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High School Summer Programs
For High School students, we offer four different classes:
Wall Street 101 Explore how Wall Street works, who the players are, and the basics of stocks and bonds.
Investing and Trading - Learn the best investment strategies to help you grow your money and how to do analysis to find these investments.
Cryptocurrencies - Focus on evolving technologies, jobs and digital currencies as they relate to Wall Street and investing.
Budgeting and Beyond - Learn how to create and manage a budget, avoid financial pitfalls, and handle other real-world money matters.
We cover the basics and advanced topics from a REAL WORLD perspective. Students learn how to:
- Trade and invest
- Create budgets
- Use credit cards wisely
- Manage a 401K
- Understand interest rates
- Grow their money!
All our programs are virtual & run in June, July and August
Wall Street 101
Explore how Wall Street works, who the players are, and the basics of stocks and bonds.
Investing and Trading
Learn the best investment strategies to help you grow your money and how to do analysis to find these investments.
(*Wall Street 101 is a prerequisite, and is presented the first week of the 2-week package)
Focus on evolving technologies, jobs and digital currencies as they relate to Wall Street and investing.
Budgeting and Beyond
Learn how to create and manage a budget, avoid financial pitfalls, and handle other real-world money matters.
Put Your Child Ahead of the Competition for College!
With the ever-increasing competition for college admissions, it is now recommended that students explore areas of interest at an early age and start “preparing for college” in middle school.
Many traditional and top-tier colleges have become “test optional” narrowing the odds for students who, in the past, would have relied heavily on their SAT and ACT scores to gain admittance.
With the absence of these standardized test scores, admissions counselors, not wanting to look solely at high school grades as an objective measure of achievement, are now focusing more on a student’s extracurricular activities, community involvement and non-academic accomplishments.
Teach Me Wall Street prepares high school students for the admissions process, college, and careers.
We offer virtual programs on a variety of finance and business-related topics that help develop interests and insight about career options and pathways to independence and success.
Our finance extracurricular programs encourage students to be leaders, good team players and active members in their community.
Not only for Students with an Interest in Finance
Teach Me Wall Street programs cover topics that all students need, but are not always taught in school.
When you think about careers on Wall Street, what usually comes to mind are Brokers, Traders, Investment Bankers, and other jobs typically filled by those with degrees in Finance and Economics. These are traditional Wall Street careers, but there are many other jobs in the finance industry for Lawyers, and more recently, for those with STEM backgrounds.
Teach Me Wall Street programs are not just for students interested in careers on Wall Street. We cover topics that all students need, but are not always taught in school.
We strive to empower students with real-world knowledge about money and investing. We teach students how to create a budget, understand interest rates, use credit cards wisely, manage a 401K and more. These are valuable skills students will need in college, in their careers, and in life
Every financial service company employs lawyers. They have expertise in laws that pertain to antitrust, trade, securities and financial services. Government agencies such as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission make sure that Wall Street trading and other activities are in compliance with current regulations and laws.
STEM professionals have become increasingly important to the financial services industry as well - Technology continues to innovate the way the industry operates. There is an advance in quantitative trading, and Wall Street companies are now hiring Quantitative Analysts, Data Scientists, and Machine Learning Experts who can understand the algorithms at work on the trading floor. Those with backgrounds in Math, Physics and Engineering are in high demand to build and refine computer programs, and fix glitches.
What to Expect from Our Bootcamps
Top Rate Academic Quality Instruction:
High Levels of Support and Attention:
Flexibility of Online Learning Paired with Accountability
An Active Online Experience with Peer-to-Peer Engagement
Follow-up and Parent Involvement
Certificate of Completion:
How It Works
All our programs are virtual.
I know you may be looking for in person programs, but there are several benefits to a virtual program:
- no disruption to your summer plans in case of any changes / cancellations due. to virus or travel restrictions
- if you child has a summer job, they can still work in it and also attend the summer program
- many students took our program while at the beach – the days may be long to keep your child busy and our program takes only a morning or afternoon
- Monday - Friday, 2 hours a day
- Classes run at 10am and 1pm. Perfect for our East and West Coast students
- Students can alternate their morning or afternoon sessions
What You Will Need:
- A PC or Mac with a webcam and a microphone
- A headset
- A Notebook and pen
- A comfortable, quiet learning environment
- All boot-camp sessions are taught using Zoom
What is Expected of Students:
The Teach Me Wall Street virtual classroom is a place for learning, creative thought, active participation, collaboration and discussion.
Group assignments are completed in class. There is NO home-work.
While participating in the the Teach Me Wall Street Summer Finance Boot-camp, it will be necessary to:
- Have your webcam on during lessons.
- Do your best to find a quiet, comfortable location that is not likely to have people or pets passing through.
- Make sure that all wall decorations and objects that appear on camera are appropriate for a student learning environment.
- Be respectful of instructors and peers.
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Meet the Teacher
Annaline Dinkelmann, the owner of Teach Me Wall Street, worked in investment banking and compliance for many years and had a career as a day trader.
She and the Teach Me Wall Street team serve as great mentors for college-bound students. They provide students with an understanding of the college decision-making process and give them the resources and guidance necessary to create standout projects and make informed college application decisions.