Preteen school girls link arms walking down the hall

Student Voices

Read inspiring stories about students who have participated in University of Wisconsin–Madison precollege programs.

Fatou Barrow

Information Technology Academy gives student a welcoming community and a path for her future

Since 2000, more than 200 students have graduated from ITA Madison, and an estimated 99% of graduates have gone on to attend post-secondary institutions.

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WCATY students in the Human body class pose for a photo

Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth fosters passion for learning

WCATY held 48 courses and organized more than 140 field trips. More than 500 students took the courses.

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Summer Music Clinic students playing instruments

High schooler makes music and friends at Summer Music Clinic

Students learn from distinguished music teachers and enjoy social time.

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Precollege ProCSI Program students

ProCSI program sparks a 10th grader’s passion for computer science

High school students tour cutting-edge engineering labs.

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Fiona MacCrimmon in art class

Imaging Self course interests high school senior in studying art at UW–Madison

Summer course gives high school students a college experience.

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Gloria Omwanda

Aspiring engineer finds supportive community in the Engineering Summer Program

The six-week residential program is designed for women and groups historically underrepresented in engineering.

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Gabby Cunningham

High school senior discovers a career path in STARTALK Korean Language & Culture Academy

In the free four-week program, students learn to communicate in Korean and explore Korean cultural traditions.

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