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Summer activity planning: part II

January 30, 2017, Posted In Summer Activities
Aidan

If you missed Part 1 from last week, please click here. Thinking about extracurricular involvement and summer activity planning for your son or daughter? To help, we’ve pulled six unique programs from our Extracurricular Activities & Leadership Development guide. Check them out! Community Service The Road Less Traveled https://www.theroadlesstraveled.com/environmental-summer-programs Community service programs abroad with a focus on … Continue reading Summer activity planning: part II

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Summer activity planning

January 23, 2017, Posted In Summer Activities
Sophie

Thinking about extracurricular involvement and summer activity planning for your son or daughter? To help, we’ve pulled six unique programs from our Extracurricular Activities & Leadership Development guide. Check them out! Cultural Immersion & Study Abroad: Putney Student Travel www.goputney.com One month to six week programs. Trips emphasize cultural immersion, first-hand learning and giving something of themselves … Continue reading Summer activity planning

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The benefit of high school jobs with college admissions

July 17, 2015, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Aidan

High school jobs come in all shapes and sizes. Just ask Warren Buffett, founder of Berkshire Hathaway, who worked summers as a paperboy. Or Ma Huateng, creator of WeChat, who earned a humble $176 per month during his first job. Even AcceptU Managing Director Sophie Gray is quick to confess that her first job was … Continue reading The benefit of high school jobs with college admissions

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How can my child decide on an academic interest?

March 20, 2015, Posted In Academics
Marc

If your child is like most, he or she may have several academic interests. How are students supposed to select a major and demonstrate interest when they’re curious about two or more subjects? Encourage your child to further explore his or her current academic interests and consider the opportunities for continued study through a college … Continue reading How can my child decide on an academic interest?

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