Cutting-Edge Neuroscience Taught By Medical Pioneers

Advanced Medical

Neuroscience Summit

Neuroscience And The Military

Learn From Medical Specialists Providing Veterans With The Most Up-To-Date Neurological Technology To Improve Their Mobility

Collaborate With Medical Leaders

Learn From And Work With Medical And Neuroscience Experts

Work With College Admissions Experts

One-On-One Application Assistance And Meetings With Top University Admissions Officers

Write A Proposal For Your Own Neurological Study

Your Proposal Will Be Reviewed By A Panel Of Neurological Experts

Advanced Medical Neuroscience Summit

The Advanced Medical Neuroscience Summit is a first-of-its-kind program that allows motivated high school students to have an apprenticeship with world-renowned neuroscientist Dr. James Giordano.

Dr. Giordano is the chief of Georgetown University's Neuroethics Studies Program, the Co-director of the O’Neill-Pellegrino Program in Brain Science and Global Health Law at the Georgetown University Medical Center, and Co-executive Director for the Center for Policy on Emerging Technology.

In this accelerated apprenticeship, students will spend seven days participating in cutting-edge neuroscience experiments that explore the biological foundations of the brain, progressing from the cellular foundations of the neuron to an understanding of the sensory systems, and culminating with higher-order cognitive functions such as memory, emotion, and morality.

For their final project, students will design and propose an experiment related to cognitive neuroscience and neuroethics in order to focus and apply their understanding. Participants will present these proposed experiments publicly to leading Neuroscientists, with the winning team being asked to write a paper to be published on their theories.

Apprentices will have the rare opportunity to participate in neurological tests, meet with individuals with neurological disorders and military veterans with cybernetic enhancements. The goal is for participants to gain a significant understanding of neurophysiology and complex neuro-interfaces.

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Rising Freshman To Graduating Seniors

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7 Days

June 23rd-June 29th

Georgetown University, Washington D.C.

 

WE ARE THE ONLY SUMMER PROGRAM IN THE WORLD

WHERE STUDENTS...

Participate In Advanced

Neurological Tests

Work With Patients With

Cybernetic Enhancements

Meet With Medical School

Admissions Officers

Learn Directly From Experts

In Seven Fields Of Neurology

Students will participate in hands-on activities at the Georgetown Brain Bank, Georgetown University’s Brain and Language Lab, The Petitto Brain and Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging, and at Neuroimaging and EEG labs at Georgetown University.

Students will learn to use the current tools and techniques that neuroscience experts have adopted in their field research and patient treatments.

Students will have the opportunity to interact with military veterans with cybernetic enhancements and prosthetics designed to replace missing limbs and repair neurological impairments.

Students will learn from patients how neurological implants and cybernetic prosthetics are used in their everyday lives. The goal is to foster a greater understanding of where the neuroscience of prosthetics is and where its future will lead.

Students will work directly with doctors and medical experts from Georgetown University, Gallaudet University and Walter Reed Hospital in the fields of neuroethics, neuroimaging, brain stimulation, and neurotechnology.

Students will walk away from the program with direct experience and knowledge in the medical field with specific training on the brain structure and functions of the nervous system.

Leadership Initiatives has partnered with top universities around the country to form our Medical School Admissions Panel to provide students with a firsthand account of what universities look for in their accepted students.

Students attend exclusive Q&A sessions with Medical School Admissions Officers from Harvard, Dartmouth, Georgetown, George Washington, and Johns Hopkins University.

Program Highlights

Conduct experiments and travel on tours to see how the next-generation of neuroscience is being discovered.

Neurological Experiments

Apprentices will have the rare opportunity to participate in the following neurological tests:

Apprentices will participate in the following specialized tours:

Georgetown University's brain bank to hold and study real human minds

The Pettito Brain and Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging experiments

Georgetown University Medical School for multiple experiments and an overview of the institution

-Electroencephalograms (EEG)

-A Functional near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS)

-Neuropriming experiments using Halo devices

-Deep brain stimulations

-Electromyography (EMG)

-Neural microstimulations by creating remote control cockroaches

Speak with leading neurologists about scientific advancements from around the globe

Medical Experts

Gain Career Advice From Medical Pioneers

Neuroscience Research Workshops & Panels

Leadership Initiatives will host neuroscientists, surgeons, and members of research institutions in the DC/Baltimore metropolitan area to share insights into ongoing research that includes behavioral, evolutionary, cellular, and developmental neuroscience.

