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How to Create Your Common App Activities List

If you’re currently working on your Common Application, you’ve probably come across the activities section, but you may not be sure how to fill it out. Even though it’s not an essay, you can still strategically fill out this list to help you maximize your chances of being accepted to

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10 Writing Competitions for High School Students in 2023-2024

Are you a high school student who likes to write? Here are ten writing competitions for high school students in 2023-2024. Are you an aspiring novelist, a hobby writer, or a burgeoning poet? Have you tried your hand at nonfiction essays or playwriting? If so, you might be a great

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Social Media and the College Admissions Process

Most high schoolers today have some form of social media, but how does what you post online impact your college applications? Social media can make a significant impact on your application, either positive or negative, depending on how you use it. Here, we answer some of the most common questions

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How to Get Into the Ivy League

Harvard. Princeton. Yale. Columbia. They’re some of the most prestigious schools in the world. For many students, attending one of them has been a dream since childhood. For others, acceptance into the Ivy League seems almost impossible to obtain. Regardless, everyone agrees that applying to Ivy League schools is arduous,

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Top Summer Programs for High School Students

Summer time presents high school students with a great opportunity to pursue their passions outside of the classroom and gain recognition at a national level for their hard work. Here are some of the best programs for high school students who may be looking to expand their extracurricular experience during

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How to Create Your Common App Activities List

If you’re currently working on your Common Application, you’ve probably come across the activities section, but you may not be sure how to fill it out. Even though it’s not an essay, you can still strategically fill out this list to help you maximize your chances of being accepted to

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10 Leadership Awards for High School Students

High school students who have exhibited exemplary leadership in their extracurriculars and academics have the opportunity to win prestigious awards and scholarships. Leadership is a quality that is highly valuable for high school students, whether it’s in extracurriculars, academic pursuits, sports, or any other passion that a student may have.

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