Some helpful information before you start...

Thanks for getting this far! It’s great that you are interested in applying and we have given you some hints and tips to help you through the process of joining us. This is how our application process works...



You Apply to B.E.S.T. Academy

The Brain Expansions Scholastic Training focuses on engaging middle and high school students in health care careers, while enhancing their academics using memory skills and brain based games such as chess.  The program's primary goal is to ignite interest and provide exposure in the fields of science, technology and health.  The first step in securing your spot in this one of a kind program is to apply.  The application will walk you through a number of steps that is easy and self explanatory.  We have given you the ability to email us messages that you will not get lost at any point.  Our staff are willing to do what ever is needed to make this process as easy as possible. We would like you to download a picture that will be used to confirm your identify at the interview and for distribution of ID badges.  There are areas of the application that parents need to get involved. There are areas of the application that teachers and guidance counselors get involved.  

To complete the application process there will be a $15.00 application fee.  This fee will be added to your tuition fee if you are selected and enrolled in the program for 2017.  

Only students from the following counties may apply to this program: Bradenton, Hillsborough, Hernando, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota(Currently not taking any out of state applicants.


Remember the deadline March 10th, 2017

We Review Your Application

Once your application is completed and your application fee is paid, we will review your application.  If students fulfills the criteria set forth by the B.E.S.T. Academy, we will invite you for an interview at one of our interview sites.  

We Get Back To You

Throughout the application process, there may be times that you get an automated email, a formulated email requesting information or one that responds to your questions, or a personal call. We will keep you engaged and hope that this experience of applying will prepare you for your future endeavors as a future health professional.