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Why universities want “active” students

September 21, 2014, Posted In Extracurricular Activities
Stephen

College admissions can be daunting for high school students – competitive colleges consider strong academics, compelling essays, a flawless interview, glowing letters of recommendation and high scores on standardized tests. With all of these factors, why do colleges also stress that they seek students who have extracurricular involvement and leadership? Consider the following: Colleges are … Continue reading Why universities want “active” students

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Four tips for approaching your college activities list

June 23, 2014, Posted In Extracurricular Activities
Marc

College admissions is a holistic process – when evaluating your application, admissions officers consider many factors, such as GPA, standardized test scores, essays, recommendation letters and extracurricular activities. But which activities should you include? Maybe you’ve been involved in a variety of activities throughout your four years of high school. Whether you’ve been a JV … Continue reading Four tips for approaching your college activities list

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Best summer activities for college admissions

February 27, 2013, Posted In Extracurricular Activities
Marc

Summer is around the corner. It is important to look into activities that will allow you to further explore your academic interests and allow you to differentiate yourself in the college admissions process. While summer is a good opportunity to unwind and recharge your batteries, it’s also smart to use the time to build a … Continue reading Best summer activities for college admissions

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Ten summer activities that look good on your college app

June 12, 2012, Posted In Extracurricular Activities
Marc

Are your only plans for the summer to catch some rays and chill in your flip-flops? While summer vacation offers a great break from schoolwork, the activities that you choose to fill your summer with can actually help you get into college. How you spend your time during break can tell admission officers a lot … Continue reading Ten summer activities that look good on your college app

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