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About DDI

The DDI is a program for experienced policy debaters with at least a full year of high school debate experience. Now in its fourth decade, the DDI has produced national champions at the high school and collegiate level. Most attendees are entering their junior or senior year; it may be appropriate for sophomores with a strong record.

Dates: 7/7/24 - 8/3/24

Tuition: $6,800 (Need-based financial assistance is available)

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Satisfaction Rated by Students

“I chose DDI for the staff, which was a decision I came to really be happy with. My hope going in was that all the staff would be accessible and I could pick their brains inside & outside of lab, which I definitely could and did.”

Holland Bald, The Westminster Schools and Dartmouth College

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