2019 panels will include members of major organizations like the Center for Neuroscience Research at Children's National Medical Center, The George Washington University Institute for Neuroscience, Center for Neuroscience, and Center for Behavioral Neuroscience.

Speak directly to patients with neurological impairments and cybernetic prosthetics

Work With Patients

Patients With Neurological Impairments

Patients With Prosthetics And Cybernetic Enhancements

Military veterans who have been injured in combat have faced extraordinary obstacles when re-entering society. Advanced prosthetics and the ever-expanding capabilities of bio-engineering are creating new iterations of brain-machine interfaces, as well as neurally-modeled machines that hope to alleviate these issues.

Students will see how modern prosthetics are combining biomedical engineering with neuroscience to assist amputees. Students will learn how people can regain sensation and mobility with new technologies.

Students will have the opportunity to meet with patients with hearing, motor, and neurological impairments. The students will gain a greater understanding of how neurochemistry affects the patient's everyday life.

Students will see the practical applications doctors use to alleviate or overcome issues the patients are facing.

Work Directly With Leaders From The Following Institutions

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Exxon
Johnson and Johnson
GWUH
Harvard
Homeland Security
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Gallaudet University
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Collaborate With Top Medical Minds

Dr. James Giordano

Chief of Georgetown University's Neuroethics Studies Program and Co-executive Director for the Center for Policy on Emerging Technology

Dr. Abdullahi Kabir

University Of Bauchi Teaching Hospital-Assistant Director

Tamara L. Owens MEd

Howard University Health Sciences-Founding Director, Clinical Skills and Simulation Centers

Ahmed Mohammed

Harvard Medical School-Director of Talent Acquisition

Dr. Ryan Murray

Georgetown University Hospital-Orthopedic Surgeon

Ed Meyertholen

Georgetown University-Assistant Dean and Director of Pre-Health Programs

Dr. Blair Heinke

Georgetown University-Team Physician

Dr. John Jacob

Montefiore Health System-Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow

Nancy Warneke

Lead Health & Safety Instructor American Red Cross

Dr. Oyetewa Oyerinde

Georgetown University Hospital-Resident Doctor & The National Institute Of Health-Researcher

Lauren Derber

Tenleytown Fire Department Washington, D.C.-First Response Team Lead EMT & Paramedic

Carmine C. Carullo

ExxonMobil-Planning & Performance Analysis Manager for Medicine & Occupational Health (Retired)

Holli Selman

George Washington University School of Medicine-Assistant Director Of Admissions

Gabriel Felix

Board of Trustees for the National Medical Association-Board Member

Michelle Y. Whitehurst-Cook, M.D.

Virginia Commonwealth University-Senior Associate Dean for Admissions

Meet With College Admissions Experts

Susan Shifflett

Yale University-Assistant Director of Admissions (Former)
Susan Shifflett

Yale University-Assistant Director of Admissions (Former)

Born and raised in northern California, I am an ABC (American-born Chinese) of Hakka heritage and speak Chinese and English. As an Assistant Director of Admissions at Yale University’s Undergraduate Admissions Office, I am very familiar with high schools in the northern California and Washington DC regions.

I love working with students! As an admissions officer at Yale, I loved seeing students on campus that I had “met” (on paper) through the application process. Since then, I have continued to work alongside American and Chinese students who have interned in my workplaces, in the private sector, government, and NGOs, both in the U.S. and in China (I worked in Beijing for 3 years).

In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with my husband, Charlie, and our 2-year-old Golden Retriever puppy, Zebedee. Some of my hobbies include triathlons, guitar, and eating out!

Paul T. White

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine-Assistant Dean for Admissions
Paul T. White

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine-Assistant Dean for Admissions

Theodosia S. Cook

Dartmouth College-Director of Institutional Diversity and Equity
Theodosia S. Cook

Dartmouth College-Director of Institutional Diversity and Equity

Erica Curtis

Brown University-Admissions Evaluator (Former)
Erica Curtis

Brown University-Admissions Evaluator (Former)

I am a Former Admissions Evaluator at Brown University and have been working in college admissions for almost a decade. I have enjoyed counseling hundreds of students through the college admissions process as the Director of College Counseling and Associate Director of College Counseling at various independent schools in Maryland. My knowledge of selective college admissions has only increased through membership in NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling) and PCACAC (Potomac and Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling) and travel to professional conferences and campus visits.

