Tag: activities

5 Tips for Choosing Your Extracurriculars

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Extracurriculars look super good on your college applications. Here are a few tips for picking out which activities to participate in. read more

Tips to Help Manage Your Stress in College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

College can be overwhelmingly stressful, but here are a few ways to get ahead and relieve a bit of the stress you can't avoid. read more

"But I Don't Do That Much": Extracurriculars on College Applications

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Student, Urbana High School

And at the end of the day, the extracurriculars on your college applications should display two things: hard work and dedication. read more

How to Avoid the Sophomore Slump

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Student, Garfield High School

You survived freshman year, and college is a ways off, so you can take it easy as a sophomore, right? Wrong. read more

Top Mistakes Transfer Students Make...and How to Avoid Them!

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Assistant Director of Transfer Admission, Aurora University

Because the transfer process is fraught with unique challenges, it comes with unique potential pitfalls as well. That's why we asked a transfer admission insider to point them out for you so you can watch your step. read more

Becoming an Exemplary Student Leader

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Do you have what it takes to lead? Maybe all you need is a little Leadership 101 training. And it starts here! read more

Top 10 Reasons to do Model United Nations (MUN) in College

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Freelance Writer

If you know your way around Model United Nations from high school, you may be able to name quite a few reasons why you'll participate in college--but there are so many you may not have considered. read more

Make a Big School Seem Small

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Assistant Editor, Online Specialist, Carnegie Communications

Worried about being just another freshman face in the crowd? Well, don't be! There are plenty of ways to find your niche at even the biggest flagship state universities. read more

Finding Fun on Campus

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Contributing Editor

They tell you to join activities as soon as you arrive on campus to make friends and meet new people. But with hundreds of clubs to choose from, where should you look first? read more

Scary Schools

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Public Relations Associate, Carnegie Communications

One downside of being a college student is that you're finally at that age where you're too old to go trick or treating in your local neighborhood. Have no fear (actually, have some fear: it's a spooky time of year). Many campuses have some haunted, supernatural tales to entertain the students. Hug your pillow, grab some candy corn, and read on... If you dare... read more