Expensive pre-college programs or college courses are all the rage with parents and students these days, but should they be? High school students often wonder how to make the most of their summer vacation: take courses at a ‘prestigious university’ or pursue local, and often cheaper, options? In the third of a series of beachfront advice posts to celebrate summer, we have the answers that will ensure you weigh the pros and cons of each option.
Craig is a college admissions coach and founder of CollegeMeister. He previously held university admissions and high school college and career counseling positions in Baltimore, West Palm Beach, and Rio de Janeiro.