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Visiting TAMS

Preview Day

Preview Days are for parents, educators, and students in grades 7–10. Gather details on the curriculum and research opportunities, meet staff and students, and tour the residence hall and facilities, including a $25 million Student Recreation Center with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, game courts, swimming pool, and climbing wall.

Make sure you Register to ensure a seat.  Registration will close three days prior to the event, or whenever we have reached our room capacity.

  • Saturday
  • Saturday
  • Saturday
  • Saturday
  • September 16, 2017
  • October 21, 2017
  • November 4, 2017
  • March 31, 2018
  • 8:00AM - 12:30PM
  • 8:00AM - 12:30PM
  • 8:00AM - 12:30PM
  • 8:00AM - 12:30PM

The March 31, 2018 Preview Day is recommended for families and students in grades 7 through 9.


Prospective students are encouraged to shadow TAMS students to classes, meals, and recreation. Spend-A-Days are on the day preceding each Preview Day.

You may also Spend-A-Day preceding your assigned interview. Interview Day attendance is by invitation only.

Register for Spend-A-Day a week in advance of Interview- or Preview Day to allow pairing with TAMS student ambassadors (available soon).

TAMS Webinars

Live too far away to make it to campus for Preview Day? Meet us online in one of our webinars! Each webinar will contain a general overview of our program, as well as one aspect of TAMS covered in depth. There will also be time allotted for a question and answer session. Upcoming webinars for this semester are:

Date Subject Time
September 20th

Student Life: Home Away from Home

Interested in hearing more about the residential component of TAMS? Come learn about what life for students is like in McConnell Hall. You'll also hear information about our policies and procedures for everything outside the classrooom. Register here.

October 25th

Academics and Research: Challenging Yourself Now

Come hear about the academic experience in TAMS, including what to expect from teachers, classes, and studying. We'll also cover mentored research- one of the most unique features of the TAMS experience. Register here.


November 15th

Admissions: Everything You Need to Know

Join us for a detailed look at the admission process. We'll discuss the application itself, the interview and selection process, as well as the timeline for admission decisions. Register here.

December 4th

Admissions: Completing Applications FAQ

Completing an application this year? We're answering all your last minute application questions in this final webinar. Register here.


Interview Day

Select applicants are invited to campus for interviews. Candidates will also take multiple-choice Algebra I and II tests. Since off-site testing cannot be monitored, interviewees are asked to be present. Sample questions with answer key will have been provided in advance. Do not bring calculators.

Interview Days Location
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - Early Decision Lyceum, University Union
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - Regular Decision Lyceum, University Union

Practice Algebra I and II skills prior to receiving sample tests: Math Practice Exam