The Red Pen’s Summer Programmes Fair Concludes With A Resounding Success

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Mumbai, January 18th, 2024: The Red Pen, a global educational consultancy, proudly announces the triumphant conclusion of its much-awaited Summer Programmes Fair 2024. In its fourth edition, the fair served as a one-stop destination for students in grades 6-12 to explore 40+ Indian and international enrichment programmes.

Conducted at St. Regis, Lower Parel, Mumbai, on Saturday, January 13, 2024, and at Hyatt Regency, Delhi, on Sunday, January 14, 2024, the fair drew an enthusiastic audience of over 1,600 students, parents, and educators. Renowned institutions such as Bromsgrove School, Sevenoaks School, Wishford Schools, Epsom College Malaysia, Eduexplora, UC Berkley, Ashoka University, Les Elfes and Lehigh University were among the distinguished participants, contributing to the fair’s success. Attendees explored various categories, including art & design, virtual and on-campus programmes, community service, hospitality, internships, research, speech & debate, sports, STEM, summer programmes, test prep, and more.

Excitement permeated the atmosphere as attendees captured memories at the photo booths, taking away interesting merchandise from The Red Pen. The fair also featured an enticing raffle with prizes worth Rs 7,00,000 from participating institutions. Lucky winners walked away with creative and scientific instruments, massive discounts, free workshops, courses, and programmes in India and abroad.

Reflecting on the success of the fair, Kim Dixit, CEO and Co-founder of The Red Pen, expressed her enthusiasm, “The success of the Summer Programmes Fair is a testament to the growing awareness among Indian students of the crucial role these learning experiences play in the holistic development of students. What began as a modest event in Mumbai has become a platform for students to explore enriching experiences.”

Namita Mehta, President of The Red Pen, added, “The Summer Programmes Fair is not just an event; it’s a catalyst for students to embark on a journey of self-discovery and exploration. In today’s competitive academic landscape, early preparation is key. This fair provides a unique gateway for students to discover passions, align interests with long-term goals, and ultimately shape their academic journey.”

Institutions that participated in the fair were thrilled by the outcome. Stephen Turban, Co-founder of Lumiere Education, says, “It’s amazing to be part of the Summer Programmes Fair. Rachel Scannell, Assistant Head of Bromsgrove School, expresses, “I’ve had a fantastic day at The Red Pen Summer Programmes Fair. I’ve already met more than 32 families, and it’s incredibly busy.” Tamara Yahfoufi, representative of Surval Montreux, added, “This is my second time working with The Red Pen for their Summer Programmes Fair, and I’m quite impressed by the quality of the meetings”.

The possibilities for Summer Programmes Fair are endless. Kim says, “We are committed to expanding the fair to more Indian cities, offering greater access to enriching experiences”.

The Red Pen also recently celebrated unprecedented success in the Fall 2024 undergraduate admissions cycle. It achieved over 50 early admissions to highly selective US universities, including Ivy League institutions, and earned over $4 million in scholarships. Additionally, top UK universities like Oxford and Cambridge have extended interview invitations, while Canadian and European institutions have welcomed successful applicants. This accomplishment underscores the consultancy’s commitment to guiding students towards academic excellence.