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Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

Are these official Brandeis University courses?
What age group or academic level are these courses for?
Will these courses work with my schedule? What if I have other commitments during the course?
What if I don’t know which session fits my schedule? / Can I defer or switch to a different course cohort?
Will this course be taught in my time zone?
What is the cost of the program?
Are there financial aid or scholarships for these courses?


How do I apply?
What are the application requirements?
Can I apply to more than one program? How does that affect my chances of admission?
When do I find out if I’m accepted?

Course Information

How is course content delivered?
What is the time commitment/how long are the courses?
When do I gain access to the course?
Will I earn college credit by taking these courses?
Will taking a precollege course increase my chances of being accepted into a Brandeis degree program?
Will I receive proof of completion or a certificate of some kind?

Assignments & Grading

How will you be graded?
What are assignments like?
How much time do you get to complete assignments and the final project?

About the Instructors & Mentors

Who teaches the precollege courses?
Who are the course mentors?
How do mentors help me throughout the program?
How do I connect with my Mentor?

Refund Policy Information

What’s the refund policy?

Technical Requirements & Issues

What are the technical requirements for the program?
How do I access my online course in Canvas?
How long do I have access to my course?

For Guidance Counselors

Can I get scholarships for my students?

Still Need Support?

Where do I reach out for help?