Tag: volunteering

Unique Ways to Stand Out on Your College Applications

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

No one wants to be just another piece of paper when it comes to the college admission process. Here are a few ways to make your application stand out from the crowd. read more

3 Adventurous Gap Year Programs to Consider

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Founder, Moon Prep

Gap years are becoming more and more popular. If you're a student looking to have a unique experience before college, check out these worldly programs. read more

How to Give Your Resume "The Disney Effect"

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

It's a well-known fact that interviewers' ears perk up at three words: Walt Disney Company. Here are ways to get that same reaction in other ways. read more

Win Big and Give Back: It's the 2nd Annual #CXGivesBack Giveaway!

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Back at it again for the second year in a row: the #CXGivesBack Giveaway! Read on to find out how to enter, win, and give back. read more

How Community Service Can Help Your College Application Stand Out

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College applications are a bit like job resumes: you want your application to stand out from the others. Community service is one way to set yourself apart from the crowd. 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

5 Little-Known Things About Teaching Elementary School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Thinking of being an elementary school teacher? Here are five secrets about teaching at this level to help you figure out if the job is right for you. read more

The New Gap Year: What to Do After College When You're Not Ready for the Real World

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Freelance Writer

If you're not ready for the "real world" just yet, there are a lot of things you can do after graduating college to prepare you for the next step. Here are a few ways to transition between school and the world of nine-to-five. read more

Have a Heart This Valentine's Day

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

Whether you're "the single friend" or just got voted "cutest couple," here are some new ways to celebrate Valentine's Day! read more

#CXGivesBack Giveaway

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Presenting to you: the giveaway that gives back. Running from December 11-22, enter to win some awesome prizes that are for a good cause. read more