Ideate, prototype, actualize

Book sessions with your mentor around your schedule. Learn any necessary skills and fill in knowledge gaps as you execute your plan, activating your passions in a real life setting.

Add to your portfolio

Finish with a deliverable you can be proud of. Showcase your project in your portfolio of achievements and accomplishments.

How Your Favorite Robots Work and How you Can Build Them Yourself

Deliverable:
Design your own robot with a plan on how to manufacture it
Engineering & Design Thinking

Designing for Social Impact

Deliverable:
Address and present a solution to a need you care most about
Engineering & Design Thinking

A Modern History of Political Campaigns

Deliverable:
Construct your own campaign to present
Politics & Government

Nature Art

Deliverable:
Portfolio of nature inspired and infused art projects
Creative Arts

Cosmetic Chemistry

Deliverable:
A twofold research presentation on one innovative product, marketing initiatives, or company commitment and one failed or misguided beauty fad
Science & Technology

Poetic Paradise: Writing Poetry

Deliverable:
Portfolio of 5+ polished poems
Creative Arts

Find your Funny: An introduction to Comedy Writing and Performance

Deliverable:
Design and perform your own sketch comedy show
Creative Arts

Chemistry in the Kitchen

Deliverable:
Cookies! (and some other baked goods)
Science & Technology

Brave New World of Universal Basic Income

Deliverable:
An Op-Ed to argue in favor or against the progressive taxation policy, UBI
Politics & Government

BRAINSSSS: Intro to Neuroscience

Deliverable:
Presentation on your own model of neurons and the brain.
Science & Technology

Your First Stock Portfolio Job: Red and Green Aren’t Just Christmas Colors

Deliverable:
A defined investment thesis, allocation of funds, and rationale behind the decisions you make
Business & Entrepreneurship

Introduction to Financial Literacy - Making Your Money Work for You

Deliverable:
Write up a memo or create a presentation about what asset allocation you would use and why.
Business & Entrepreneurship

Code To Creation - Applied Computer Science

Deliverable:
Create a game and/or tool to solve a chosen problem
Computer Science & Math

Operation Ocean Cleanup

Deliverable:
Develop a design proposal to UNDP on alleviating plastic ocean waste, delineating what makes infrastructure ‘sustainable,’ and how to implement infrastructure.
Environmental Science

Bitcoin and the Future of the Internet

Deliverable:
A pitch deck for a startup the students envision, inspired by the material of this course.
Business & Entrepreneurship

Spark Curiosity

In just two hours meeting with a mentor 1:1, you will do a deep dive into a new topic of your choice. Your personally selected college mentor will share not only the what about the topic, but also the why - why study it? Why pursue it professionally?

Ignite Passion

This is a low-barrier to entry, low-stakes way to try something new out.. and if you really like it, you can continue your learning in a passion project!

Pricing

Spark Sessions

$170 Total

Includes:

1:1 Instruction with a passionate mentor
Gain exposure to a new topic and an understanding of its applications
Flexible scheduling with your mentor
Two 1 hour sessions
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Passion Projects

$510 Total

Includes:

1:1 Instruction with a passionate mentor
Culminates in a tangible project deliverable to showcase your knowledge
Free consultation call to personalize your project & flexible scheduling with your mentor
Six 1 hour sessions
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