The Postgraduate Program at Laurel Springs School
Add Purpose to your Gap Year
Where Motivated Graduates Take Control of Their Future
The Postgraduate Program at Laurel Springs offers recent graduates an opportunity to spend the transitional time between high school and college with a purpose.
This fully online, customizable program is built for students who wish to distinguish themselves academically, cultivate and discover their passions, or acquire comprehensive tools to better prepare for the transition to higher education.
Your Foundation for Success, Collegiate and Beyond
Built around each student’s goals, our program offers meaningful academic experiences for motivated learners eager to engage in advanced and college-level coursework.
Course options include:
- Dual enrollment college-level courses through Laurel Springs’ partnerships with Baylor University and Syracuse University.
- 45 Honors and AP courses
- 65 World language courses
Meaningful Guidance Every Step of the Way
Students have the option to elect counseling services which include an assigned Postgraduate Counselor and a specific college and life planning seminar.
Our college prep seminars go beyond the classroom to provide students with tools for time management, college planning, career exploration, and more.
Gain Leadership Skills in Today's Dynamic Global Environment
Students can customize their academic gap year from our full-range of courses and participate in the Entrepreneurial Talent Lab (ETL). This intensive eight-week program is designed for postgraduate students as they prepare for a career in an increasingly entrepreneurial world.
Pursue a Virtual Internship and Explore Career Paths on a Global Scale
Gain real-world experience from anywhere in the world. As part of The Postgraduate Program, Laurel Springs offers remote internships – in the field and location of your choice – through a partnership with Virtual Internships, an organization that partners with 3,500 companies in more than 70 countries.
During one- to four-month internships, you’ll have access to webinars, coaching, and personalized support as your further your professional development on a global scale.
All virtual internships follow the career readiness criteria outlined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
Are You an International Student?
Enrollment in The Postgraduate Program is an excellent way to demonstrate your ability to take higher-level, US-based courses, providing you with an impressive transcript that sets you apart from your peers.