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Pre-College Programs

A pre-college program at Bentley University provides rising high school juniors and seniors with a taste of college academics and offers a chance to experience residential life and explore a university community. By immersing themselves in a rigorous yet supportive learning environment, students can gain valuable insights into their academic interests and career aspirations. Students develop meaningful friendships and form connections with like-minded peers from diverse backgrounds. 

The programs allow students to build essential skills, expand their networks, and enhance their college applications, setting them on a path toward future success. Bentley offers three pre-college programs: Wall Street 101, Analytics Academy and Business of Health Innovation, all taught by Bentley professors. 

Wall Street 101

This program is for students interested in global finance and investing, including stocks, bonds, currencies and commodities. The sessions introduce students to the art and science of trading, investing, and managing a portfolio. In small classes, students participate in lectures, case analyses, interactive trading simulations and presentations by Wall Street professionals.


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Analytics Academy

Explore the power of data and learn ideas and perspectives involved in data sciences, hear from guest speakers and complete a capstone project where you’ll put your new skills into action. The program aims to introduce high school students to data science, with an emphasis on creating a fun and positive experience.


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Business of Health Innovation

Technologies make people and populations better from medical devices, biotechnology, digital health, design and more. Students will learn about the business of health, the wellness industry, health behaviors at an individual level and how sustainable products can optimize health for people and the planet.


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SessionDatesPrograms Offered
AJune 17 to June 21Wall Street 101
BJune 24 to June 28Analytics Academy; Wall Street 101
CJuly 1 to July 5Wall Street 101
DJuly 8 to July 12Wall Street 101
EJuly 15 to July 19Wall Street 101
FJuly 22 to July 26Analytics Academy;  Business of Health Innovation

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