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Expand your horizons

Your time in high school is critical. Part of your job as a student, beyond your school work, is to explore and learn as much as you can, about yourself. Doing well in your classes is only one piece of the larger educational puzzle.  You can try new things and learn from incredible experiences outside of school as well. Read below to learn about some opportunities that may interest you!

Walt Disney  1.) Discover the World of Communication: Students can journey to American University for a summer program in 2014. This program will help students to build a digital portfolio using lessons in television, radio, studio production, and more. CLICK HERE for more details.

2.) Multimedia Journalism Camp: Students can travel to Penn State for a few days in July of 2013. No experience is needed. Students will have an opportunity to be exposed to the world of journalism. This includes story writing, reporting, discovery of information, and research. CLICK HERE for more details.

3.) Summer at Georgetown: Students can participate in a summer law program. They will learn about interesting topics, including: punishment for minors vs. adults, victim rights vs. prisoner rights, arrests and sentencing, and the peer jury system. Workshop is offered in July. For more details CLICK HERE.

4.) Harvard Extension School: Students in high school, and those who are home-schooled, have the opportunity to enroll in courses to earn credit at Harvard’s Extension School. Scholarships are available (with some restrictions) and online study is an option. CLICK HERE to learn more.

5.) Abbey Road Programs: This website will give you a chance to consider and learn more about residential study abroad programs, home-stay immersion programs, and more. Take a look to see if any of these might work for you! CLICK HERE for more details.