Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens: 200 Programs that Prepare You for College Success

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Record numbers of teens are applying to selective universities and the competition to gain entrance into college is tougher than ever before. With today's teens becoming increasingly more involved in college preparation, their summers are no longer filled with days by the pool or hours of TV and video games. The Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens: 200 Programs That Prepare You for College Success helps teenagers find the coolest, most exciting, and most fulfilling summer programs across the United ...
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Overview

Record numbers of teens are applying to selective universities and the competition to gain entrance into college is tougher than ever before. With today's teens becoming increasingly more involved in college preparation, their summers are no longer filled with days by the pool or hours of TV and video games. The Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens: 200 Programs That Prepare You for College Success helps teenagers find the coolest, most exciting, and most fulfilling summer programs across the United States. College-planning expert Sandra L. Berger provides students and parents with advice on using summer opportunities to help gain entrance into selective universities, and guidance on researching, choosing, applying for, and making the most out of summer programs.

Students will be able to peruse the directory of more than 200 of the best summer opportunities in the areas of academic enrichment; fine arts; internships and paid positions; leadership and service; math, science, computer science, and technology; and study abroad or international travel, to find the program that fits them best.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593632359
  • Publisher: Prufrock Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/2007
  • Pages: 275
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Meet the Author

Formerly the "guru" of the Ask ERIC answer desk and the USA Today hotline, Sandra Berger is a frequent speaker on the topic of college planning for gifted students. She also is a yearly presenter at the College of William and Mary's career day. Berger's interests in gifted education expand beyond college and career planning; she also studies the topics of girls' success in science and math and the use of technology in the classroom.
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents
- -Introduction/How to Use This Book
- -Why Go to a Summer Program?
- -What Types of Programs Are Out There?
- -Finding and Choosing a Program
- -Making the Most of Your Summer
- -Advice for Parents
- -Directory of Programs
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