The search for a valuable summer experience


Posted by Ryan DeVito on 3 March 2018

Though the winter has been long, high school students can start looking forward to a summer of great experiences. Enrolling in a summer program can be a great way to explore your interests before going to college. Not all programs are created equal, though.

Read this article by experienced college counselor Nancy Griesemer to learn more about finding the perfect summer program. The article gives your resources for searching for summer programs while warning you of the potential pitfalls that some programs present. One important insight to keep in mind is that a summer experience at a prestigious university likely won't increase your chances at gaining admission later on. Still, any experience on a college campus is valuable for choosing a school later on.

Have you ever tried a summer program? We would love to hear your comments below.