EXPLO Today

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

EXPLO Students Test Drive Their Futures at IKEA

How does an interior designer navigate the world?

That was the question a cohort of EXPLO students set out to explore this summer, and thanks to a partnership with multinational home furnishings outlet IKEA, they experienced firsthand what it takes to create a space that meets a client’s vision —...


Tips on Using the EXPLO Summer Sites

During the summer, our EXPLO Summer Sites explode with images and stories from our campuses. Check out all of the activity on our summer sites: Summer Site: EXPLO at Yale Summer Site: EXPLO at Wellesley Summer Site: EXPLO at Wheaton For additional tips on how to get the most out of our summer blog,...

Honest Tea + Beyond Meat Executive Seth Goldman to Share Career Experience with EXPLO Students

Hot off the heels of a record-setting IPO, Beyond Meat Executive Chairman Seth Goldman is set to speak with EXPLO entrepreneurship students during the 2019 summer sessions.

How to Stand Out on College Applications: Advice from Admissions Expert Don McMillan

I entered college dead set on majoring in Economics. My family did business, and my SAT Math score was higher than my Verbal. Somehow — four inquiry-filled years later — I graduated with degrees in both English and French.

How Summer Camps Have Changed in the Last 20 Years

Do you remember when you went to summer camp?

5 Strategies for Evaluating Psychology Summer Camps

Whether your teen is thinking of majoring in psychology in college, planning a psychology-based career, or is simply fascinated by the human mind (and who isn’t?), academic summer camps are among the best opportunities to explore the field. Thanks to modern technology and the dedicated efforts of...

4 Teaching Strategies That Academic Summer Camps Use

The leaders of the country’s best educational camps and summer programs aren’t just camp counselors and administrators; they’re committed educators. They know you’ve put your trust in them to guide your child along a journey of exploration and discovery, sparking new interests, creativity, and a...

Community is Key to Building Confidence

If you’ve ever met someone who spent their summers at sleep-away camp, you’ve likely heard all about how it was there that they forged the most influential friendships of their lives. Hard to believe, when you consider that summer is a relatively short time frame in the scope of a child’s life.


EXPLO at Wheaton: Watch the 2019 Online Info Meeting

On Monday, March 25, 2019 we live-streamed an info meeting about EXPLO at Wheaton hosted by Director of Admission, Tim Watson, Head of Programs, David Torcoletti, and Director of Teaching + Learning, Kristi Jacobi. 


Planning Summer Break: Making the Most of Your Kids' Summer

 

Planning your child's summer can be a daunting task. Whether it's scheduling daily childcare, keeping their skills sharp, or fitting in the family vacation, summer is a puzzle that many parents tell us they struggle to put together. And for most of them, the goal is the same: to...