If you are looking for something different to fill in your summer in between relaxing at the pool or hanging out with friends, attending summer programs or visiting college campuses might be a great addition!
Below are two links for summer programs on college campuses for high school students. Attending one of these summer programs is a great way for you to learn more about the major/career you are potentially interested in or to learn more about that college campus.
List of High School Summer Programs on College Campuses (WTHS managed)
List of Pre-College Summer Programs (College Greenlight managed)
Volunteering while in high school is beneficial for many reasons. Not only are you giving back to the community and helping others, but scholarship organizations, college and universities and honors societies appreciate your service.
An ideal area to emphasize your volunteerism is in your intended field of study (if possible) after high school. This will allow you to immerse yourself into the field prior to studying that major in college to determine if the field is a good fit for you.
Below is a list of suggestions for volunteer service: