Best pre college summer programs?
I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college #pre-college #summer #summer-programs
Things you can consider for this specific question...
What colleges offer well-known pre-college summer programs?
What do these programs have to offer?
What should a student look for when choosing a pre-college summer program?
Are there free vs paid summer programs?
The most important thing to consider is how this program might relate to your career are of interest which you might pursue in college. Getting to know yourself better to better position you in an appropriate career area and developing personal networking connections with people in your area will enable you to locate a program that is best for you as an individual.
Getting to know yourself and how your personality traits relate to people involved in various career opportunities is very important in your decision making process. During my many years in Human Resources and College Recruiting, I ran across too many students who had skipped this very important step and ended up in a job situation which for which they were not well suited. Selecting a career area is like buying a pair of shoes. First you have to be properly fitted for the correct size, and then you need to try on and walk in the various shoe options to determine which is fits the best and is most comfortable for you to wear. Following are some important steps which I developed during my career which have been helpful to many .
Ken recommends the following next steps: