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Congratulations! You have been accepted to college! After the excitement of being accepted, comes the realization that you are going to college. What is college life really like? It can be exciting and intimidating at the same time, but you are not alone! College Boot Camp will help you transition to college and arms you with the tools you need to succeed.

In this one-week summer program, participants learn about campus life, how to connect with peers, how to decode a syllabus, and access resources.  This program will help to enhance your self-advocacy, time management, organizational skills and become aware of your learning and communication style. Participants learn about the differences between the structure, as well as the academic and social expectations between high school and college.

College Boot Camp program features include:

Decoding a college syllabus

College campus setting

How to connect with peers

Accessing college resources

Awareness of one's learning style

Time management

Organizational strategies



  • Weekdays: Monday-Friday
  • Dates: Aug. 7-11
  • Hours: 9:30-3:30
  • Location: Lesley University
  • Tuition: $1,650


College Boot Camp is designed for high school juniors and seniors, students doing a gap year, and students making a transition back to college. Participants are Individuals with high cognitive autism spectrum disorder or a related profile. Our participants have the cognitive capacity for solid peer connections but lack the skill set to form these connections.

Application Process

Applications will be processed in the order in which they are received and on a rolling admissions basis. Financial aid is available to families that qualify.

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