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Stock Market Basics for High School Students

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Jun 17, 2019 9:24:00 PM

If you are a high schooler interested in learning more about the stock market, you are in luck! In the information age there are so many resources at your fingertips to get you started. First, you will want to understand some of the basic language – this will make it easier to learn the underlying concepts and communicate ideas and strategies. Once you get some of the lingo down and are comfortable with the basics of the stock market, it’s time to keep learning and improving your skills and knowledge!

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Julian Krinsky Business School, Pre-Professional Programs

Why You Should Consider a Robotics Class This Summer

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Jun 12, 2019 3:11:00 PM

Engineers and computer scientists solve problems we didn’t even know existed to make our world a more comfortable place to live – oftentimes to an extent we don’t see. This, however, does not happen overnight or without hard work. One of the most rapidly expanding ways they are making an impact is in robotics. This is an exciting field that is continuing to expand.

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Topics: Pre-College Summer Programs, High School Summer Programs, Middle School Summer Programs

College Admission Guide: SAT Prep Classes

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Jun 3, 2019 12:38:00 PM

Like it or not, standardized test scores play a very important role in college admission decisions. While arguments abound about whether or not the SAT accurately measures a student’s chance of success in college or even appropriately tests what they learned in high school, this doesn’t change the fact that you are going to have to take them.

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Topics: Pre-College Summer Programs, High School Summer Programs, College Admissions

6 Steps to Help You Decide on a College Major

Posted by Brenda Ronan on May 21, 2019 12:34:00 PM

Whether you are still in high school or in your freshman or sophomore year in college, you may be one of the millions of students that are currently undecided about what they should choose for a college major. While this can be an incredibly stressful situation, here are a few tips that will help make it easier to make the decision.

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Topics: Internships for High School Students, Pre-College Summer Programs, High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs

How Do I Help My Child Make Friends at Summer Camp?

Posted by Brenda Ronan on May 7, 2019 1:32:00 PM

We are going to talk about ten things you can do as a parent to help your child make friends at camp - even though you can't be there with them. While your kids are exploring, learning and playing at summer camp, you will not be there with your child. This can be a startling thought for many parents, especially if it is the first time their child has attended a summer program.

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Topics: Life at JKCP, Middle School Summer Programs, For Parents

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