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Activity Involvement

What are extracurricular activities for?

April 16, 2019, Posted In Activity Involvement
Paula

Sophomores and juniors in high school have so much to do. You’re reading, writing, problem-solving, creating, collaborating and practicing, all while you’re spending time with friends and family and trying to figure out what you care about most. When you start thinking about applying to college, you may wonder about the role activities play in … Continue reading What are extracurricular activities for?

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With extracurricular activities, less can mean more

July 10, 2015, Posted In Activities List
Stephen

College admissions officers consider many factors, including your GPA and rigor of curriculum, standardized test scores, essays, recommendation letters and extracurricular activities. But which activities should you include on your application, and why? Consider joining clubs as early as freshman year. Maybe you’re not sure which clubs you’ll like and which ones you won’t like … Continue reading With extracurricular activities, less can mean more

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How can my child decide on an academic interest?

March 20, 2015, Posted In Academics
Marc

If your child is like most, he or she may have several academic interests. How are students supposed to select a major and demonstrate interest when they’re curious about two or more subjects? Encourage your child to further explore his or her current academic interests and consider the opportunities for continued study through a college … Continue reading How can my child decide on an academic interest?

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