The Postgraduate Program at Laurel Springs School

Add Purpose to your Gap Year 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.

  • Dual enrollment college-level courses through Laurel Springs’ partnerships with Baylor University and Syracuse University.
  • 45 Honors and AP courses
  • 65 World language courses
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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.
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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).
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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.

Ready to get started?

Accelerate your education with the Postgraduate Program at Laurel Springs School.

Admissions Process FAQs

  • 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.

  • Do you offer NCAA-approved summer courses for student-athletes?

    Yes. We offer NCAA-approved courses.

    View Summer Catalog
  • As an Upper School parent, what is my role in my child's online education

    You play a supporting role in your child's academics. High school students create and act on their schedules with minimal guidance from you.

    Parent resources include Observer accounts to monitor your child's learning progress and access to Naviance for observing your child's college plans. We also encourage you to regularly connect with your child's counselor and teachers.

    View Parent Resources
  • What are the technology requirements for the Lower School?

    Lower School students need a standard laptop or desktop computer with Mac OS or Windows support, plus an up-to-date browser and access to high-speed internet. Some courses require speakers and a microphone, and some may require a printer and scanner access.

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  • Do you have prom and other school events?

    Yes! Throughout the year, students can participate in in-person and virtual field trips. And, at the end of the traditional academic year, we host our Annual Year-End Celebrations, a three-day event including prom, graduation, and an alumni reunion.

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