Alumni News

Creativity and Curiosity: Universal Keys to Engaged Learning

Partnership with Agastya Foundation explores how EXPLO curriculum can support economically disadvantaged students in rural India

by Communications Staff

Demystifying College Admission

We live in an era where students are consumed by checklists: taking the SATs, navigating GPAs, and designing a schedule to fit all of their extracurriculars in any given Wednesday.

By Communications Staff

How to Help Your Kids Make Friends

How can parents ensure their kids make friends that will help them flourish and grow? Choose the right environment.

by Melissa Patricio

Amazing Things are Happening at EXPLO

Partnerships with CERN and Lightneer. An alum who recently earned a Teen of Year nomination for his hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico. A new Teaching + Learning/R+D Division. Upcoming Focus Programs in Bioengineering, Future of Medicine, Medical Rounds, and Psychology + Neuroscience. There...

Thank You for an Incredible Summer

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One Tool: An Exploration of Personal Preference

EXPLO Alum, Alison Rogers, is Looking to Change The Future of STEM

What if she invents the cure for cancer? What if she develops the next spacecraft to Mars? Perhaps she’ll dispute string theory, engineer a robot car, code the next big video game, program a better prosthetic?

The EXPLO Alumni Network: Building Foundations + Making Connections

Ask any of our alums and they will tell you that when you come to EXPLO, you immediately become part of an extended family of curious individuals that you can call on throughout your life’s explorations. We are a vast network, in many ways more connected and expansive than any other school or...

Game Changers: EXPLO Faculty and Staff Set the Gold Standard in Summer and Beyond

At EXPLO, we often talk about our unparalleled faculty — that our staff sets the Gold Standard for summer programs. That we hire emerging leaders with incredible potential, many of them college and graduate students, who are the perfect role models to inspire and energize EXPLO students.  

Scholar-in-Residence Jonathan London on Returning to Explo

When Scholar-in-Residence Jonathan London came back to Explo last summer, he felt like he was 15 again. To him, the Explo spirit hasn’t changed in 20 years. And that’s a magical thing.

Entrepreneur + Bread Baker on a Career Well Done

Kate Wheatcroft, an Explo alumna featured on the Forbes Magazine "30 Under 30" list, co-owns Bien Cuit bakery (literal translation: well done) in Brooklyn. Together with her husband, Wheatcroft offers fine bread and pastry "rooted in the traditions of long fermentation and classical techniques,...

Our Thoughts are with the People of Ecuador and Japan

Watching the news unfold about the earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan, we at Explo want to share our heartfelt condolences and support to all those affected by these tragedies.

From São Paulo to Dartmouth, One Explo Student's Journey

Gustavo de A. Silva, an Explo alum from São Paulo, Brazil, will be attending Dartmouth College this fall. "Thanks to Explo," Gustavo says, "my life and my prospects have changed immensely."