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Latest Enrichment Alley News

Taking a Break From Formal Education

Although many high school seniors are making final decisions about which college to attend in the fall, some are still undecided. After twelve years of formal schooling, you may be feeling that what you really need is a timeout.

Planning For a Productive Summer

How you spend your summers can influence your admission to college. While summer activities will not compensate for mediocre grades and poor test scores, careful planning can tip the scales in your favor. Let’s look at the kinds of experiences that can make a difference.

Summer on Campus

Although not yet spring, now is the right time to start planning for your summer vacation. For underclassmen just beginning to think about college choices, a summer on campus serves as a trial run. Hundreds of colleges across the U.S. offer summer programs for high school students.

Low-Cost Summer Enrichment

Money may be tight, but it’s not necessary to give up on finding a cost-effective way to spend a productive summer. Free and low cost summer enrichment programs are out there—you just need to look a bit harder to find them, or think outside the box about what a makes a productive summer.

Those Lazy Days of Summer

As competition for college admission increases, those lazy days of summer are a distant memory for most high school students.