In addition to bedding and toiletries, students will want to bring items necessary for a rigorous academic experience.
In a nutshell:
Who: Incoming freshmen biology and neuroscience students (those that need help as well as those who think they know it all)
What: A five-day, residential, intensive academic preparation camp
When: Aug. 16-20, 2013
Where: University of Nevada, Reno campus
Why: The transition to college can be overwhelming, even for the best high school students. This boot camp will give students a head start for success.
Cost: $200 and includes registration, program materials, housing and food for five days.
What is BioFit?
BIOFIT is a five-day, residential, intensive academic program designed to increase success for students majoring in biology and neuroscience. The program offers a glimpse into the University's rigorous academic expectations and college life prior to the start of the semester.
BIOFIT participants will:
Get a jump start on required course content in both chemistry and biology
Attend lectures from the faculty who teach first-year biology and chemistry courses
Take actual exams (without the fear of failing)
Get hands-on lab experiences
Develop and hone critical skills necessary to be successful in college (i.e. time management, note taking, test taking, and reading complex material)
Meet and interact with faculty, staff and current biology and neuroscience students