YSI Programs

Young Scholars' Institute provides a plethora of programs for students in grades Pre-K through 12. YSI programs are aimed at strengthening academic skills and overall development. Scroll down to explore some of YSI's current programs! Additional services and programs may be offered in response to community needs. Please contact the office to receive our complete program list and to receive our current fee schedules; some programs are free!

Tutoring

Volunteer tutors from local colleges/high schools and the local professional community provide instructional sessions each week in all subjects in person at Young Scholars' Institute. Our current tutoring schedule is to the right.

REGISTRATION: 
Register in person at 349 West State Street, Trenton, NJ or online by clicking
HERE.

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Test Preparation

SAT Preparation

Skilled instructors provide math and reading in-person instruction for the SAT. Masks are required for non-vaccinated participants. Registration and fee are required. We encourage you to register in advance. Our next SAT Prep course schedule is to the right. This course is in preparation for the December 3rd SAT Test.

REGISTRATION: Register in person at 349 West State Street, Trenton, NJ or online by clicking HERE.

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Book Club

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A FREE virtual book club led by an outstanding Princeton University student is held via Zoom for local high school students. You will explore novels and poetry by great American authors and African-American and Latino authors. Books are provided by Young Scholars' Institute for the time being. Limited space!

REGISTRATION (HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY)
Our next book club class is TBD. Please check this page periodically for an update.

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College Preparation

College Admission Workshop

YSI staff members facilitate a virtual workshop that provides information on college admission, financial aid and career planning for students and parents. This workshop takes place in the fall and spring. Registration is required. 

These informative and intensive virtual sessions on essay writing for college and scholarships applications take place in the fall and spring. Registration is required. 

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These informative and intensive virtual sessions on essay writing for college and scholarships applications take place in the fall and spring. Registration is required. 

Career Speaker Series

Middle and high school students, as well as their parents, can attend panel discussions designed to expose students to various career fields. Dates and times are to be determined.

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Student Support Services (High School)

Student support services provide various resources and workshops related to tutoring, study skills, test preparation, college readiness, counseling, personal wellness and more to program participants. 

Email Mrs. Morrison at jmorrison@youngscholarsoftrenton.org for more information.

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Northfield Mount Hermon Info Session- FREE

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Come to a great information session about Northfield Mount Hermon Preparatory School presented by Marvin Garcia, NMH's director of financial aid. The event is on September 9, 2022 at 6 pm. 

RSVP: You can RSVP for this event by emailing mcoleman@youngscholarsoftrenton.org, or you can call (609) 393-3220.

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Fall College Tour 2022

College tours are back! We are so very excited to announce our first overnight tour (in the MD/DC area) since Covid-19. YSI will follow all CDC guidelines during the tour. 

 

REGISTRATION: You can pay the full fee for the college tour online by clicking HERE now. Afterward, please email mcoleman@youngscholarsoftrenton.org for the official college tour application and important additional information.