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What’s the Secret Ingredient to a Competitive Summer Program or College Application?

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Mar 14, 2019 2:20:00 PM

A lot of people are looking for advice on how a summer program can make their college application more competitive – but let’s back up a minute first. What if you should actually focus on how to write a compelling application to land a spot in a competitive summer program for high schoolers? There are many great summer programs in which space is limited and the application pool is very large; these types of programs typically require a merit-based application to ensure that the students chosen represent a good fit for the program, have the skills necessary to succeed and help the program itself exceed expectations.

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

How to Encourage Your Young Entrepreneur

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Dec 3, 2018 9:19:00 AM

There are a lot of articles about what values parents should instill in their children in order to help them achieve an entrepreneurial mindset. While most of this advice is sound, such as teaching your kids risk/reward, allowing them to learn from their failures, and modeling hard work, many of these are overarching parental philosophies that can ring hollow – they sound great, but exactly what does this mean on the ground?

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Topics: Pre-College Summer Programs, High School Summer Programs, Julian Krinsky Business School, Pre-Professional Programs, yale, Wharton School of Business

Experience Summer Camp at Yale University - Are you Ready for an Ivy League University?

Posted by Alex McLoughlin on Nov 20, 2018 2:33:00 PM

Prospecting institutions of higher education can be an intimidating experience for any high school student. Those who may have spent only a limited time away from home and are now considering their first adventure in another state—perhaps another country—often find it daunting, to say the least.

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Topics: Pre-College Summer Programs, High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs, yale

How Pre-College Summer Programs Prep Students For The Next Step

Posted by Sarah Ohanesian on Apr 27, 2018 9:38:59 AM

Entering college is an important step in any person’s life because how you start off can influence your future. Pre-college summer programs can help students prepare for this decisive step. They allow students to experience college life by taking classes and participating in social activities on a college campus during the summer. Students can either live in dorms or commute from home if they live close to the college.

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Topics: Pre-College Summer Programs, High School Summer Programs, Guides to Summer, Generation Z, yale, College Admissions

13 Things To Do To Prepare for College

Posted by Kara Goldenhorn on Mar 29, 2018 3:09:59 PM

College is the first step into adult life that determines one’s future, and waiting for it can sometimes become a nerve-racking experience.

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

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