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5 Worst Reasons to Attend a Pre-College Summer Program

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Attending a pre-college summer program is a great way for high school students to prepare for the transition to college. Experience life on campus. Test drive a future major. Meet students from all over the world. Develop skills to succeed. Pre-college programs help students get ready for college in a number of ways!

In speaking to parents and students interested in pre-college summer programs, one question I always ask is “what interests you about attending a pre-college program?”

Every student arrives to a pre-college program for their own reasons – just make sure you’re attending for the right reasons. The list below is a brief overview of the worst reasons I’ve heard for attending a pre-college summer program.

If any of the 5 below apply to you (or your family), we suggest that you take another look at your summer plans and reconsider.

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UCLA Pre-College Director

About Yesenia J. Moreno| Educator, Photographer, and Life-long Learner

Students joining Blueprint’s Pre-College Summer Program @ UCLA already have something to look forward to …. the coolest director on the planet!

Yesenia graduated with her Masters in Bilingual/Bicultural Education from Teachers College, Columbia University in 2008, and immediately put her degree to work as a Bilingual Elementary Teacher at a New York Public School in Harlem.  Since graduating she remains dedicated to her studies by continuing to take courses at her Alma Mater in pedagogy and sociology.  Just this Spring of 2013, she enrolled in a course titled the Sociology of Urban Education, which sums up her professional passion.

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For more information on Yessenia’s program and other Summer Programs for High School Students, visit: http://www.bpsummerprograms.com//ucla Read more