Tuition and Fees

College Prep 101 Workshop

Summer 2018

About the Course

At Tufts, we know preparing for college is a difficult task and we are here to help! Learn from real Undergraduates, Grad Students, and field-experts as you discover the skills you need to prepare for college applications, college life, and beyond!

Our hallmark college prep offering, this program begins each day with a workshop during which students will explore topics like career / major planning, time management, interview skills, resume building, and library research. Each afternoon, students will attend a college admissions session and tour at one of the many leading Universities in the Boston area. Schools may include: Harvard, MIT, Tufts, Boston College, Boston University, Northeastern, Brown, etc.

A box lunch will be provided each day of the workshop.

Course Details

The cost of this course is $1,665.

Tentative Schedule - this information is subject to change.

  • Friday, July 6, 2018
    • 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
      • An Introduction to College
      • What Makes an Applicant a Real "Stand Out?"
      • Time Management, Organization, and Active Learning
    • 11:00 - 12:45
      • Lunch, Free Time
    • 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
      • College Tour, TBA
  • Friday, July 13, 2018
    • 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
      • Secrets for Successful Interviews in College and Beyond
      • Personal Integrity
      • Common First-Year Pitfalls
    • 11:00 - 12:45
      • Lunch, Free Time
    • 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
      • College Tour, TBA
  • Friday, July 20, 2018
    • 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
      • What are the Best College Recommendation Letters, and how to Get Them
      • Understanding College Financial Aid
      • Design Thinking; An Introduction to Problem Solving, or "How to Survive 8 semesters, 90 exams, 110 papers, and 3,600 hours of class time
    • 11:00 - 12:45
      • Lunch, Free Time
    • 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
      • College Tour, TBA
  • Friday, July 27, 2018
    • 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
      • The Elements of a Successful College Applications
      • Personal Ethics & Relationships
      • Life After College
    • 11:00 - 12:45
      • Lunch, Free Time
    • 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
      • College Tour, TBA
  • Friday, August 3, 2018
    • 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
      • Race, Class, and Gender Issues in Higher Education
      • The Best Ways to Fail in College
      • Overcoming the First-Year Student Myth
    • 10:30 - 12:00
      • Lunch, Free Time
    • 12:00 - 4:30 p.m.
      • College Tour, TBA
  • Friday, August 10, 2018
    • 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
      • Last Minute Questions for an Admissions Officer
      • Undergraduate Student Panel
      • College Prep 101 Wrap-Up
    • 11:00 - 12:45
      • Lunch, Free Time
    • 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
      • College Tour, TBA