Pre-College Summer Programs Application


About the Admissions Process

Space is limited to 12 participants per program.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as they are received. A completed application includes the online form, application essay, and a high school transcript. Only completed applications will be considered.
If you wish to apply for financial aid in addition to the automatic discounts, there is a separate financial aid form, which must also be submitted.
To Apply

  1. Choose one of the prompts below and complete your 350-500 word essay (about 1-3 pages).
  2. Complete the online application form below. You will be asked to upload your essay at the end of the online application.
  3. Send a copy of your high school transcript to: Marlboro College Summer Programs, PO Box A, Marlboro, VT 05344
  4. If you are planning to apply for financial aid, please submit the application form ASAP following your application.

2018 Summer Pre-College Application ESSAY Prompts

NOTE: The summer program admissions team has no preference for which prompt you pick—choose the one that most appeals to your style and strengths! Whichever you choose, make sure you find a creative way to tie the program topic(s) into your essay. All prompts were modified from Luke Neff's awesome tumbler page, which has lots of other great prompts if you're interested!