The Early Bird Catches the Discount

December 12, 2018

Early Bird Discounts Available Until December 28, 2018

It's the most wonderful time of the year — the 2019 EXPLO Student Application is now available! To celebrate, we're offering Early Bird Discounts for students who enroll by December 28, 2018.

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Tags: EXPLO at Yale, EXPLO at Wheaton, EXPLO at Wellesley, EXPLO Mini at Wheaton, EXPLO Today

Setting the Pre-College Standard: EXPLO at Yale

November 27, 2018
 


Thousands of students have attended the EXPLO at Yale pre-college summer program over the past 40 years, and time and again they tell us the same thing: EXPLO is where they discovered something about themselves that they never knew existed. It's where they first glimpsed their future and began in earnest the work of who they would become and how they would contribute to the world. 

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Tags: EXPLO at Yale, Alumni News, Video

Stranded at the Salad Bar: Tips to Help Your Kids Make Meaningful Choices

November 19, 2018

Imagine for a moment being a 16 year-old student at a summer program for intellectually curious teens — surrounded by some of the most interesting international peers you could hope to meet. At lunchtime, you approach the salad bar, and along with the healthy serving of hearty greens, colorful veggies, and an assortment of proteins, is a whopping side of choice paralysis.

So, how do you make a salad?

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Tags: EXPLO at Yale, EXPLO at Wellesley, EXPLO at Wheaton, EXPLO Mini at Wheaton, Exploration Programs, EXPLO Today

How to Find Yourself | EXPLO Toolbox

November 14, 2018
 


Figuring out who you are and how you want to be in the world doesn't happen overnight. It's part of a lifelong exploration — a willingness to try new things, even if that's not what everyone else is doing. Our students tell us that finding yourself requires patience and flexibility: don't worry if your journey doesn't go according to plan, they advise — you'll know when you've found what you're looking for.

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Tags: EXPLO Toolbox, EXPLO at Wheaton, EXPLO at Yale, EXPLO at Wellesley, Video

Thank You For Sharing Your Summer With EXPLO

October 13, 2018

 

We wanted to take a moment to thank you, our inspiring students and families for yet another incredible summer of daring and courage.

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Tags: Video, Alumni News, EXPLO at Yale, EXPLO at Wellesley, EXPLO at Wheaton, EXPLO Mini at Wheaton, EXPLO Today

How to Help Your Kids Make Friends

October 11, 2018

Researchers say that we can't choose our children's friends. But strong friendships are a critical indicator of whether a person will thrive in adulthood. How can parents ensure their kids make friends that will help them flourish and grow? Choose the right environment. 

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Tags: EXPLO at Yale, EXPLO at Wheaton, EXPLO at Wellesley, EXPLO Mini at Wheaton, EXPLO Today

Tips on Using the EXPLO Summer Sites

July 15, 2018

During the summer, our EXPLO Summer Sites explode with photos, interviews, videos, and other stories from our campuses. Take a look at what is happening today:

EXPLO at Yale Summer Site
EXPLO at Wellesley Summer Site
EXPLO at Wheaton Summer Site

For additional tips on how to navigate the blog, including instructions for downloading images in a slideshow, click “Read More"

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Tags: Exploration Programs, Focus Programs, EXPLO Today, EXPLO at Wellesley, EXPLO at Yale, EXPLO at Wheaton, EXPLO Mini at Wheaton

Summer 2018 Brings The Annual Breakthrough Junior Challenge To EXPLO

May 11, 2018

Sometimes it just clicks and you realize you’ve grasped a revolutionary scientific theory, concept, or principle — but the moment someone asks you to explain it, you find yourself fumbling through the evidential definitions that were once clear to you just moments ago.

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Tags: EXPLO at Yale, EXPLO Today

Laurie Santos — Internationally-acclaimed Professor of Psychology + Cognitive Science — Joins the EXPLO Network

May 9, 2018

EXPLO is excited to welcome Laurie Santos, professor of psychology and cognitive sciences at Yale University, to our growing network of dynamic and innovative thought leaders.

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Tags: Experts + Partners, Psychology + Neuroscience, EXPLO at Yale, Exploration Programs, EXPLO Today

Host of NPR's "Only A Game", Bill Littlefield, to Join EXPLO's Growing Network

May 7, 2018

Bill Littlefield, whose voice alone is nationally recognized as host on NPR’s Only A Game, will join EXPLO on the Yale campus as a visiting professor-of-practice during summer 2018.

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Tags: Experts + Partners, Focus Programs, Sports Management, EXPLO at Yale, Exploration Programs

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