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Interview Tips for Telluride Association Summer Program

Question: My son, a high school junior, will soon be interviewed for the Telluride Association Summer Program. What should he expect at this interview, and how can he best set himself apart from the other candidates who will undoubtedly be bright, accomplished students like himself? Any information you could provide would be greatly appreciated, since he would very much like to attend this program.

The Telluride Association Summer Program typically blips onto a student radar screen at PSAT time. That’s because those with top scores are invited to apply to TASP (which, by the way, is free), although they are not guaranteed admission. All must go through an exacting application process (lots of essays!) and then, if they make the next cut, an interviewâ€"which is where your son is right now.

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