Session 1: Aug 14 - Sept 8
Session 2: Sept 11 - Oct 6
In this program, high school students will have the opportunity to learn directly from professionals about a wide range of career options. They'll hear about the education requirements, typical college majors that lead to that career, and get an inside glimpse of what a day in the life in each career looks like. Students will also learn how to research other careers on their own.
Summer Start Dates:
June 15th, July 1st, July 15th, and August 1st
Select the start date that works best for you. If you'd like to start at a different time, email us and we'll set that up!
Our flagship program. Meet doctors and medical students, explore medical specialties and the med school application process, conduct a research program with our trained instructors. Virtual shadowing and case studies led by medical experts.
July 12-August 3.
Core lectures: Wednesdays for one hour at 5 PM Pacific (8 PM Eastern)
Guest Lectures: Thursdays for one hour at 5 PM Pacific (8 PM Eastern)
With a focus on addressing climate challenges: This class will help you understand how engineers work to help solve some of humanity’s biggest challenges. We’ll cover some of the main disciplines and industry fields in which engineers work, and give some pointers on how to plan your academic life to set yourself up for success.
- Each expert will discuss their career path, share advice on college admissions and high school course and extracurricular selection, and answer questions.
- Note: All Zoom sessions are recorded so you can watch them asynchronously if you’re unable to attend live.
Attend optional weekly office hours via Zoom to ask questions and work with Ratio 21’s team of instructors and experts.
You’ll be invited to a Slack chatroom where you can interact with other students and the Ratio 21 team. We believe that peer-to-peer interaction is key to learning.}
Technology enables flexibility. We offer day and night programming, as well as recorded sessions, to accommodate busy schedules and students from around the world. Note: the final schedules will be released in April.
Ratio 21 helped me decide to pursue environmental science and sustainability as my major at UCLA. It was really beneficial for me to have my mentor, Jordan, guiding me throughout my entire college application process and into my freshman year.
I loved learning about the actual inventions people created. Anton’s inventions were really cool and I was super interested in them. I liked Anton’s point on how an idea should be a toy, not a game because you need other people to help you fully flesh out an idea.
Before this program, I had never had medical students share advice on the process of applying for medical school, residency and after. Some of the activities the visitors did with us required us to put ourselves in the shoes of a doctor, and these experiences really contributed to me assuring myself that I do truly want to go into the medical field.
I loved the Ratio 21 pre-med program. I was intrigued to meet different doctors and their lifestyles. The flexible, asynchronous schedule for meetings was the best choice, and really made this program worthwhile. The final research project was another awesome way to go in-depth into a specialty of our choice. I would highly recommend it.
Ratio 21 Medical Bootcamp was life changing and really gave me a better look into the medical field. I learned so much and the case studies were so interesting and inspirational to me because I knew that was what I wanted to be part of. I loved talking to real professionals.
I highly recommend this course for high school students to learn more about what it's like to pursue a career in medicine. It is a long path but a very rewarding career, so knowing if this is something that might interest you early on will give you a great head start in college.
I wish I had this opportunity in high school! So much of what I knew about medicine was through chance encounters with doctors and sporadic shadowing opportunities. I wish I had access to a structured summer program like this as an intro to the field.