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The LSP Summer Experience

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During the summer experience, LSP students participate in courses, workshops, and community building activities to support the academic and social transition to Stanford.  This year, LSP is excited to offer two summer program options, an on-campus residential program and off-campus virtual program.  The virtual program specifically supports students who need more flexibility due to other commitments.  See the comparison between the two programs below!

Compare LSP Residential and LSP Virtual

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Program LSP Residential LSP Virtual

Dates

August 6th - September 4th 2022

June 27th - July 29th, 2022

 

September 17th - September 20th 2022 (in-person)

Program Size

90 students

20 students

Classes Offered

All students will take two courses 1) a research project course and 2) a writing, math problem-solving, or chem problem-solving course.

All students will take a synchronous math problem-solving course

Academic Learning Objectives

  • Gain experience with analytical writing and problem solving techniques in preparation for fall quarter
  • Interact with faculty who teach first-year introductory courses in hands-on, small group-oriented settings.
  • Develop small research projects with faculty mentors
  • Attend academic skills workshops developed exclusively for Leland Scholars intended to familiarize students with campus resources
  • Gain experience with analytical writing and problem solving techniques in preparation for fall quarter
  • Interact with faculty who teach first-year introductory courses in hands-on, small group-oriented settings.
  • Enhance proficiency with fundamental, prerequisite problem-solving skills in mathematics to prepare for success in Calculus and further mathematics courses at Stanford. 

Social Learning Objectives

  • Learn from the experiences well-established upperclassmen
  • Engage in meaningful dialogue around various themes
  • Develop a true sense of belonging with your cohort
  • Participate in field trips, study halls, talent shows and more throughout the program
  • Learn from the experiences well-established upperclassmen
  • Engage in meaningful dialogue around various themes
  • Develop a true sense of belonging with your cohort

Typical LSP Day/Week

Sample Daily Schedule

8:00am - 9:00am: Breakfast/Free Time

9:30am - 11:30am: Writing, Chemistry or PWR course

12:30-1:30pm: Lunch/Free Time

1:30-3:30pm: Research Project

3:30-5:00pm: Academic Resources or Campus Partner Visits

5:00-7:00pm: Dinner/Free Time

7:00-9:00pm: Study hall

Sample Weekly Schedule

Monday
11:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. Math class

Tuesday
2-3 p.m. - Optional Math Office Hours

Wednesday
11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Math class
5:00-6:-- p.m. Community building social

Thursday
2:00-3:00 p.m. - Optional Math Office Hours

Friday
11:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. Math class
3:00-4:00 p.m. - Workshop

Weekly Time Commitment

35-40 hrs.

6-8 hrs.

Number of Units

1