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Turning a Passion for Numbers and Sports into A Career

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Jan 16, 2020 9:45:00 AM

If you are in in high school and love numbers and math, you have a lot of career trajectories available to you. From a STEM career in computer programming or mechanical engineering to teaching, your math skills can open so many doors in so many industries. There isn’t an industry where you will not be able to apply these skills in one shape or another.

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Topics: High School Summer Programs

Will Summer Programs For High School Students Get Me Into College?

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Jan 8, 2020 3:32:00 PM

What is a Summer Program?

When we talk about summer programs in this article we are referring to educational summer camps; these are similar to a college experience and are usually located on a college campus. That’s not to say that traditional outdoor summer camps located in rural areas don’t provide learning opportunities for students! We are just specifically referring to summer programs located on college campuses that focus on helping students academically or enhance their extracurriculars while preparing the student for college.

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, College Admissions

How To Become An Architect

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Jan 3, 2020 12:36:38 PM

It's hard to imagine a career that has a greater impact on the world than architecture. Just look around you. Every building in your town—the house you live in, the school you attend, the place you work—was designed by an architect. Architects have left a lasting mark throughout human history, and so can you. 

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Topics: Internships for High School Students, High School Summer Programs, Architecture at PennDesign

What Life Skills Can Engineering Teach High School Students?

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Nov 25, 2019 2:02:00 PM

Attending a STEM summer camp during high school can certainly be beneficial for a student interested in pursuing Engineering as a career or looking to prepare for college. However, there are a lot of other important skills high school students can learn through Engineering as well. Engineering is a broad topic that can include careers as diverse as designing airplane engines to supervising a bridge construction. However, many of the underlying skills required for this broad discipline are similar, such as the reliance on advanced mathematics and statistics.

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs

Summer Fitness At Enrichment

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Nov 22, 2019 1:51:00 PM

Summer is often a time of year when people are trying to get in shape. Whether you are trying to stay in shape for a sports team or are trying to lead a healthier lifestyle, busy schedules and summer parties can make your fitness goals go haywire! There are usually a few challenges that most people face when it comes to staying or getting in shape in the summer: 

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Topics: High School Summer Programs

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