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Summer programs that will help with college admissions

May 7, 2012, Posted In Extracurricular Activities
Stephen

Enrolling in summer programs can be very beneficial to high school students in a number of different ways, especially when it comes to college admissions. Prospective college students should consider participating in summer college programs that will enhance their knowledge in a subject area, or provide an introduction to a new area of study. (Most … Continue reading Summer programs that will help with college admissions

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Getting involved in activities – and how it can help you get admitted

March 5, 2012, Posted In Extracurricular Activities
Stephen

For college students, there are many opportunities to become involved both on and off campus. Students who get involved with the college community can gain valuable leadership skills, create and build upon campus traditions and develop relationships between the campus and local communities. Involved students not only create meaningful relationships that can turn into lifelong … Continue reading Getting involved in activities – and how it can help you get admitted

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How important is community service in your application?

November 10, 2011, Posted In Extracurricular Activities
Marc

As high school students look for ways to differentiate themselves in the college admissions process, many overlook community service as a means to do so. Volunteering is a great way for you to give back; it’s also one way that you can help to improve your chances of getting into college. Volunteering is important because … Continue reading How important is community service in your application?

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Summer activities that impress admissions officers

May 4, 2011, Posted In Extracurricular Activities
Stephen

Have you figured out what you’re doing yet this summer? Watching TV? Playing Xbox? Sitting around on Facebook? No, no, and no, say admissions officers. They don’t necessarily care what you do this summer, but they like to see that you’ve done something. What is that something? Here are seven ideas for summer activities that … Continue reading Summer activities that impress admissions officers

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Get active in high school!

December 14, 2010, Posted In Extracurricular Activities
Stephen

As seniors wrap up their applications this month, younger students – freshmen, sophomores, and juniors – should look to the future and ask themselves a few questions: What will college admissions officers think about my application? How will I be viewed in their eyes? College admissions is a holistic process. When evaluating your application, admissions … Continue reading Get active in high school!

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