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2021 Summer Programs

Last Updated on Jan 6, 2021 6:15:00 AM

Do you want to enhance your chances for college admission? Most selective colleges evaluate your summer experiences as part of their admission-decision process. They look for students who take advantage of summer opportunities that enrich their lives — and that also distinguish them from the rest of the applicant pool.

Topics: College Admission, Summer, Extracurricular Activities

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Topics: College Admission, Summer, Extracurricular Activities

Engineering 101: Are You Building Toward the Right Career?

Last Updated on Jul 22, 2020 11:30:00 AM

One of the four STEM fields, engineering, is in vogue these days as a career destination for high schools students. Maybe you’ve already selected it or are leaning that way, but do you really know how you’re going to respond to the undergraduate regimen – what’s needed to make it through college from both an academic and mindset point of view?

Topics: College Admission, Course Selection, Summer

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Topics: College Admission, Course Selection, Summer

Summer Programs & College Admission

Last Updated on Apr 7, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Summer! A time to relax? Perhaps, but not a time to let down your guard if you’re planning to apply to college within the next two or three years! While summer is a special time away from the pressures of the school year, and a time to have fun, it’s also an opportunity to enrich your life, and enhance your chances for college admission by doing something productive. And, yes, you can accomplish all three of them at the same time! You may say, OK, but summer is at least four months away and I’ve got plenty of time to plan. Wrong! Now is the time to research and apply to summer programs!

Topics: Tutoring, Summer School, Educational-Consulting, Summer

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Topics: Tutoring, Summer School, Educational-Consulting, Summer