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About Real Estate Exchange (REEX) Summer Programs

Exposing Diverse Students to Top Universities & Career Opportunities in Commercial Real Estate

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REEX 2020 Summer Programs

Two Virtual Summer Programs

Session I: Mon.-Fri., June 21 – July 2, 2021

Session II: Mon.-Fri., July 12 – 23, 2021

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REEX offers a Unique Summer Experience to Help Future Leaders in the CRE Industry

REEX Summer Programs is dedicated to helping high school students of color take charge of their future. Once accepted into REEX, you will enjoy:

Entrepreneurship & Commercial Real Estate Fundamentals in “Masterclass” Modules as well as Small Group Cohorts

-Access to University Partners & their College Faculty/Admission Officers

Experiential Virtual Learning through engaged instruction, virtual site visits, case studies, etc. with other diverse students nationwide

-Engage with CEOs, Founders & Executives in Business & Commercial Real Estate

-Participate in Team University Presentations Culminating at a National Competition

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, Up to 6.5 Hours per Day

Week 1: Learning

  • Business & CRE Fundamentals
  • College Prep / Admissions
  • Building / Affecting Your Community

Week 2: Application

  • Small Group Case Studies (Judged Competitively, with Cash Prizes Awarded to the Winners)
  • Career Path Discussions
  • Coaching by Business & Real Estate Professional
PRICE: $750; VALUE: Priceless

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who should apply for REEX? Diverse rising high school Juniors & Seniors.
Are scholarships available? Full scholarships are available based on need.
What are the technology requirements? Students will need computers and internet connections capable of supporting online learning/video meeting requirements.
Can students select their preferred university? Students can request a university, but university pairing will be done by REEX. However, all REEX participants will have access to “Masterclass” curriculum, university tours & admissions presentations from all university partners.

What is the deadline to apply for the programs? The deadline to apply is Monday, May 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CST.  Acceptance notifications will be sent via email after May 1, 2021.

“Thank you to the REEX program and the Cornell Cohort for allowing me the great opportunity to represent the Cornell Scholars in my remarks. As I said yesterday, I am so grateful to my LEAD and REEX colleagues and the community we have joined. A huge shout out to all of the sponsors, speakers, and REEC.”

-Priyali Bandla
(Scholar, Cornell)

“What a wonderful experience for our son Khari. It offered him additional insights to study and career considerations that he otherwise may never have experienced. Thank you so much and I will forever be an advocate for the work you are doing with REEX/LEAD, pushing as many kids as I can your way. ”

-Leslie W. Kingslow
(Parent of Khari Kingslow, Scholar, MIT)


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