Tag: volunteering

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 9 to 5. 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

Why Should I Volunteer in High School?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Why should you volunteer in high school? Well...why not? One emphatic high school student explains. read more

Helping Others in College: An Intro to Mission Trips

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you are looking to help others in college, mission trips are one of many ways to inspire you to go out and make a difference. read more

Lending a Hand: Volunteering for a Better College Application

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

In college admissions, good grades and difficult classes aren't always going to cut it; universities are looking for students who are truly contributing members of society. So if you are looking for ways to stand out in the application process, volunteering your time is a great way to do so. read more