I also love teaching students and have taught US history, American government, French and psychology classes in the past. My foray into education began with a year abroad in South Korea teaching ESL.

I have my BA from the Pennsylvania State University in History and French, MA from Columbia University in French Studies, and a MAT from Brown University in Secondary Education. I lived  abroad in Paris for three years and take every opportunity to return to France as often as possible.

When I am not advising students about the college admissions process, I am an avid knitter, weaver, baker, and hiker.

Sophia Sim

George Washington University-Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid
Sophia Sim

George Washington University-Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid

Sophia Sim began her career in academic administration as the director of residency classification at the University of Maryland, College Park. While there, she served as the advisor to the Judicial Honor Council. Prior to her position at GW Law, Dean Sim worked at Georgetown University Law Center for fourteen years. Since 2000, she was director of admissions and oversaw the operations of the Office of Admissions. During her time there, Dean Sim was appointed to a variety of university and law school committees, including data warehousing, diversity task force, future law professors, information technology, joint-degree programs, technology users, and web redesign.

Dean Sim has been active in the governance of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) and currently serves on the Board of Trustees. She had previously served on the four governing committees—audit, finance and legal, services and programs, and test, development, and research. During her time on the services and programs committee, she was co-chair of the global admissions workgroup. Aside from presenting at various LSAC conferences and forums, Dean Sim was the keynote speaker for the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Section on Prelegal Education and Admissions and has served as a panelist for the Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors (NAPLA), the Midwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors (MAPLA), and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s (NAPABA) Pre-Law Conference. She is currently co-chair of the Featured Speakers Committee for the quadrennial 2016 Prelaw Advisors National Council (PLANC) Conference.

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I truly believe Leadership Initiatives brought me a step closer to my goal of becoming a lawyer. It is mind-boggling that I meet with a member of Congress to advocate for my client. This experience gave me a chance to demonstrate my intellect and potential to those who have the power to change my life.

There are no words to express how grateful I am for the opportunity to complete such an amazing program."

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The Advanced Law And Trial Internship has provided me with not only a sense of leadership, but it has given me more insight as to how the Criminal Justice System works. Having the opportunity to work with such amazing people is a blessing that I will never forget and would love to continue to be a part of. Getting to work with so many different people, from the other students to David Weber, has immensely taught me how so many of us can come together and work on something that could change the world. "

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During my time at the Leadership Initiatives Advanced Law & Trial Internship Summit, I had the once in a lifetime opportunity of working on an amazingly high profile case that challenged me intellectually and made me a better public speaker. As an aspiring lawyer, this program gave me a great understanding of what I could expect if I am to embark on a career in law and how I could best get into law school."

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Exclusive Partnership Benefits

Founded in 1789, Georgetown University is recognized worldwide for excellence in international relations, politics, medicine, and law. It is consistently ranked as one of America’s top 20 universities. Famous alumni include US President Bill Clinton, actor Bradley Cooper, and the Crown Prince of Spain. Ideally situated in Washington, D.C., Georgetown is the perfect setting for a pre-college program.

Leadership Initiatives has partnered with Georgetown for over a decade and have been recognized multiple times with the Outstanding Community Partner Award. We’ve created six first-of-their-kind programs for students who come from all 52 states and multiple countries from around the world. This summer, expand your horizons at one of the top universities in the world in the nation's capital.

Leadership Initiatives Youth Development Programs are granted exclusive access to experts, facilities, technology and educational opportunities from our partners. In addition our programs are heavily subsidized by our sponsors allowing our programs to offer additional benefits that no other summer program in the world can offer.

Please click the on the sections above to learn about our programs our specialized student housing, meal plans, student travel and more. Click below to learn about our academic benefits.

Exclusive Tours Of The State Department, National Institute of Health, Supreme Court and More

In addition to unparalleled access to mentors, experts, and direct action, students will select from a list of available locations on Choose Your Own Adventure sessions!

Officials will provide private tours of places like the DC Appeals Court, Cancer Research Center at the National Institute of Health and the Israeli Embassy. These exclusive tours allow a small group of students an opportunity to ask in-depth questions and make personal connections with top-tier institutions.

Embassy of the People’s Republic of China,

Embassy of Israel, Embassy of Austria, Embassy of Britain, Embassy of Egypt & Embassy of Italy.

