Tag: extracurriculars

Music for Non-Majors: How to Get Involved in Music in College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Interested in music but not in majoring in it? There are a ton of opportunities to get involved musically on campus, from joining ensembles to taking gen ed classes. read more

Top Tips on Becoming a Well-Rounded Student

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Top colleges look for top students. But what makes a "top" student? Here are some tips on how to be the well-rounded student colleges are looking for. 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

Words of Wisdom From Graduating Seniors, Class of 2018

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CollegeXpress student writers from the Class of 2018 share some parting advice for high school underclassmen! read more

5 Ways to Get a Head Start on the College Admission Process

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's always a good idea to be thinking about your college applications, even if you are only a freshman or sophomore in high school. And doing these five things now will help you stand in the admission process later! read more

Does This Count?! Figuring Out What to Include in Your College Apps

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Should you include that little project, "Student of the Month" award, or short summer program on your college applications? In short, yes, you should. Here's why. 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

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

Important Skills and Character Traits for College Entrepreneurs

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Student, Desert Mountain High School

If you want to see yourself blowing your competition out of the water on Shark Tank, you need to have these important entrepreneurial skills and character traits! read more

7 Things You Must Do Your Freshman Year of College

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Student, Morehead State University

Trying this stuff freshman year can help you find other great opportunities during the rest of your college career. So get to it! read more