Tag: extracurricular activities

How Many Extracurriculars Should I Participate in to Impress Colleges?

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You can specialize in something and become an expert in your passion without feeling like you also need to join nine clubs in order to stand out to colleges. read more

Why Being Well-Rounded Is Overrated

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Some people say the only way to stand out on college applications is to be a well-rounded student. But you can also stand out by being "pointy." Here's how! read more

How to Navigate High School Clubs and Activities

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Johns Hopkins University

Extracurricular activities are a great way to blow off steam after school, plus they look great on college applications. Here's your guide to extracurriculars! read more

National Clubs Celebrating Diversity on Campus

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Wondering what diverse student organizations you can find on campus? Here are just a few you can find at colleges across the country. read more

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

Why Joining the College Marching Band Was One of the Best Decisions I've Ever Made

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Clemson University

A student at Clemson University shares everything she loves about being in Tiger Band, the school's spirited marching band. read more

3 Ways to Pursue Your Passions in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Turn your future dreams into realities! Here are three helpful ways you can start pursuing your passions in high school. read more

How to Get Involved in Extracurricular Activities in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Ah, extracurricular activities. If you're a high school student wondering where to get started, how to find the time, and what activities to pick, look no further. read more

How Extracurriculars Benefit Your College Applications

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Extracurriculars are a surefire way to beef up a college application, but how are your extracurriculars perceived by your colleges of interest? Find out here! read more

Freshman Year Survival Tips: The Ultimate Collection of College Advice

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Tons--TONS--of tips and advice on how to survive and thrive during freshman year of college. For students, from students. read more