Spots for 2019 Bellagio Apps (for members of the Class of 2020) will be available in September 2018.
‘BELLAGIO APPS’ GET INTO TOP COLLEGES
Our twelfth annual college application completion colloquium,‘Bellagio Apps,’ returns to Italy in order to inspire rising high school seniors to complete beautiful acceptance-worthy college applications
With competition to get into the world’s most selective colleges and universities rising to new heights, intensive, exhausting, and downright unpleasant college application boot camps are all the rage from Boston to Burbank. AI, the world’s most trusted source of expert and unfiltered undergraduate admissions guidance, standing apart from and ahead of the pack – as always, will again offer its eleventh annual exclusive college application completion colloquium this August in Italy. The annual colloquium for students who want to craft and complete amazing college applications before the first day of senior year will again take place in one of the most beautiful, serene, and inspirational locations on Earth: Bellagio, Italy. Situated at the center of Lake Como, Bellagio has attracted writers, artists, royalty, and the jet-set for generations, and it has come to epitomize the beauty and ease of life for which the Italian pre-Alps and lakes region is known world-wide. Bellagio has become synonymous with beauty, and students enrolled in Bellagio Apps will create beautiful college applications worthy of acceptance to the world’s top colleges.
“Bellagio Apps’ amazing and inspirational location, unrivaled attention to each individual student, and uplifting and motivating ethos set a gold standard in the industry.” explains AI founder Craig Meister, who for the eleventh year running will serve as students’ lead instructor and summer college application completion concierge. “When we offered our first summer college application completion program, then known as ‘Get Into College!’ in 2008, it was the first college admissions prep camp in Maryland and nobody anywhere offered such a comprehensive college admissions prep experience for students with an eye on their future. While the past decade’s-worth of our students’ results are stunning and act as a testament to our winning formula for success, starting to hold this colloquium in Italy, as we did last year, took our summer program to the next level.”
Each Bellagio Apps student will work exclusively with Meister to define an application strategy, finalize his or her college list, write a compelling extracurricular resume, and complete the Common Application essay, supplemental college essays, and the overall Common Application. Additionally, students will take part in mock college interviews that will prepare them for all-important alumni and on-campus interviews that take place later in the fall. During breaks in Bellagio Apps’ formal brainstorming and writing sessions, students will be able to amble through the alleys of picturesque Bellagio, enjoy boat rides on stunning Lake Como, and dine in fine establishments renowned for their cuisine and gelato. This is the perfect recipe for college application success!
As an added bonus, its timing in August ensures that Bellagio Apps students have most of their summer to focus on other productive endeavors like summer jobs, internships, sports, extracurricular activists, or travel.Bellagio Apps is ideal for serious students who have thought a great deal about college and want to finish the strongest possible college applications. Bellagio Apps will propel students – and their applications – to the next level. It’s no longer enough to be a strong applicant; students have to present themselves as strong applicants. Bellagio Apps is going to help students do just that!
Availability for 2019 is again strictly limited. To reserve your space or for more information call +1 410-526-2558.
Since 2006, AI, the world’s most trusted source of expert and unfiltered undergraduate admissions guidance, has been at the forefront of change in the world of college admissions. Constantly evolving to best serve the needs of students and parents who are currently navigating the undergraduate admissions process, the AI website (AdmissionsIntel.com) offers an eclectic mix of free admissions expert columns, news articles, and advice videos, a valuable expert-curated resource library, and fee-based personalized consulting services delivered by college admissions authority Craig Meister, who works with a very limited number of clients each admissions season. The first college admissions consultancy to offer a summer college application completion program in Maryland, AI was also the first American college admissions consultancy to open a European office (in Athens, Greece in 2010) and the first educational consultancy anywhere to accept Bitcoin in 2013. AI clients regularly earn admission into the most selective colleges and universities around the world.
When is the program?
The program runs from August 1 – August 10. Students will have access to Craig Meister for ten hours each day.
Where is the program?
The program will take place at and around a small boutique hotel in Bellagio, Italy. More information will be provided once attendance is confirmed.
How much does this program cost?
The program costs $15,000. Room and board, travel, and meals are not included in the program cost.
Where will my child sleep?
This is up to you, as the program does not include room, board, and meals; yet, we hope you select accommodation close to the heart of Bellagio. Hotel Du Lac and Hotel Bellagio have amazing and reasonably priced hotel rooms with spectacular views.
How do I get there?
Students are responsible for their own transportation to Bellagio. The two closest airports are in Milan and Lugano, with more international flights landing in Milan. Milan is roughly two hours away from Bellagio by rail + boat in typical travel conditions.
Does my child come alone?
One adult must accompany all student participants, and we recommend that at least one parent accompanies the child to Bellagio in order to take the two weeks as a wonderful opportunity to rest and relax in Bellagio and at other Lake Como villages and towns.
What will my child accomplish?
By the end of the program participants will have finalized their extracurricular resume, Common App essay, Common App, and at least nine Common App supplements (or the equivalent).
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Summary: The best summer college application completion colloquium in the world
Ideal for: Rising High School Seniors + at least one Parent/Guardian
Time Commitment: 10 days
How to Book: Select “Bellagio Apps” option below. You will then be prompted to provide contact information and initial registration data. Finally, you will be taken to our secure payment page to pay via credit card, bank account, or PayPal account. Payment must be received in full in order to reserve your space in this exclusive program.
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