FLEX HeadStart’s Lifecycle For Results

Exploration > Engagement > Focus > Application

  • Students Find Their Academic Passion Resulting In Fulfillment
  • They Identify And Develop Their Natural Gifts And Interest
  • We Start Them On A Productive Path Toward Future Happiness and Success
  • 100% Customer Satisfaction Rate

FLEX Writing Center

FLEX HeadStart English & Writing offers middle and high school students who are serious about English and Writing a chance to explore and engage in the humanities at a much deeper level than available in school.
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The FLEX Writing Center leverages the deep knowledge and expertise of its instructors to help students thrive. Our approach is not only to provide students with high-level instruction but also to help them apply their learning through publications, clubs, competitions, and activities.

  • Expert one to one and group instruction
  • Students research and publish work
  • Recommendations for clubs, competitions, and activities
  • Long-term academic pathways are formed for middle and high school students who are serious about English and Writing
  • Courses include: Creative Writing, Persuasive Essay Writing, and Academic Writing

FLEX Health Sciences

FLEX Health Sciences / Pre-Med HeadStart offers students long-term academic headstarts for middle and high school students who are serious about a career in Healthcare.
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Our approach is not only to provide students with high-level instruction but also to help them apply their learning through publications, clubs, competitions, and activities.

  • Gain a competitive advantage when applying to summer programs, internships, and colleges
  • Gain early exposure to Health Sciences & Pre-Med courses
  • Get a FLEX HeadStart on material for exams and contests; AP Bio, USABO, Brain Bee, and Bioinformatics
  • Develop the foundation for strategic memorization essential for academic and career success
  • Courses Include: Anatomy, Physiology, Neuroscience, Biotechnology, and Bioinformatics

FLEX Math & Computer Sciences

FLEX STEM HeadStart offers students long-term academic headstarts for middle and high school students who are serious about Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics.
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Our approach is not only to provide students with high-level instruction but also to help them apply their learning through publications, clubs, competitions, and activities.

  • Prepare for middle school math competitions including Math Kangaroo and American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) 8
  • Learn problem solving strategies and techniques to solve word problems
  • Develop foundations for strategic logic and design essential for academic success in Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Leverage Math & Computer Science Profiles for a competitive advantage when applying to future summer programs, internships and college
  • Courses include: Exploring Problem Solving & Competition Math, Problem Solving & Competition Math for AMC 8 & Math Kangaroo, Advanced Topics in
  • Problem Solving & Competition Math

FLEX Business Economics Center

FLEX Business/Economics HeadStart students will learn what business is, how it works, and how to run a successful business.
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Additionally, they will engage in projects and exercises to encourage socially-minded entrepreneurship, improve life skills and develop habits for success. By leveraging the deep knowledge and expertise of its instructors, students will also create and present a business proposal.

  • Learn what business is, how it works, and how to run a successful business
  • Engage in projects and exercises to encourage socially-minded entrepreneurship
  • Improve life skills and develop habits for success
  • Create and present a business proposal
  • Courses include: Exploring Business

FLEX Research Methodologies Course (FMRC)

FLEX Research Methodologies Course (FRMC) helps students develop valuable research skills, gain competitive advantage when applying to future summer research programs and in applying to and succeeding in college!
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How it Works

  • Select a specific area of research:​ Health Sciences, Business/Econ, Humanities.
  • Ten video lectures​ ​on key research methodologies and skills (listed below in Course Schedule).
  • Includes homework for general concepts as well as subject-specific assignments.
  • Weekly live TA sessions​,​ including breakout sessions focused on the student’s area of research.
  • Meet with TAs​ during office hours if desired.
  • No prior experience with research required.

FLEX HeadStart Electives

FLEX HeadStart Electives provides students an opportunity to try something new and different outside of their chosen pathways.

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How It Works

  • Interdisciplinary classes
  • Project-based learning
  • Spark interest in new areas
  • Develop valuable skills