Tag: hobbies

5 Great Recommendations for Books by Black Authors

Senior Assistant Editor & Counselor Communications Coordinator

Just because Black History Month is over doesn't mean Black culture should stop being championed. Here are five book recommendations written by Black authors. read more

Extracurricular Activities in the College Admission Process

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

9 of the Best Colleges for Coffee Lovers

Founder, CoffeeUrban.com

Coffee is the fuel that gets students through college, but some places are better than others regarding options. Here are nine great schools for coffee lovers! read more

Role-Playing Games Can Make You a Better Student

Freelance Writer

Role-playing games aren't just for preteens in their parents' basements. Check out the real-life way role-playing games like D&D can help you build life skills. read more

How Many Extracurriculars Should I Participate in to Impress Colleges?


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

In This Together: Ideas for When You Need Cheering Up


What can you do when you're feeling down during the coronavirus pandemic? Here are some ideas from real students to help brighten your day. read more

5 Great Book Recommendations for Social Distancing

Assistant Editor and Social Media Coordinator

With all this extra time on our hands, now is a great time to dive into some really good books. Here are our recommendations whether you're a bookworm or not. read more

DIY Dorms: Getting Crafty in College

Student, Gonzaga University

Turn your dorm room into a homey haven with these DIY craft ideas. read more

How to Turn Your Hobbies Into Scholarships

Student, Orting High School

Where there are hobbies there are scholarships! But how do you find them? Let's break down the process. read more

Do Admission Counselors Consider Extracurricular Activities?

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When planning for college, good grades and high test scores are important. But what's just as important are activities outside the classroom. read more