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    Application Season – The Best Summer Programs to Apply To NOW

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    Calling all high school students! Are you looking to participate in some amazing and prestigious summer programs? Check out the few listed below!

    Brown Pre-College Program

    Application Status: OPEN NOW
    Application Due:

    Early Action: January 14th, 2022

    Regular Decision: May 20th, 2022


    “Brown Pre-College Programs are designed for high school students to explore the challenges and opportunities of the college experience. You’ll enjoy the excitement and responsibility that comes from balancing challenging academics and enriching social activities—without the pressure of formal grades.

    In one of our 1- to 6-week courses, you’ll get to know the best of Brown: We’re an Ivy known for our embrace of independent thinkers—one that values and respects student voices.

    You’ll experience the rigors of college-level classes as you study alongside peers from around the world who are as motivated and curious as you are.

    Join the Brown community to get a feel for what college life is like—the choices, the challenges, and the new friendships. Leave enriched by an unforgettable experience, prepared for your next steps.”

    Yale Young Global Scholars Program

    Application Status: OPEN NOW
    Application Due: January 10th, 2022

    “Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is an academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students from around the world. Each summer, students from over 150 countries (including all 50 U.S. states) participate in one interdisciplinary, two-week session online or at Yale’s historic campus. Immerse yourself in a global learning community at Yale University.” [NOTE: this year, YYGS will be hosted all online]

    Princeton Journalism Program

    Application Status: OPEN NOW
    Application Due: February 28th, 2022

    “The Princeton Summer Journalism Program (PSJP) is one of the only programs of its kind offering a free, innovative residential journalism and college prep institute for high achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds. Over ten days every summer, up to 40 students from across the country explore current events and world affairs through workshops and lectures led by Princeton professors, professional journalists, and alumni on campus. The summer program culminates in the publication of the Princeton Summer Journal, the student-produced newspaper. During their senior year, students are matched with a personal college adviser, who will work with them on their college admissions process. Since our founding in 2002, PSJP has graduated more than 400 students who have gone on to attend some of the best colleges and universities and produce content for the most respected publications in the nation. Another 40 will join them this spring, as they complete their senior year and the college admission process!”

    The School of New York Times – Summer Academy

    Application Status: OPEN NOW
    Application Due:

    Early Decision: January 10, 2022

    Priority Decision: February 21, 2022

    Regular Decision: April 4, 2022


    “This summer, join students from around the world to explore, discover and learn alongside – and from – people with unique perspectives and personal experiences that may differ from your own. Take a front row seat and get ready to pursue your passions, seek new challenges, embrace new adventures and think critically and creatively.”


    Check out this link for Pre-College Programs in your state! Good luck with your applications!