Will summer academic programs help me get into the Ivy League?

Will summer academic programs help me get into the Ivy League?

So, I’m here today on the campus of Brown University, one of the eight Ivy League campuses, and it’s beautiful summer day. Today is check in for the Brown summer program, or Summer at Brown, and this is a program that’s for high school students, It lasts several weeks, and there are just scads of […]

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Video: Vassar College–The Ugly Side of a College Campus

Video: Vassar College–The Ugly Side of a College Campus

Ok so I’m here on the campus of Vassar College and Vassar is known as being one of the most beautiful campuses in America, it really is. It’s just gorgeous. And I often wonder–Vassar used to be a women’s college and some of my favorite campuses in America are women’s colleges. I love Mount Holyoke–absolutely […]

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How to practice effectively…for just about anything – Annie Bosler and Don Greene

How to practice effectively…for just about anything – Annie Bosler and Don Greene

Mastering any physical skill, be it performing a pirouette, playing an instrument, or throwing a baseball, takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us perform with more ease, speed, and confidence. So what does practice do in our brains to make us better at things? […]

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