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Career Exploration at Enrichment

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Jul 2, 2019 10:08:00 AM

Why you should start career exploration in high school

How many people have asked you what you want to be when you grow up? Or, what you want to major in? If your answer has been “I don’t know,” you are not alone! Many students go into college as undecided and take several years to declare their major. Even though this is extremely common, it does have its drawbacks: some students end up having to go to college for an extra semester or two because they didn’t declare a major soon enough. Also, it’s possible that you didn’t choose the college that would be best for your career choice. If you want to get the most out of your college experience high school is a great time to start exploring different options.

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

Pre-Med Prep Summer Courses

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Jun 26, 2019 8:46:00 AM

So you decided you want to be a doctor. If you are in high school and have already decided you want to become a doctor then you can use your time in high school to prepare for your future career. But knowing you want to enter a competitive and demanding field such as medicine can make your future path seem stressful. You might feel unsure about how to prepare for the academic rigors of college or even feel pressure about getting into the right school. 

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

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

Student Spotlights: Experiencing Yale Summer Academy with Tamie & Kendra

Posted by Ezra Solway on May 28, 2019 9:58:00 AM

In the summer of 2018, Tamie Tominaga traveled from her hometown in Brazil to attend the Yale Summer Academy in New Haven Connecticut. It was a life changing experience for her. The program opened her up to a new way of thinking, a prestigious academic environment that challenged her and friends she met from all walks of life. Now, Tamie is focused on getting out of her comfort zone, something that had eluded her before her time at Yale.  

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Topics: Life at JKCP, JKCP Student Spotlight, Pre-College Summer Programs, High School Summer Programs, yale

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