Tag: student activities

Top 3 Tips for Finding Extracurricular Activities in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Northwestern University

Having trouble finding impressive high school extracurriculars? Check out one student's advice to help you think outside the box and find activities you enjoy. 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

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 Résumé

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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 résumé. 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

4 Techniques to Improve Your Time Management

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Time management is one of the most important skills you can develop in high school and refine in college. Here are some ways to improve your time management now. 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

The Big List of Fun, Non-Academic Summer Activities

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Author, Educator

We all know students should read more over the summer, but what can you do to enhance learning without breaking out the books? Here are a few ideas! read more