Tag: extracurriculars

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Junior Year of High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Junior year of high school is a stressful year. Period. Full stop. But here are five things to remember that will make it a little easier. read more

eSports: What They Are and How to Pursue Them in College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

What exactly are eSports, and what do they have to do with college? Read on to learn about the rise of eSports and their role in higher education. read more

How to Survive a Sorority: Tips for Before and After Joining

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Freelance Writer

Joining a sorority is a big step for college students interested in Greek life. Are you ready for it? Here are some things to consider before rush this year. read more

Top High School Activities to Boost Your College Applications

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Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

You know that being involved in high school activities will boost your applications, but where do you start? Here are some of the top activities colleges love to see! read more

Being Well-Rounded Is Overrated--Be Pointy Instead

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

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

8 Advantages of Starting Your College Search Early

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Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

Senior year is a stressful time for most students. You can make it a little easier by starting your college search early in high school. Here are eight reasons why! read more

Unique Ways to Stand Out on Your College Applications

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

No one wants to be just another piece of paper when it comes to the college admission process. Here are a few ways to make your application stand out from the crowd. read more

Sage High School Advice From the Class of 2019

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CollegeXpress student writers and vloggers from the Class of 2019 share some parting advice for high school underclassmen! 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

Why I'm Choosing a Christian University

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Are you considering a Christian college or university? Check out this student's three reasons for choosing to attend a Christian school this fall! read more