Tag: summer program search

The Rundown on Summer Programs

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Student, Judge Memorial Catholic High School

"Summer programs?! But it's barely fall!" We get it. But the thing is, they fill up fast, so if you're remotely interested in a camp for next summer, you need start planning now! read more

Summer Is the Perfect Time to Horse Around

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Senior Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

You know springtime is here at last when the Kentucky Derby comes around each May. Whether you care about horseracing or not, there's nothing like the pomp and circumstance of the Derby. If you already have a love of horses--or if you're just intrigued by them and want to learn how to ride--rest assured that summer programs focusing on recreational riding and equestrianism abound. read more

Baseball Camp: The All-American Summer

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Senior Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

Maybe you play for your high school team, a team in your hometown, or both. That may be enough baseball for you, but players who really want to take their game to the next level should take heart: top-notch instruction is available at summer camps across the nation. read more

Summer Break Can Be a Springboard to Your Future

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Senior Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

Your summer break could mean a lot more for you future than you think! read more

There's No Debate: Public Speaking Leads to Political Success

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Senior Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

Looking to enter politics or polish your public speaking skills? Check out these summer programs! 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

Other Options for Sweet Summers

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Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

In our last post, we recommended a few summer programs that are still accepting applications. But if your plans don't include attending a formal program, that's no excuse for wasting your summer. 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

Stay Sharp this Summer Without Breaking the Bank

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TIME magazine's August 2, 2010, cover story delivered a headline sure to strike fear into the hearts of kids everywhere. In "The Case Against Summer Vacation," author David Von Drehle worries that American students are falling behind children around the world, who in many cases spend four weeks longer in school each year. read more