2019 International Leadership and Business Summit Exclusive Tours Include:

Supreme Court, Federal Bureau of Investigation,

Metropolitan Police Department, The Public Defender Service, United States District Court for the District of Columbia & Washington D.C. Department of Correction.

2019 Advanced Law & Trial Internship Summit Exclusive Tours Include:

National Institute of Health,

Howard University Simulation Training & Education Lab, Georgetown University School Of Medicine, Red Cross & The National Museum of Health and Medicine.

2019 Advanced Medical & Public Health Summit Exclusive Tours Include:

Student Housing

Our Georgetown University dormitories are Copley and LXR Halls. You will be a part of a dynamic community of students and staff who live together in the residence halls.

Whether you’re working on a group project or Sumo Wrestling on the quad, it’s great to live with your friends. And if you have any questions, your Resident Counselor (RC) lives down the hall and is there for you 24/7.

Our students will live in a two-person room & may select their own roommate upon enrolling in the program.

Leadership Initiatives will provide luxury bedding, towels & pillows.

Highlights

Every air-conditioned room includes a bed, study desk, closet & Wi-Fi.

Lounges, game rooms, laundry facilities, and the Leadership Initiatives office are all in the residence hall.

We are only a short walk from our academic buildings, Georgetown Cupcake and Georgetown's Olympic Gym.

Student Meal Plans

Leadership Initiatives is proud to have an all-inclusive meal plan. Students will never spend additional money on meals while at the conference. All participants have three meals per day, access to snacks and drinks at all times in the dorm rooms and several dessert surprises throughout the week.

We are the only summer program in the world where students are able to order food directly through our app which is delivered to students after classes to ensure they can focus solely on transforming lives at the conference.

We guarantee that you will have something to eat of your choosing, regardless of food allergies, veganism, vegetarianism, or any other health concern or dietary restriction.

For two hours every morning, we create a continental breakfast buffet. Every student can use our waffle makers, select from ten types of cereal, sausages, tea, coffee, several juices, fruit, and three types of breakfast sandwiches every morning of the summit.

Students will have the opportunity to choose from 4 different restaurants for each meal every day that they are at the summit. Below are all the locations you will have an opportunity to eat at including the Famous Supreme Court Dining Hall.

Continental Breakfast

Lunches and Dinners From Local Restaurants

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Student Safety

Student Health

Students Are Always With A Staff Member

If A Student Becomes Sick Or Injured

Students With Medical Conditions

Students will live in Copley and LXR Halls. Students and staff will live together in the residence halls to ensure students have all educational, health and safety needs attended to day and night.

All Georgetown University dormitories have special keycard access requirements and security at the front entrance ensuring non-students cannot entire the dormitory and students cannot leave without permission.

Leadership Initiatives Staff and Offices are on call/open twenty-four hours a day during the conference. We are always ready to answer student or parent questions and provide assistance any time it is needed.

Resident Counselors make medical appointments in coordination with parents, accompany students to medical facilities, obtain prescription medications, and notify parents after medical visits.

Appointments are made with University Health Services or the Georgetown University Medical Center.

Leadership Initiatives has trained staff to allow students with almost any medical condition attend our conferences. Please email our main offices and we will create a plan together to ensure the student has the time of his or her life.

Student Arrivals & Departures

Students Arriving & Departing By Plane

Students Arriving By Car

Arrival Dates Outside Of The Program

Leadership Initiatives can provide transportation to and from the program for an additional $70. This includes pickup and drop-off at any of the major Washington D.C. airports (National, Dulles, BWI) and Penn Station if a student is arriving by train.

Leadership Initiatives staff members will pick up and drop students at the security gate. We will send you a picture of the staff member picking up the student before they depart.

Upon arrival, the Leadership Initiatives staff member picking up the student will send a picture of the student to the parent or guardian.

When departing, the Leadership Initiatives staff member taking the student to the airport will walk to the student to the security gate and will stay at the airport until the student's flight has taken off.

If you are arriving by car please use this address: 3700 P Street NW, Washington DC 20007. Your luggage will be off-loaded at a small drop off area and carted to your residence hall upon arrival.

Students who are traveling extensive distances may arrive one to three days early but will be subject to early arrival fees by Georgetown University of $200 per additional night of stay. All other students must adhere to the check-in times.

