Tag: extracurriculars

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

4 Ways to Help Your High School Freshman or Sophomore Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Think it's too early to talk to your freshman or sophomore about college? Certainly not! Here are four ways to help your student start thinking about the future. read more

What's Trending in High Schools and Colleges in 2019

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What's everyone obsessed with this year? Here's a quick look at what's trending in high schools and colleges across the country. read more

Secrets to Finding a Great Volunteer Site

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Marietta College

Looking for an extracurricular activity that keeps on giving? Consider volunteering at a local organization. Read on for advice on choosing the right one! read more

The Secret to Gaining Admission to the Ivy League

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Founder, Moon Prep

It's no easy feat to be accepted to the Ivy League and other top-tier universities. But being "pointy" instead of "well rounded" could do the trick... read more

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