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a nationally recognized college expert.
College admissions and extracurriculars
May 6, 2020
Extracurricular tips for college admissions during a pandemic
One of collateral damages from COVID-19 is the ability of teenagers to participate in extracurricular activities before applying to college. Right now, you can’t participate in a school marching band or play Shakespeare on a stage. Showing athletic prowess on a track, ball field or court ain’t happening either. You can’t debate in competitions or run a school club. While...
August 22, 2018
5 Extracurricular Tips to Boost College Admissions
Teenagers can boost their college admission chances by being smart about the extracurricular activities that they pursue in high school. Unfortunately, a lot of misinformation exists about extracurriculars which prevents students from making the most of their activities outside the classroom. For instance, many parents believe that their children need to be well-rounded to increase their admission chances. That is,...