What should I do for the summer?

5 ways to enrich your experiences, interests, and talents


Just when you thought you could take a break after the first semester, think again. If you’re just finishing your 8th or 9th grade, you’ll hear that colleges are interested in what you do over the summer. That doesn’t mean that your time should be spent in drudgery.



Summer is the time for students to discover new experiences, explore further into current interests, develop skills and talents, and/or reset for the upcoming year. If you’re wondering what’s out there for you, consider the following in your summer planning:



1. Take a course just for fun and curiosity