Tag: extracurriculars

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

Top Questions About eSports and College, Answered

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CollegeXpress Student Writer; Assistant Editor & Social Media Coordinator, Carnegie Dartlet

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 College Applications

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Freelance Writer

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

Why Being Well-Rounded Is Overrated

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

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

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