Tag: extracurriculars

Why Model UN Is the Perfect High School Extracurricular

CollegeXpress Student Writer

What is Model UN, why should you participate, and how can it help prepare you for college? Find all the answers to these questions and more now! read more

Extracurricular Activities in the College Admission Process

Certified Educational Planner; Co-founder and President, One-Stop College Counseling

Extracurriculars are an important part of your college applications, but you should focus on quality over quantity. Impress colleges with these top tips! read more

The Best College Extracurriculars to Strengthen Your Resume

Freelance Writer

Extracurricular activities are a great way to show future employers what you're passionate about. Here are the best extracurriculars for boosting your resume. read more

College Extracurriculars for Students Who Love Nature

CollegeXpress Student Writer, Florida State University

Ah, the great outdoors! Did you know there are college programs and clubs for that? Here's a look at outdoorsy options and how to find them on campus. read more

What Colleges Care About in This Time of Crisis


Worried about gaps in your college applications due to COVID-19? This commitment letter backed by hundreds of deans should give students some peace of mind. read more

5 Ways to Make a Difference During the Pandemic

College Counselor and Tutor, Moon Prep

Giving back is more important than ever with the wide-range negative effects of the pandemic. Try these ideas to make a difference and improve your college apps. read more

Extracurricular Activities to Nurture Your Faith on Campus

Associate Vice President and Dean of Undergraduate Admission, Loyola University Chicago

Catholic students have ample opportunities to nurture their faith with college extracurriculars. Here are some options to get involved and connected on campus. read more

How Many Extracurriculars Should I Participate in to Impress Colleges?


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

Myths and Truths About Joining a Sorority

Marketing Assistant, CollegeXpress

You've probably heard a lot about joining a sorority, including a lot of crazy stories. Here's a guide to help you pull the facts from fiction. read more

Video: Get Involved: Unique Clubs to Join in School


High schools have so many clubs and organizations these days, it's hard to keep track of them all, let alone decide which ones to join. See which clubs student vlogger Isabella joined, and you may find a new interest of your own! read more