Tag: extracurriculars

Words of Wisdom from Graduating Seniors, Class of 2018


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

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

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

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

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

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

7 Things to Consider When Choosing a College

High School Student

These seven basic factors are important to keep in mind when choosing a college. The author should know--it's how she found her dream school! read more

Why Grades Aren't Everything

Student, University High School of Tolleson

Do grades really matter? When it comes to college admission, the answer is both yes and no. read more

10 Attainable New Year's Goals for College Students

Student, Elmhurst College

The New Year can be exciting for college students, with second semester right around the corner. But what isn't so exciting is the hype about New Year's resolutions. read more