College visits in Boston with an optional extension to New York & Washington DC
Harvard, MIT, Boston University, Tufts and more. Optional extension to Yale, Columbia, NYU, Princeton, Georgetown, and George Washington University.
College Admissions Prep & Essay Writing
Journalism & Creative Writing
Business & Marketing
Choosing the perfect college is one of the most important decisions you will make as a young adult. This program will give you a chance to visit some of the best schools in the Boston area, with an option to go on a travel extension to colleges in New York, Washington DC and vicinity.
Our instructors will schedule personal meetings with admissions counselors, work with you on improving your admission essays and test scores, conduct mock interviews, and help you explore financial aid opportunities. You will also learn how to research and write college papers, which will serve you well in your future studies.
Our international students will be able to improve their English skills, immerse in American history and culture, learn about visa requirements for foreign students, and work on their TOEFL or IELTS scores.
New York and Washington DC
Have a picnic with your friends in New York’s Central Park, catch a Broadway show in the Theater District, visit the Metropolitan and Guggenheim museums, discover the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC and much more!
The spectrum of these ranges from strictly living out of a hiking backpack for two weeks in the North West to residing in a French dorm with the goal of foreign immersion. While all of these trips have been rewarding and well worth my time in their own ways, my latest journey to Boston for the Abbey Road test Prep Program was incredibly fulfilling for the particular time in my life that it came. It goes without saying that the majority of students approaching the fall semester of their senior year typically experience high anxiety with ...
This program will have a busy and exciting schedule, with three major metropolitan areas and close to a dozen colleges on its itinerary. A typical morning will include a group discussion followed by a college visit. In the afternoons the students will break into small groups to discuss their application materials, work on their admission essays, mock interviews and test scores. In the evenings they will attend cultural activities and excursions, enjoy group meals and free time.
Important note: Curfew and Free Time
The students will have approximately 2 – 3 hours of free time per day, within a designated area, subject to our safety rules and while remaining in contact with the staff. The curfew is at 11 pm on weekdays and 11.30 – 12 midnight on weekends, subject to change at program director’s discretion.
You will live in a comfortable, modern, centrally located student dorm on Emerson College campus, right by the Boston Common. Living in a University dorm, learning to be independent and self-reliant is a valuable experience that will serve you well in your college years. Our staff members will live in the same building with you and make sure your experience is safe and comfortable. They will help you plan your household chores, organize your schedule, get along with your roommates, and assist with any other needs.
You’ll be on a college “meal plan,” with occasional group dinners at local venues. This perfect location will give you a chance to take advantage of Boston’s exciting city center, its historic neighborhoods, waterfront and the famous Theater district.
While going on an optional trip to New York and Washington DC students and staff will stay in comfortable, modern hotels.
Visiting Boston, New York and Washington DC will let you cover the best of the Northeast, America’s historical, cultural, financial and political center. In addition to exploring some of the best colleges in the country, you will also have time to enjoy the company of your new friends in many exciting settings.
Past favorites have included:
After a morning of class, students went kayaking on the Charles River Monday afternoon. This was the first time in a kayak for some, but they were all naturals! We stopped for ice cream near the MIT campus on the way back. [caption id="attachment_4608" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Students put on life vests prior to ...
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