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College Prep Program: Second Week in Boston

The weekend came just in time! We were all exhausted from staying up late, doing our homework and talking to each other. I needed some downtime and finally got a good night's sleep. The weekend weather was beautiful so my friends and I continued to get to know Boston. We walked around and did some shopping at a nearby mall; Emerson's location ...

by Student, Madison J.

College Prep Week 1

I was exhausted after my first full week of classes in college prep program with the Abbey Road Programs, but we had so much fun getting to know one another. One of the highlights of the week was going to the Harvard Observatory to watch the super moon on a sophisticated telescope. I'm always open to new ideas, so I thought this would be a ...

by Student, Madison J.

College Tours, SAT Prep, & Boston Adventures!

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="300"] View along the Charles River Esplanade, a short walk from our Boston dorm[/caption] This Tuesday, our students attended an SAT lecture followed by a tour of Tufts University. The students were eager to learn about the traditions and environment of the university and what it could offer them. ...

by Student, Alexis R. , Tennessee

Visiting Northeastern University

Today students got a chance to take a tour of Northeastern University here in the heart of Boston! This was one of six college visits that the students have gotten to experience during their time here in Boston, and turned out to be one of their favorites. In their evening classes, students then discussed pros and cons of this school as well as ...

Northeastern and Boston University

Amid the business of SAT testing and college preparation courses, students have had the chance this week to visit two college campuses: Boston University and Northeastern. Home to the huskies, Northeastern University is a competitive research institution known most for its business and engineering programs. Its extensive co-op program ...

Only a Few Days Left of College Prep, But We’re Still Having Fun!

Hello! Everything is going great! I have made good friends, and we are all very close and share a lot. Even though we're working hard, we have lots of good times. On Saturday, I stayed in, because I got food poisoning... It was terrible! I had to stay at Emerson, and I have to say I was pretty sad about that, because we were visiting MIT. ...

Half-Way Mark: A Photo Journal of College Prep Session 2!

It's hard for me to believe that we're already one full week into session 2! We've been working and playing hard, and taking full advantage of the great activities and schools that Boston has to offer. The weekend, and the half-way mark for the session, really snuck up on us. Here are a few of my favorite shots from the week: [caption ...

College Visits, College Visits, and More College Visits!

We've been touring so many colleges, and thus walking so much that I actually feel that my legs are getting toned. I guess I'm not missing my workout then! On Wednesday, we toured Tufts. The campus was beautiful, the architecture was amazing, and the class buildings were arranged in a way that was very practical. They had a specific building ...

by Student, Alexis R. , Tennessee

Bring on College Preparation Session 2

The second session of College Preparation started yesterday, and we got to meet everybody during orientation on Sunday (except for those who were getting in late). We all went out to dinner to get to know each other a little. We hurried back to the dorms and went straight to bed because we did not want to be tired to take our SAT practice test ...

by Student, Alexis R. , Tennessee

The Too-Huge World, the Next Crazy Venture, and Sad Good-byes to College Prep Session One!

Two weeks, twenty class sessions, four essays, four practice exams, and five college visits later, Session One of College Prep has wrapped. The time flew by, and it will be a shame to say good bye! This group of students has continually impressed me with how vibrant, thoughtful, and intelligent they are. College Prep is an intensive ...

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