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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!


Volunteer tutors from Princeton University, Lawrenceville School and other local institutions provide instructional sessions each week in all subjects in person at Young Scholars' Institute. Our current tutoring schedule is to the right. If you plan to sign up for tutoring, please download the Tutoring Assessment Form here, complete it and then email it to

REGISTRATION: Register in person at 349 West State Street, Trenton, NJ (rear entrance) or call Ms. Monique in the office at (609) 393-3220 if you have PayPal online to make a payment. Call the same number above for the program fee. 

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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. 

NOTE: Our next SAT Prep course is to be determined. The spring SAT Prep course has been cancelled. 

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Book Club

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!

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 informative and intensive workshop takes place in the fall and spring. Registration is required. Please check back in the future for workshop dates and times.

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 for more information.


Fall College Tour 2023


REGISTRATION: Register in person at 349 West State Street, Trenton, NJ (rear entrance) or call Ms. Monique in the office at (609) 393-3220 if you have PayPal to make a payment online. In person, we accept cash, money order or check made payable to "Young Scholars' Institute". $300 is due at the time of registration as a deposit. Call the same number above for the program payment plan.  If you are having trouble reaching that number, please try (609) 382-8057.

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