Academic, College Application

& Career Benefits

All students attending Leadership Initiatives Summer Programs are entitled to ten benefits that no other organization around the world offers to their participants. Each benefit is specifically designed to assist the participating student with entrance into college or gain experience/knowledge in a career their wish to one day pursue.

In 2018 our graduating seniors:

Received over $1.48 million dollars in scholarships for college.

Had over 450 essays edited for college applications.

85% of our graduating seniors requested & received letters of recommendation.

On average increased their ACT scores by 4 points and SAT scores by 240 points.

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Our Top 10 Academic, College Selection & College Application Benefits

1. College Admissions Counseling

2. College Probability Modeling

3. SAT/ACT Training Courses

4. College Essay Review Service

5. Letters Of Recommendation

College Application Benefits

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Summer program students will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a college admissions experts. They will help walk students through the ins and outs of college applications, essay writing, and scholarships.

Students can speak directly with former admissions officers from schools such as Yale, Brown & UCLA. These individuals have a minimum of 15 years of experience in the field of college admissions.

Students are recommended to have their most pressing questions about the college application process ready so they can have them answered by someone who knows the application system inside and out.

Past students have used this time to hone in on their essay topic, decide on how many colleges to apply to, and create application time lines.

One-On-One College Admissions Counseling

Leadership Initiatives and our partners at Parchment, TestRocker and University Initiatives have designed a system that will calculate the probability of acceptance into the student’s top university choices based on the students GPA, test scores, extracurricular activities, career goals, financial need and more.

The Leadership Initiatives college admissions team will then help all participants narrow their college interest list and create a college application plan.

Because our college admissions team work with a broad range of higher education institutions, their advice, and beneficial knowledge will allow students to further understand the college admissions process.

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Community Service

Extra-Curricular Activities

Financial Assistance Needs

SAT/ACT Test Scores

Grade Point Average

The college admissions team will then identify the most important areas students can focus on to increase their probability of gaining acceptance into their top college choices.

College Probability Modeling

Featured in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and The Huffington Post, TestRocker is the premier online SAT/ACT training resource for high school students across the United States. All summer program participants will receive one year of free online SAT/ACT training from TestRocker valued at over $1200.

Students have increased their SAT & ACT scores by an average of 280 points and 4 points, respectively.

TestRocker utilizes personalized learning that incorporates technology & quality content to enable students to drastically increase their ability to take college standardized tests. TestRocker combines highly-effective private tutors with the best technology on the market to increase student scores.

TestRocker comes with customized lessons, full-length tests, and 24/7 customer service.

Handpicked by parents and industry experts for BEST-IN-CLASS AWARDS

We will email the students’ parents a bi-weekly report so that parents can keep track of their progress.

We take accountability to support students throughout their test-prep journey.

Exclusive SAT/ACT Training From TestRocker

All summer participants are able to submit up to five college application essays for review by our partners at University Initiatives. University Initiatives employs college writing professors and admissions experts to help students craft the best essay possible for their college applications.

This offer is exclusive, and not available with any other institution or program!

Each student essay will be edited to ensure it makes an excellent impression at every stage of the competitive application process. The editors will improve the style, clarity, sentence structure and coherence of your application so that your achievements are noticed.

To ensure language errors do not keep students from achieving their ambitions, every section of your university application will be carefully proofread to eliminate any mistakes in grammar, punctuation, spelling and more.

Editors bring their experience in many different backgrounds, including Science and Technology, Commerce, Management, and the Humanities.

College Probability Modeling

Students who participate in any of Leadership Initiatives Youth Development Program will have the opportunity to have two letters of recommendation written for them from any Leadership Initiatives staff member, including the Executive Director Marshall Bailly.

Students that participated in the International Leadership and Business Summit can ask for letters of recommendation from their business partner or translator. Students of the Advanced Law and Trial Program can look to the lawyers they’ll be working with for their letters.

Students of the Advanced Medical and Public Health Summit can ask the patients they diagnose or the doctors they work with for letters of recommendation as well. By looking to these people whose lives you positively impacted, students will receive glowing and personal letters of recommendation. All Leadership Initiatives staff members are eager and excited to showcase our amazing students to their potential colleges.

