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Activity Involvement

Gaining the Skills and Experiences You Need to Succeed

January 2, 2020, Posted In Activity Involvement
Envision

There is considerable pressure on current middle- and high-school students to choose what career path they want to pursue, years before they are required to select a college or a major. While this is not necessarily fair, many students feel they must decide their collegiate trajectory as early as possible in order to be competitive … Continue reading Gaining the Skills and Experiences You Need to Succeed

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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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