2019 Summer College Bridge Application Instructions

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Qualifications:

Applicants to The University of Chicago College Bridge program:

  1. must attend a high school in the Chicago Public School system
  2. must maintain a 3.6 un-weighted GPA,
  3. must have earned a grade of B or higher in all high school courses in the subject area requested for study at UChicago,
  4. must have maintained a 95% attendance rate;
  5. in some cases, must be taking the most advanced courses possible at your high school in the subject you wish to study (or something similar to it). Pay close attention to any prerequisites mentioned in the course listings.

Application Instructions:

  1. Complete and submit the application and the short answer and essay questions by April 12, 2019.
  2. In the online application please choose Application Round 2019, then Non-Degree Credit, then College Bridge and once your application opens, choose a start quarter of Summer.
  3. Request a letter of recommendation from your Guidance Counselor. We strongly suggest that you ask for your letters of recommendations as soon as possible. Your recommender will receive an email with the online recommendation form once you have submitted your recommendation request. This can and should be done prior to submitting your application in order to give your recommender adequate time to complete the form and letter.
  4. Request a letter of recommendation from a teacher who has taught you in the subject area you are requesting for your course at UChicago. We strongly suggest that you ask for your letters of recommendations as soon as possible. Your recommender will receive an email with the online recommendation form once you have submitted your recommendation request. This can and should be done prior to submitting your application in order to give your recommender adequate time to complete the form and letter.
  5. Please be aware that interviews for the Summer College Bridge Program will fall during CPS Spring Break, so please plan accordingly.

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Due Date: April 12, 2019

Questions?

Please call Mitchell Catalano at 773.834.4105 or send an email through the Contact College Bridge tab on the left.