to process, starting from the time a written request is received by Badger Precollege.

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