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

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

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

What Do Your High School Extracurricular Activities Say About You to Colleges?

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First of all, let's clear up what "extracurricular activities" are. If you're thinking, "Hey, I play video games a lot and that's outside of school," unfortunately you're out of luck. 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

5 Legit Ways to Beef Up Your College Applications

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Founder and President, CollegePrep360; Author

Here we discuss correcting course and adding something substantial to your application, if it's otherwise looking a little barren. read more

Why College Is More Than Grades

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College Student

The key to finding a job after college isn't about your GPA; it's what you did during those four years to improve yourself as a person. 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

Go Greek! Or Don't: What I Learned by Joining (and Quitting) a Sorority

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Student, Elmhurst College

An honest and straightforward account of one young woman's sorority experience. read more

What to Expect at Debate Camp

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Student, Flathead High School

Arguing for the sake of arguing isn't usually the best way to win friends...unless they're your besties from debate camp. Here, one camper explains what debate camp is all about. read more