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For more than 25 years, outstanding high school students have come to the NSLC to explore a future career, develop leadership skills and experience college life.

21 Programs.

One Life-changing Experience.

Hands-on Simulations

Explore your future first-hand with interactive, fast-paced simulations based on exciting real-life career scenarios.

Life on a College Campus

Experience college life and make new friends while living and learning on a college campus.

Leadership Training

Develop the knowledge, confidence, and practical leadership skills required to achieve your goals.

Exclusive Guest Speakers

Prepare for college as you gain valuable knowledge on how to succeed from professionals within your field.

Behind-the Scenes-Tours

Discover the world behind-the-scenes of your dream career as you gain insight into your future on exclusive VIP tours.

Steps to Enroll

Start the Online Enrollment Application. If you don't have an NSLC ID, you can create one here.

If you received an invitation from the NSLC, just complete the application and you're done.

If you did not receive an invitation, you will need to submit a Recommendation Form after completing the application.

That's it!

We accept students on a rolling basis so you should hear back from us within two weeks.

Please remember: Space is limited, so we recommend enrolling online as soon as possible.

Summer 2018 Locations

The NSLC will be held on the campuses of these prestigious universities.

American University

American University

Washington, DC

Washington, DC

Fordham University

Fordham University

New York, NY

New York, NY

Georgetown University

Georgetown University

Washington, DC

Washington, DC

Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech

Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Boston, MA

Northwestern University

Northwestern University

Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL

Rice University

Rice University

Houston, TX

Houston, TX

UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley

San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA

UCLA

UCLA

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA

University of Washington

University of Washington

Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA

Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

Nashville, TN

Yale-NUS College

Yale-NUS College

Singapore

Singapore

Yale University

Yale University

New Haven, CT

New Haven, CT

Benefits of the NSLC

How our programs help high school students succeed.

NSLC students:
  • Explore a potential career
  • Receive a letter of recommendation
  • Prepare for college and beyond
  • Join an international alumni network
  • Learn practical leadership skills
  • Experience life on a college campus

NSLC by the Numbers

13 College Campuses

Select from some of the nation's most prestigious universities.

9:1 Student-Staff Ratio

Students work closely with their program staff and professors in an interactive learning environment.

70 Countries

were represented at the NSLC last summer.

Eighty-Five

Percentage of NSLC staff members who attended an NSLC program when they were in high school.

Over $500,000 in Scholarships

Awarded annually to NSLC alumni and students attending the NSLC.

1989

The inaugural year of our career-focused leadership programs for high school students.

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