As your pre-college student’s plans for in-person summer camps, pre-college programs, travel, internships, sports-trainings and more begin to be canceled, families are asking “What are some other ways that my teen can continue to grow both academically and personally while also strengthening their future college applications?” Learn some great options for staying involved in this bonus post on the College Coach Insider Blog at blog.getintocollege.com.
by Sara Calvert-Kubrom, former admissions officer at Lewis & Clark College
As in-person summer camps, pre-college programs, travel, internships, sports training, and more begin to be canceled, many wonder “what next?” First, we need to remember that colleges will all take these extraordinary circumstances into consideration when evaluating applications for admission. Accept that it is ok to slow down. There are, however, many enriching ways teens can use this time to positively impact their community, grow academically and personally, and continue to thoughtfully prepare for college.