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How selective are summer programs for high school students?

Hi there, I'm considering applying to summer programs like the Stanford High School Summer College or the Harvard Summer School. How competitive are these programs? Do they require anything special in the application process? Thanks for your help!

9 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're looking into summer programs like the Stanford High School Summer College and the Harvard Summer School. These programs can be competitive, but are almost never as selective as regular admissions at these schools. However, they still expect participants in their programs to be talented and motivated.

In terms of application requirements, you can expect to provide your academic transcript, letters of recommendation, and a personal statement or essay. The personal statement is an essential part of your application, as it allows the admissions committee to know more about you, your achievements, and your motivation to attend their program.

Consider preparing for the application process by selecting recommenders who know you well and can speak to your strengths, and putting effort into crafting a strong personal statement. Just be proactive and start the application process as early as possible, to make sure everything is as polished as it can be before you submit. Good luck!

9 months ago

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