Are you a current Lower Six student considering applying for YYAS 2018? The deadline is only 3 weeks away and the application is here. Read below two YYAS alum experiences from the August 2017 Zimbabwe program. “I look through the window as I sit in the car on my way to Arundel. A lot of things … Continue reading YYAS Uncovered
On the 18 August, 100 African students burst enthusiastically on to Arundel School’s campus to be engaged, enlightened, and inspired by the passionate Yale Young African Scholars team; undoubtedly these are some of our best young people: the hope of the continent. On the 20th, a smaller, more unassuming group started to arrive quietly by … Continue reading YYAS Educators: Standing With Our Continent’s Hope
The Yale Young African Scholars program (YYAS) is a seven-day, residential program for African secondary school students currently enrolled in high school on the African continent. YYAS is designed for students who will graduate from secondary school in 2018 are 18 years or younger at the time of the program (L6 in 2017 in Zimbabwe), … Continue reading YYAS Applications Are Open!
Last month on a warm Tuesday morning, I introduced myself to 41 students from 33 schools all over the country. I was there to teach them how to pass the SAT English — that daunting hurdle a student must jump in the process that is US college admissions. I was the teacher, the expert in all things English … Continue reading Teaching USAP: This is What I Know