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Are summer programs worth the investment?

Hello! I've heard about various summer programs offered by colleges for high school students, and I'm considering applying to a few. However, I'm not sure if they're worth the investment in terms of cost and time. Has anyone participated in these programs, and can you share your experiences? Thank you!

9 months ago

Hello! I understand your concern about the investment in summer programs. My child attended a summer program at a well-known university. Based on our experience, I can share some insights.

First, these programs can be a great way for students to get a taste of college life, explore academic interests, and make connections with other like-minded students. In my child's case, the program helped them gain clarity about their preferred major.

However, I agree that cost can be a concern. I recommend researching various programs and seeking out scholarships or financial aid offered by the institutions. Weigh the benefits and see if they align with your priorities.

In summary, summer programs can provide valuable experiences, but it's essential to consider the cost and your ultimate goals. If the program matches your interests and there's financial support available, it may be worth the investment. Good luck!

9 months ago

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