Tag: pre-college programs

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

Spotlight on the Program: WaterBotics and GADgET at Triton College

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Public Relations Writer, Triton College

Alicia Roberson of Triton College introduces students to two science-savvy camps offered by this public, two-year school. read more

Q & A: Jessica Givens, College Admission Counselor

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Editor, Summer Program Search

Jessica Givens, college counselor and author of the book "Get Your Summer Strategy On!" offers some tips for students hoping to make the most of their summer. read more

Business Summer Programs for Students

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Admission to the premier business schools in the country can be as cutthroat as the business world itself, so help set yourself apart from the crowd by attending a pre-college summer business program. read more

What Your Summer Program Says About You

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When college admission officers want to know how you spend your school days, they just look at your academic transcript. But to paint a complete portrait of you as an applicant, they need to know how you use your free time, including during your summer vacation. read more

Do pre-college summer programs include anything besides classes and studying?

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While some summer pre-college programs are more academics-heavy, most schedule plenty of leisure activities, including local "field trips," which may tie into the subjects students are studying. read more

Preview Campus Life and Get a Leg Up in Admission With Pre-College Summer Camps

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College admission officers treasure applicants who challenge themselves and push their boundaries, both inside and outside the classroom. read more

Do admission counselors consider summer activities?

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Admission counselors love to hear about the activities you've found engaging over the summer, but there aren't any particular activities we look for on applications. read more

Spotlight on the Program: Summer@Rennselaer

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Program Manager for Recruitment, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's program manager Mike Gunther answers some common questions surrounding summer programs and gives a glimpse at what makes these technology-savvy camps so special. read more

Will attending a summer program run by a college or university help me gain admission to the school as an undergrad?

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Program Manager for Recruitment, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

I believe summer programs help develop your skill sets and extend your passion and should be a nice addition to a student's activity list and look good on a college application. read more