Preparing for College

Summer Writing Programs

Question: I am a high school sophomore from Manhattan, and I am trying to find a good lineup for my upcoming summers. I'm looking into Breadloaf Writing Program and Iowa Writers' Studio. Do you know of others that will be better? Thank you!

College-campus summer writing offerings for high school students abound, and you can find them from Berkeley to B.U. I can't recommend specific programs (and quality is likely to vary from year to year, regardless of where you go, depending on the instructors and participants). However, as a college-admissions advisor, what I can tell you is that the two options you've cited (Breadloaf and Iowa) are probably among the most renowned and respected by elite-college admissions staff.

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