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Precollege Connection

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Welcome to The Precollege Connection! This free, virtual, nonacademic gathering gives students a preview of our summer programs at Smith. Join us for casual meets and greets, Q+A sessions, workshops and panels with our Smith Precollege community, including staff and instructors. Every month is different and will feature new activities and Smith College guests.


Welcome to the
Precollege Connection!

We look forward to your participation. A selection of upcoming topics may include:

  • Residential Life and Independence at Smith Precollege
  • Design Thinking Workshop at Precollege
  • Student Athlete Resources at Smith Precollege
  • Preview to Women, Gender and Representation workshop
  • Creative Writing Workshop Session

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Who should register? Students currently in 8th–11th grade.

Want to ask a specific question about our programs? Please email


Register once and gain access to a session every month. Join for the months that interest you and leave the rest! Sessions available via Zoom from 6–7 p.m. EST on the following dates:


  • November 9, 2021
  • December 14, 2021


  • January 11, 2022
  • February 8, 2022
  • March 8, 2022
  • April 12, 2022
  • May 10, 2022


Precollege Connection Staff

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Tina Zorzi, Residential Manager for Precollege Programs

Hi! So good to see you here. I’m excited to introduce you to our Smith Precollege community and to give you a preview of our summer programs.

What I love about Smith Precollege: Our time together as a community sharing diverse interests and skills, and meeting students from all over the world.

Education: Master’s in school counseling, bachelor’s in psychology and women’s studies.

Favorite part of my job: Leading house communities with precollege students and staff at Smith!

Most exciting part of Precollege Connection: Getting students excited about our summer opportunities! 


Precollege Programs