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Best College Summer Programs?

Hi everyone! I want to make the most out of my junior summer, and I'm looking into college summer programs for high school students. What are some recommendations for reputable and worthwhile programs I should consider applying to? Any advice is highly appreciated!

7 months ago

Hey there! It's awesome you're considering college summer programs. Some reputable options include the Stanford Summer Institutes, Harvard Summer School, Brown University Pre-College Program, and Yale Young Global Scholars. Each of these programs offers a variety of subjects and experiences, so you can choose one that aligns with your interests.

In addition, if you're interested in STEM or research in particular, MIT Launch, the Research Science Institute, and the Summer Science Program could be great choices. For humanities-focused programs, TASP (Telluride Association Summer Program) or the Great Books Summer Program are good options.

As you evaluate your options, make sure to be thoughtful about how the course offerings, as well as more environmental considerations like the location, align with your goals during the summer. Many top programs also offer financial aid, so don't hesitate to explore even programs that might have a daunting sticker price.

To learn more about specific programs, visit their websites and try to connect with past attendees to get their perspectives. Finally, remember to apply to multiple programs, as some may be highly competitive. Good luck, and I hope you find a fantastic summer program!

7 months ago

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