Tag: pre-college programs

How should I prepare for my summer program?

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Program Manager for Recruitment, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Many students and parents will do research on the college to get an idea of what is happening. Search websites for faculty, facilities, and research. Come with an open mind and ready to extend your knowledge base during the summer. read more

Can I get financial aid or scholarships to help pay my pre-college program tuition?

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Yes, there are a number of ways to get financial aid and/or scholarships to help cover the cost of attending a pre-college program. read more

What You Should Know About Summer Pre-College Programs

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Interested in a summer pre-college program? Read on to find out exactly what these programs are, how to find one you like, and all the ways they can benefit you. read more

All About Pre-college Summer Programs

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High School Student

For many students, e-mails from pre-college summer programs are nothing more than annoying spam. But deleting them without a second thought might be a big mistake... read more

Your Best Summer Ever Starts Now (Sort Of)!

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Student, Landstown High School

There are tons of summer programs for all of your interests that you can (and should) take part in! More importantly, you should start thinking about them now. read more

A Day in the Life at an Academic Summer Camp: Yale Young Global Scholars

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Student, Johns Hopkins University

Not all summer camps are canoes and campfires... read more

Summer Program Experience for the College Essay

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Freelance Writer

When you start brainstorming ideas for your college essay, consider writing about life at your summer program! read more

What Are You Doing This Summer?

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Production Manager, Porter Sargent Handbooks

Pre-college programs, volunteer excursions, special-interest camps, and more can make any summer more meaningful. read more

Studying Science and Making a Difference

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Senior Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

Want to save the world through science? There are some summer programs that might be just the right fit for you. read more

How can independent consultants help in finding summer programs for my child?

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With the wealth of available summer opportunities, choosing an enjoyable and beneficial placement for your child can be challenging. Independent educational consultants help you find the perfect fit . . . read more