College News Weekly: Summer Planning Starts in January

college news weekly summer planningOur weekly round-up of college news, admissions updates, and education trends:

Summer is 5 months away… which means that there are only 5 months left for summer planning – to figure out productive and meaningful activities for your student.

Get a taste of the college experience at summer college at any of the top schools – Duke, Columbia, Brown, almost every top school has a pre-college program.

MIT offers several different summer programs for high school students from internships to research projects – any of which would impress on a college resume. On MIT Summer Programs.

Summer is also a great time to start educating yourself and your student about standardized tests. Learn about the re-designed PSAT/NMSQT on Collegeboard.

If you’ll be applying as an international student, hit the vocab flashcards when you’re studying for the TOEFL and SATs. From US News Education.

Congrats to ALL our seniors who have turned in their apps! We’re crossing our fingers for ya!

Just wanted to say thank you for helping me with my college applications. I am really happy with the progress we are making and I don’t think I could have done even a fraction of it by myself. Thanks for being the best sounding board for my silly ideas 🙂
-V.M.

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