Tag: summer vacation

The Best Ways to Spend Your Free Time This Summer

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We asked members of the CollegeXpress community how they've been spending their free time throughout the pandemic. Check out their answers and get inspired! read more

The Ultimate Summer Playlist for Crazy-Busy Students

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The school year was stressful, but summer's finally here! Here's a little Spotify playlist we threw together to help you get in the summer mood and get stuff done. read more

4 Summer Activities That Will Impress Colleges

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Summer is a great time to get ready for college. Find out what you can do in between your fun summer plans that will look great to admission committees. read more

How College Students Can Stay Sharp Over Summer Break

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English Tutor, TutorNerd

From organization to internships, here's what college students can do to stay sharp over the summer while still enjoying this much-deserved time off. read more

How to Prepare for Your First Summer After Freshman Year of College

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Student, Elmhurst College

Whether you're excited about summer break or anxious (or both), here's how to make the most of it. read more

Getting Back Into the Fall Mindset

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Student, University of Texas at Austin

The transition from vacation to school can be tough, but these five tips can help keep you motivated as you shed your summer skin and get back into a routine. read more

5 Things High School Students Need to Do This Summer

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Founder and Director, Strategic Admissions Advice LLC

Want to stand out in the college admission process? You can take things into your own hands! Do these five things this summer because it's not too late! read more

A College Athlete's Summer Workout

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Senior Assistant Editor, Scholarship Manager, Wintergreen Orchard House

The one thing that tends to be forgotten as an athlete who has been recruited--or plans to try out for a team--is that you have to be in shape. Otherwise, you'll be in for a rude awakening when your tryouts/season starts. read more