Summer Springboard Success Stories

Georgetown – July 29 & July 30

July 25, 2019

Sim Lab
CPR practice

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Day 2 & 3 of Summer Springboard (Session 2):

Chest compressions in the simulation lab.

Simulation Lab Instruction
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True You session
Business guest speaker Peter Mombaur
PSB
Problem solving in business

Highlights:

  • Georgetown Campus Tour
    • Students are drawn to Georgetown University’s high academic ranking as well as the picturesque campus on the Potomac River.
    • Fun fact – both Bill Clinton and Bradley Cooper went to Georgetown!
  • Medical & Healthcare Excursion – GWU Simulation Center:
    • The new Clinical Learning and Simulation Skills (CLASS) Center , which opened its doors on March 1, 2014, provides one of the most innovative educational environments in the nation.
    • Our students were able supplement their classroom learning with comprehensive clinical exposure, feedback, and evaluation that prepare them to become both technically adept and compassionate caregivers.
  • Business & Entrepreneurship Guest Speaker – Former McKinsey Executive
    • Peter Mombaur, CEO of Terra Education, provided a deep dive workshop into problem solving.
    • Peter shared McKinsey’s method to approach problem solving = MECE (mutually exclusive, collectively exhaustive)
  • The True You
    • A major part of what makes Summer Springboard different is The True You.
    • The purpose of the True You is to increase student’s self-awareness so they can make better decisions about college admissions, academic major and career paths.