Prepping for college admissions doesn't stop once the summer hits. In fact, there's no time like summer to fill in the gaps on your applications. In my recent Facebook Live Q&A, I answered all of your questions and gave my insider advice on planning for summer.
In case you missed it, here’s a recap with a list of some of the questions I answered and the full video of my session!
HERE ARE SOME OF THE QUESTIONS YOU'LL SEE ME ANSWER:
- What are the most important questions students should ask themselves when deciding on summer plans?
- Is summer a good time to prep for the SAT or ACT?
- What should 9th graders /10th graders/ 11th graders do during the summer?
- Should a student start visiting colleges over the summer?
- Does it matter what you do during the summer as a middle-school student?
- How do colleges view paid summer programs?
- Which is more impressive: a summer program on a prestigious college campus or Governor's School?
- If you plan on applying to an elite college, is it a good idea to attend the summer program on its campus?
- Should a student take community college classes during the summer?
- How do colleges view summer school?
- Do students need to do something academic during the summer or can they take a break?
- Is it okay to do a regular summer job if a student plans to apply to highly selective colleges?
- How would a summer job doing manual labor be looked at by admissions officers?
- Is being a camp counselor a worthwhile summer activity?
- Can a student come up with their own idea of what to do during the summer?
- How important is it to do volunteer work over the summer?