The Young Artist Residency (YAR) program offers a unique opportunity for high school students to take a wide selection of college-level courses for credit. Here is a sample list of the courses that we have offered recently.
Students select their own courses, build their own schedules, and attend classes Monday through Friday. Morning classes are from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm. An hour for lunch is provided from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Lesley. Afternoon classes are from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
Below is a list of previously offered courses. See detailed descriptions for our current courses.
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YAR Transformative Student Experience
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YAR Student and Parent Experience
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Read an interview with a YAR alumni and her mother to learn more about the benefits of the Young Artist Residency program.
French international student, Lorraine Volatier, shares her memorable Young Artist Residency(YAR) experience. Read the interview to learn about Lorraine's summer at YAR>>
Our College Courses for High School Students host students from the Boston area as well as from around the world. Take a look at our Galleries to view student work.
Hear what students and faculty have to say about the YAR program.