Tag: extracurriculars

National Honor Society: What to Know Before You Join

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

NHS is a great high school activity that involves leadership, service, character, and scholarship. Learn about all the benefits and how you can join here. read more

Important Questions Before You Volunteer, Answered

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You know volunteering is important, but there are some key questions to ask yourself before you start. Here's what students should ask and know! read more

Great Extracurricular Activities That Won't Break the Bank

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You don't need to have expensive hobbies to strengthen your college apps! These extracurricular activities are perfect for students looking to save their money. read more

Easy Ways to Get Involved With Music in College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's easy to get involved with music in college, even if it's not your major. Learn about all the groups, classes, and performances you can enjoy on any campus! read more

Why Model UN Is the Perfect High School Extracurricular

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

What is Model UN, why should you participate, and how can it help prepare you for college? Find all the answers to these questions and more now! read more

Extracurricular Activities in the College Admission Process

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Certified Educational Planner; Co-founder and President, One-Stop College Counseling

Extracurriculars are an important part of your college applications, but you should focus on quality over quantity. Impress colleges with these top tips! read more

The Best College Extracurriculars to Strengthen Your Resume

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Freelance Writer

Extracurricular activities are a great way to show future employers what you're passionate about. Here are the best extracurriculars for boosting your resume. read more

College Extracurriculars for Students Who Love Nature

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Florida State University

Ah, the great outdoors! Did you know there are college programs and clubs for that? Here's a look at outdoorsy options and how to find them on campus. read more

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