Tag: extracurriculars

What Colleges Care About in This Time of Crisis

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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: Get Ideas for Clubs to Join!

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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

How to Encourage Others to Volunteer With You

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Freelance Writer

Making a difference by volunteering is beneficial for you and your community, so why isn't everyone doing it? Encourage your friends to start volunteering with this advice! read more

How to Start Volunteering as a Student

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Freelance Writer

Getting involved as a student volunteer not only helps others, it also makes you a well-rounded individual and can boost your college applications and resume. Here's how to get started! read more

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, 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