These unique and complimentary letters are one of the most highly regarded benefits that Leadership Initiatives has. Below are letters of recommendation from past students showcasing how the program transformed their lives:

Matthew Matusiewicz - Full Ride to UC Berkeley School of Engineering

Matthew Chang - Over $30,000 in Financial Assistance to Attend Harvard University

Ricky Toh - Outside Merit Based Full Ride to Stanford University

Meredith Karle - Full Scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Letters Of Recommendation

Students will receive customized web pages based on which program they attend.

web pages include a portfolio that outlines the real court case each student

worked on, showcasing their actual internship with Goodwin Weber PLLC and their work advocating for clients on Capitol Hill.

Law Program

webpages showcase the student's internship with a business in the

developing world and their solution development presentation to members of the United Nations, Harvard's University Admissions Panel, and the US Pentagon.

Business Program

web pages include a full video of each student diagnosing a real patient

in the developing world using VR technology, the CPR, AED, and First Aid certification awarded by the Red Cross of America, and each student's work at the Howard University Medical Simulation Center.

Medical Program

A link to the website will be included in each student's personal letter of recommendation, allowing colleges to discover firsthand the once-in-a-lifetime experience each student has had alongside Leadership Initiatives.

Below are student websites from our 2018 summer programs.

Advanced Law and Trial Internship Summit Fraud Case

International Leadership & Business Internship Summit

Advanced Medical and Public Health Summit

Student Career Websites

6. Student Career Websites

7. Elite College Admissions Panels

8. Career Mentorship Program

9. Scholarship Application Assistance

10. College Student Mentorship Program

College Selection Benefits

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Leadership Initiatives has partnered with top universities around the country to form a panel of college admissions officers to provide students with a firsthand account on how universities select their incoming students.

Students attend an exclusive Question and Answer Session with College Admissions Officers from Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, Georgetown, George Washington, and American University. These experts will discuss the basics of filling out your application, content for inclusion and exclusion, what activities stand out the most in student applications, and techniques to write a memorable application essay.

Participants in each program attend a specific graduate-level admissions panel to plan ahead to Law School, Medical School, and Business School.

No other program in the country offers pre-professional school advice directly from admissions officers, allowing students to plan ahead to their future careers and shape their path to success.

Elite College Admissions Panels

Leadership Initiatives partners summer program students with a US-based mentor of their choice from the Leadership Initiatives community of supporters.

Potential mentorship partners include executives at some of the Country’s most successful businesses, top legal experts in Washington, D.C., Harvard Staff and Faculty, former State Department officials, Georgetown University Professors, NASA scientists, Federal Law Enforcement Officers, and more.

Over the course of 18 months, these mentors work with students to help navigate the way to their future colleges and careers.

Students receive the perceptive, wisdom, and life advice from these highly successful mentors to aid in their transition to college and their career beyond.

Career Mentorship Program

Leadership Initiatives has worked with high school seniors and current undergraduates to apply for scholarships for over two decades. Seniors who utilize our scholarship assistance program to apply for 12 scholarships, that we approve and professionally edit have a 32.17% chance of receiving a scholarship of at least $500 up to $62,000.

In 2018, Leadership Initiatives scholarship assistance program helped students to receive over $4.8 million dollars in financial aid for all four years of college.

Program participants received Merit Based Full Scholarships For:

Notre Dame

UNC Chapel Hill

UC Berkley

Loyola

Kansas State

The University of Chicago (through a Questbridge Scholarship)

Program participants received additional scholarships for: 

Stanford, Columbia, University of Virginia, William & Mary, University of Michigan, George Washington University, Northwestern University, Georgetown University, American University, and many more!

Scholarship Application Assistance

Current college students know first hand the best and worst qualities of their respective university, as well as the time-consuming and often stressful application process. Leadership Initiatives pairs summer program students with current college students from the school of their choice to get the most personal and authentic image of their dream school.

Students will have one-on-one calls with their college mentor to answer any questions, discuss the qualities of the college, and receive advice on the application process. LI has past students and current interns at the nations top colleges, as well as access to students at nearly every US college. These calls act as an exceptional resource during the college-decision period of every student’s life.

Summer program students also have the opportunity to network with past participants, who attend the nation's foremost universities, received internships at the UN, with US congressional officials, and many leading businesses nationwide.

These leaders will share the steps they took to achieve these goals and offer advice for your own personal journey into the university and career of your choosing.

College Student Mentorship Program

Partners and Sponsors

Guidestar
Global Giving
Great Nonprofits
International Youth Foundation
Future First Foundation
TestRocker
Microsoft Youthspark Grant Recipient
Starbucks Foundation