As you consider EXPLO for your family, please review our Admission Considerations + Community Standards to determine whether our summer programs are a good match.
We’re so excited that you are interested in joining the EXPLO community this summer. Please follow the instructions below to submit a student application for the 2019 season. We encourage you to contact our Admission Office if you have any questions about EXPLO or our application process — it’s what we’re here for!
The first step is to choose which EXPLO program (or programs) you’d like to attend this summer. Once you’ve finished, you’ll be asked to submit a tuition deposit to hold your spot. You can find more information about deposits and payments here.
We’d like to get to know you! The next step in the admission process is to request an online recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or principal who knows you well. A recommendation is required if:
Once we have processed your 2019 student application, we will reach out to you with submission instructions if a recommendation is required.
Please note that you will not be enrolled at EXPLO until we have a current teacher recommendation on file.*
* EXPLO Mini students are exempt from this requirement.
Focus applicants are required to submit a personal essay explaining why they are interested in participating in the Focus program of their choosing. The essay should answer the following three questions:
Once we have processed your application, we will reach out to you with essay submission instructions if required.
Once the Admission Committee has received all items related to your application, they will make a determination on your acceptance into the program within 10 days.
In order to ensure that non-native English speakers are placed in an EXPLO program that is appropriate for their English level, we conduct short student interviews via Skype to assess students’ speaking abilities. Once we have processed your application, we will reach out to you if an interview is required.