Tag: precollege

College Ready: How Dual Credit Helped Prepare Me for the Future

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Karen went to a dual credit high school during senior year, earning 35 credits before she graduated! Read on to learn how her experience prepared her for what lies ahead in college. read more

Pre-College Credit: How to Earn It and How It Transfers

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

There are plenty of ways to get credits for college in high school. Learn about different types of credits and how they might transfer with this helpful guide. read more

3 Important Reasons Why High School Students Should Do Summer Programs

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Summer programs can do a lot for high school students. From making friends to finding inspiration, they offer more benefits than you might think! 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

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

5 Benefits of Pre-college Summer Programs

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Freelance Writer

Pre-college summer programs offer a unique opportunity for high school students to get a taste of campus life while bolstering their college applications. Need more convincing? Read on to learn more about the many advantages of participating in a pre-college program. read more

Your Goals, Your Life, Your Gap Year

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Vice Presidents, The Center for Interim Programs

What is a "gap year"? Fundamentally, it's a rite of passage into adulthood, a chance to explore the world while considering "Who am I?" "What's important to me?" and "What do I want to do with my life?" read more

Social Networking in the Summer Before College

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Student, Brown University

With the advent of social networking tools like Facebook groups, American universities are welcoming their students, particularly internationals, with a new, exciting, and wholly interactive experience. 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

Private School and Your Child's Future

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Senior Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

With well over 25,000 programs in operation nationwide, nonpublic schools are an option for parents across the country. The sheer variety of schools can enable families to find the best educational match for students' talents and interests. read more