Posts by Kelsea Conlin:

Best Summer Film Programs – 2023

Posted on: 08 Jun 2023

Many of us never move past the cringe-worthy productions recorded on our parents’ camcorders with terrible lighting and disinterested “actors” (i.e., younger siblings costumed in pillowcases). However, if you survived that phase and went on to develop a true passion for studying, creating, and producing films, you’ll know that the artistry, skill, and patience required […]

Best Summer Theater Programs – 2023

Posted on: 05 Jun 2023

If you’re an aspiring performing artist, you’ve probably heard (at every family barbeque and birthday party since starring in your first-grade production of Jack and the Beanstalk) that your career of choice is a long shot. It’s true–acting and singing are notoriously competitive and difficult to break into–but there’s plenty you can do to prepare. […]

Best Summer Art Programs – 2023

Posted on: 02 Jun 2023

Pop quiz: What are the visual arts? (If you said this in a Keanu Reeves voice a la Speed, you win.) In addition to painting, drawing, and sculpture–three of the most time-honored mediums–other creation and design methods include architecture, photography, video, and filmmaking. And new mediums, like AI-generated art, continue to burgeon, raising heated debates […]

Best Summer Math Programs – 2024

Posted on: 25 May 2023

Math is often billed as one-of-those-things-you-have-to-master-because-your-school-says-so, but in actuality, math can be exciting, ground-breaking, and fun. It also encourages the type of abstract and critical thinking that is an incredible asset for any career, particularly those within the STEM field. So, if you’ve exhausted your high school’s math curriculum or simply feel that there has […]

Best Engineering Summer Programs – 2024

Posted on: 23 May 2023

From Imhotep, the architect behind the Pyramid of Djoser (who–fun fact–also inspired The Mummy franchise’s lead antagonist), to Subra Suresh, a celebrated pioneer in biomedical engineering and materials science, engineers have impacted our world for thousands of years. Moreover, the field’s civil and mechanical engineering origins have expanded to include diverse and ever-developing specialties such […]

Best Computer Science Summer Programs – 2024

Posted on: 19 May 2023

Over the next decade, computer science careers are projected to flourish at a remarkably fast clip–15% across all computer and information technology-related occupations. As such, computer science is now an incredibly popular and selective major at many schools. It’s harder than ever to be accepted into prestigious programs, and once accepted, students are faced with […]

Best Pre-Med Summer Programs – 2024

Posted on: 18 May 2023

Given how demanding the medical profession is, it’s essential for students to spend time in a practical setting before committing years of their lives to a pre-med curriculum and medical school preparation. As such, the best pre-med summer programs offer clinical exposure, skills training, academic exploration, and access to current medical professionals who serve as […]

Best Summer Programs in Seattle – 2023

Posted on: 08 May 2023

Nestled on the Puget Sound, Seattle is Washington’s most populous city. It’s famous for the Space Needle, a 600+ foot observation tower, as well as Pike Place Market, a farmer’s market brimming with specialty and locally-sourced food. In addition, as the unofficial coffee capital of the United States, java addicts will find crowds (literally) of […]