Youth Enrichment Services

College Preparation Program

Applications are now open for the April Vacation College Tour. The College Tour is open to all YES sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

The April Vacation College Tour includes private college tours at five different colleges and universities in three states from Tuesday, April 17 through Saturday, April 21:

  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MA)
  • New York University (NY)
  • Skidmore College (NY)
  • University of Bridgeport (CT)
  • Yale University (CT)

Saturday, students will visit Six Flags!

REGISTER for the College Prep tour here

Mandatory Pre-Trip Meetings:


Monday, March 27 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm and Tuesday, April 3 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm.


Tuesday, April 3 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm

At the meetings, the itinerary and logistics of the College Tour will be discussed.

If you have any questions contact Qwante Hudson, College Prep Fellow at or 617-267-5877 x 25

Applications will be open for the 2018 – 2019 College Prep program in August 2018. 

YES’s College Prep Cohort Program is enrolling high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are curious about college and willing to explore that curiosity through active participation in our 4- year program.

Topics covered during workshops include:Caroline Nguyen, JRV

  • College Research
  • The College Essay
  • The Perfect Resume
  • Standardized Tests
  • Email/Letter Etiquette: Talking to College Reps
  • High School to College Transition

If you are entering 9th, 10th, or 11th grade by September 2017 or are the parent/guardian of an upcoming freshman, this program is for you!

If you have any questions about the College Prep Programs or Tours, please contact Shiona DeCarvalho at

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