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Outer Coast Summer Seminar Returning Student Application

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The Outer Coast Summer Seminar is a five-week program that combines rigorous, college-level academics, meaningful community service, and student-led self-governance. Both inside and outside the classroom, Summer Seminar students will learn how to identify, analyze, and respond to the challenges that face the world today.

The Seminar runs from June 27 - August 1, 2020 in Sitka, Alaska.

All 2018 and 2019 Summer Seminar alumni who have not yet entered college are welcome to apply. Outer Coast will meet all demonstrated financial need.

More information about the Summer Seminar and Outer Coast can be found in the Summer Seminar Program Overview or at outercoast.org. If you have any questions, please contact info@outercoast.org.

The application is open from January 1 to April 1, 2020. Applications submitted by January 31 will receive admissions decisions by February 15. All other applications will receive admissions decisions by April 15, 2020. A number of qualified applicants will be placed on a waitlist, with the possibility of admission through June.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Student Information

Best way to reach you for scheduling an interview *
 
Race/Ethnicity (check all that apply) *
 
First Language (check all that apply) *
 
How did you hear about the Outer Coast Summer Seminar? (check all that apply) *
 

Student High School Information

Current Grade Level *

Parent/Guardian Information

Parent/Guardian 1
Lives with student? *
Highest Level of Education? *
 
Parent/Guardian 2
Lives with student?
Highest Level of Education?
 

Short Answer Questions (250 words)

Please respond to the following prompts in up to 250 words each. While your responses will not be considered on the basis of length, we hope you take the opportunity to express yourself fully.

If you are selected to attend the Summer Seminar, your answers will be shared with staff and faculty.

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Long Answer Question (500 words)

Please respond to the following prompt in up to 500 words each. While your response will not be considered on the basis of length, we hope you take the opportunity to express yourself fully.

If you are selected to attend the Summer Seminar, your answer will be shared with staff and faculty.

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Teacher Recommendation

Please ask a teacher to be your Summer Seminar recommender. We will contact your teacher to learn more about you as a student and a person.

(Your teacher will receive an email directing them to the recommendation form when you submit your application. If you are applying before February 1, your teacher’s recommendation is due Friday, February 7. If you are applying February 1 or later, your teacher’s recommendation is due Wednesday, April 8.)