Capstone Projects

College Shortcuts Capstone projects help kids get hands on experience and make their application stand out.

Our 10-Week Program

helps students create successful projects and get the most out of their hands on learning.

We meet weekly with your child to guide them through
our proven program:

Week 1 - 3

Pick a Subject

Week 4 - 7

Group Project

Week 8 - 10

Soft Skills/Leadership

And we cover everything so kids can get further faster.

Help ideating projects

Time management coaching

Teaching new skills to help your student address new challenges

Help developing case study

Students are welcome to pursue any project that lights them up

Recent projects:

Shadowing a local professor in her lab helping with research on a topic the student was passionate about

Volunteering as a teaching assistant for a STEM teacher, developing supplemental materials and holding review sessions

Working with the local government to create a space for a community garden

Coordinating a free health screening event with medical
professionals for at-risk and underserved community members

Writing articles for the local newspaper on issues the student cares about

Serving meals at the local homeless shelter to help feed the

Creating a social marketing campaign for a local animal shelter to
raise awareness and find homes for pets.

I’ve helped over 25,000 students get into their best-fit school.

We’d love to chat about how we could help.


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