Tag: hobbies

How to Use Independent Projects for Art Scholarships

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The beauty of applying to scholarships as an art student is you've already done most of the work. Here's how to use your art projects to win money for college. read more

The Best Plants to Perk Up Your College Dorm Room

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Florist

Plant care is all the rage these days! Here are the best plants to keep in your college dorm room and how to care for them properly. read more

5 Great Recommendations for Books by Black Authors

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Senior Assistant Editor, CollegeXpress

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

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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

9 of the Best Colleges for Coffee Lovers

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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

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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?

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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

In This Together: Ideas for When You Need Cheering Up

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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

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Senior Assistant Editor, CollegeXpress

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

3 Ways to Pursue Your Passions in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Figuring out what you love should happen early in your academic career. Here are three helpful ways you can start pursuing your passions in high school. read more