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Do summer programs help with college admissions?

Hey guys! I'm a high school junior, and I've been looking into attending a summer program at a college I'm interested in. Do you think participating in a summer program will make me a more attractive candidate to colleges? Thanks for any advice you can give!

10 months ago

Hi there! I think it's great that you're considering a summer program at a college you're interested in. From my experience with my own child, I can say that summer programs can indeed help with college admissions in several ways. Firstly, they show your dedication to learning and your passion for the subject you choose. Secondly, they allow you to develop new skills and deepen your understanding of the subject, which can benefit not only your college application but also your academic performance in high school. Finally, participating in a summer program can help you create connections with faculty and other students, which might come in handy when you're seeking recommendation letters or support in applying for scholarships. However, it's essential to pick a program that genuinely interests you and aligns with your goals. Don't just join a program for the sake of improving your application. Instead, focus on what you're passionate about and how the program can contribute to your overall growth. I hope this helps! Good luck with your decision and future college applications!

10 months ago

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