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The Rassias Center
Dartmouth College
6071 Blunt Suite 315
Hanover, NH 03755-3526 USA

Phone: (603) 646-2922
Fax: (603) 646-2240
Email: rassias.center@dartmouth.edu



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Accelerated Language Program for Youths (ALPs-FY)

An intensive program for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Program Fees

  • $200 Application Fee (non-refundable*)
    • And
  • $2,500 Day Student Tuition (includes all instruction, meals, and scheduled activities)
    • OR
  • $3,000 Boarding Student Tuition (includes all instruction, meals, scheduled activities, and dormitory housing)

$200 Application Fee is due with the application; balance is due by May 4, 2016.

* Refer to Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing by May 4, 2016; submissions after this date run the risk of incurring program fee penalties.  All classes are based on a minimum enrollment requirement.  The Rassias Center reserves the right to cancel classes in which this requirement is not met.  If the specific level/language that you have enrolled for is canceled, we will notify you by May 11, 2016.  In this instance, the full amount of tuition will be refunded including the application fee.

Application Procedure

The following must be completed in order for you to be considered for our ALPs for Youths for Summer 2016, held at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH.  Below is a list of required items and a timeline to help you keep track of important dates and deadlines.  

Required Items

  • ALPs for Youths Application Form and $200 application fee - click here for online application form 
  • ALPs for Youths Emergency Contact Form - click here 
  • ALPs for Youths Release Form - click here
  • Reference letter from a current or prior language teacher if you are not currently taking a language - click here for instructions
  • Reference letter from another significant adult in your life - click here for instructions
  • One essay titled “Why I Want to Study ‘X Language’” (no more than 250 words).
  • Photocopy of any form of official ID to verify age.*
  • A phone interview with the Rassias Center.  (After all forms and deposit are received, our office will contact the student via email to request an interview time.  It is the student’s responsibility to honor this request and respond to help arrange the interview). 

Your application will not be complete until all elements of this process have been received.  All forms must be submitted by May 4, 2016. Decisions will be made by May 11, 2016 pending receipt of all required materials. Late applications accepted based on space availability - please contact us.

*Copy of ID may be faxed to 603-646-2240 or mailed to Rassias Center, 6071 Blunt, Ste 315, Hanover NH 03755 - please do not send by email.  All other documents may be submitted via fax, email, or mail.

Last Updated: 3/4/16