Explore-A-College Application

The Explore-A-CollegeSM Program is a college-level summer program for high school students who are in 9th, 10th or 11th grade (or not in the last year of high school) during the academic year 2013-14. Priority application deadline is April 15, 2014. Final application deadline is May 15, 2014.

In addition to completing the following questionnaire, you are required to complete the following:

  1. Ask your guidance counselor to send an official high school transcript.
  2. Ask your guidance counselor to send a letter of recommendation. This may be submitted online or a letter written on school letterhead may be mailed. The letter should address your academic standing, your preparation, and what your contribution would be to a residential summer program.

These materials should be sent to:

Explore-A-CollegeSM Program
Susan Hillmann de Castaneda, Director
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374

After submitting this form, you will receive instruction on how to pay your non-refundable application fee of $50. (This will be applied toward the total Explore-A-CollegeSM Program tuition.)

Required Short Essay: The final question on this form asks you to explain why you would like to participate in the Explore-A-CollegeSM Program.

About You

MM-DD-YYYY (i.e., 03-15-1995)

About Your High School

Explore-A-College Course

A second choice is required
Assisting Us With Planning

i.e.,vegetarian, allergies or religious restrictions

You must submit a copy of your shot record.
Housing Questionnaire

Optional Information: No information you provide will be used in a discriminatory manner.

Parent or Guardian Portion

Short Essay


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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
1-800-EARLHAM (327-5426) — Admissions