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College readiness

Champlain College will host five pre-college programs this summer, including Digital Forensics & Cybersecurity Academy, Champlain Game Academy, Entrepreneurship For Good, Young Writers’ Conference, and an Art & Design Portfolio-Building course. All five programs are designed to strengthen high school students’ college applications, assist with the transition to a college learning environment and position them for a career they will be excited about. Read more.

With an increasingly complex college admissions process requiring high school students to get an earlier start, CollegeVine announced the launch of a mentorship program especially for high school freshmen. The new 9th Grade program is designed to provide that first vital guidance by helping students successfully navigate high school and laying the foundation for a successful college process. Read more.

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Laura Ascione

Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura