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Extracurricular Activities

Extracurricular activities are an important part of applications to selective colleges. Learn which activities will most impress the college admissions officers.

What Counts as an Extracurricular Activity for College Admissions?
This article discusses the wide range of activities that should be included on a college application.

What Are the Best Extracurricular Activities?
An article discussing the types of extracurricular involvement that will most impress college admissions officers.

Unusual Extracurricular Activities - Make Your Passions Count
Sarah shows how an unusual hobby can be transformed into an extracurricular activity that will impress college admissions counselors.

Unusual Extracurricular Activities - Share Your Unusual Extracurricular...
Extracurricular activities are more than band, drama club and student government. In this article, readers describe their creative and unusual extracurricular activities.

Can Rubik's Cube and Other Quirky Passions Get You Into College?
Rubik's Cube may not seem to have much to do with college admissions, but anything an applicant is passionate about can be transformed into a winning piece of a college application. Learn how Rubik's Cube and other quirky interests can be transformed into meaningful extracurricular activities.

The Best Summer Plans for High School Students
Use summers to gain meaningful experiences and build your resume for college applications.

How to Waste a Summer
10 summer plans that will guarantee you DON'T impress colleges

Great Summer Political Science Programs for High School Students
A list of six top summer programs for students interested in the theater.

Great Summer Science Programs for High School Students
A list of five top summer programs for students interested in the theater.

Great Summer Creative Writing Programs for High School Students
A list of five top summer programs for students interested in creative writing

Great Summer Engineering Programs for High School Students
A list of eight top summer programs for students interested in engineering

Great Summer Music Programs for High School Students
A list of sixtop summer programs for students interested in the theater.

Great Summer Dance Programs for High School Students
A list of six top summer programs for students interested in the theater.

Summer Performing Arts Programs for High School Students - Share Your...
Reader recommendations for rewarding summer programs in dance

Summer Performing Arts Programs for High School Students - Share Your...
Reader recommendations for rewarding summer programs in dance

Summer Performing Arts Programs for High School Students - Share Your...
Reader recommendations for rewarding summer programs in dance

Summer Performing Arts Programs for High School Students - Share Your...
Reader recommendations for rewarding summer programs in dance

Summer Performing Arts Programs for High School Students - Share Your...
Reader recommendations for rewarding summer programs in dance

Summer Performing Arts Programs for High School Students - Share Your...
Reader recommendations for rewarding summer programs in dance

Great Summer Theater Programs for High School Students
A list of five top summer programs for students interested in the theater.

Summer Performing Arts Programs for High School Students - Share Your...
Reader recommendations for great summer programs in theater

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