Meet Miguel from Venezuela

August 3, 2017

Fifteen-year-old Miguel came to EXPLO to explore his interest in computer programming and determine if it's the path he wants to pursue. What he discovered is that collaborative learning is far more engaging and effective than the independent method he is used to from school. 

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Tags: Academics, Conversation, Exploration Programs, Student Life

Startup Entrepreneurship: Sanaa from India

July 28, 2017

At EXPLO, ninth grader Sanaa has found the supportive environment and guidance necessary for a project that combines her dream of starting a company with her passion for human rights.

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Tags: Academics, Startup Entrepreneurship, Conversation

Startup Entrepreneurship: Nicolas from Switzerland

July 27, 2017

At EXPLO Startup, 13-year-old Nicolas is working on a product that he hopes to get on the market soon. With positive feedback from successful entrepreneurs and inspiration from the EXPLO community, Nicolas is prepared to take his product — and his career — to new heights.

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Tags: Academics, Conversation, Startup Entrepreneurship

Meet Tiffany from Hong Kong

July 26, 2017

Ninth grader Tiffany is exploring her passions in Costume, Hair + Makeup Design, but she's discovered that her creativity can flourish beyond boundaries in the supportive environment she's found at EXPLO. 

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Tags: Academics, Conversation, Exploration Programs

Meet Beyoncé and Yvonne

July 19, 2017

Fifteen-year-old Beyoncé from Mississippi met 17-year-old Yvonne from China on arrival day and they've been nearly inseparable ever since. While they share similar interests, the pair also celebrates their differing talents. Sometimes, your best friends are from across the world — you just have to come to EXPLO to find them! 

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Tags: Conversation, Student Life, Exploration Programs

EXPLO at Wellesley: Chasing the Sun with Gabi

July 18, 2017

A natural early bird, ninth grader Gabi loves the Early Morning Running, Yoga, and Insanity Clubs. She recommends everyone try waking up early at least once, if only to take in the beautiful view of the lake in the morning.

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Tags: Athletics, Exploration Programs, Conversation, Student Life

Meet Maddie from New York

July 17, 2017

Sixth-grader Maddie loves constructing things, and she plans to make the world more unique through her designs. 

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Tags: Conversation, Exploration Programs

Meet Helen from Connecticut

July 4, 2017

When students found out that the Philosophy and Ethics workshop wasn't being offered in the final week of the session, they joined forces to petition its continuation. The initiator and author of the petition, 14-year-old Helen, shares what made her feel so strongly about her Philosophy and Ethics workshop.

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Tags: Academics, Conversation, Exploration Programs

Meet Aaron from Georgia

July 3, 2017

With a strong family history in engineering and medical professions, rising sophomore Aaron is an aspiring astrophysicist. But he could just as easily see himself as happy as a musician instead. 

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Tags: Conversation, Student Life, Exploration Programs

Meet Ex from Massachusetts

July 3, 2017

Ex is a talented musician and songwriter who, at just 14 years old, already plays seven instruments! They love EXPLO for the diverse community of people and ideas, and is developing confidence by stepping outside the comfort zone engaging in conversation with them.

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Tags: Student Life, Conversation

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