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Our Best Advice for Having an Awesome Summer Break

Make your summer vacation productive and fun with our best advice on getting work experience, preparing for college, and recharging after a long school year.

School’s out for summer! But it won’t be out forever—which is why you should be making the most of this valuable but fleeting break. Summer vacation is the perfect opportunity to earn some money, gain some experience for your résumé, learn something new, get a head start on your college applications, or prepare for your big move to campus. And don’t forget to enjoy yourself and relax for a minute too! Here’s our best advice on how to have the best summer ever, no matter what the next school year holds.

Jobs and internships

Productivity hacks

Summer learning

Admission and application prep

College prep

Travel and study abroad

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