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Traditional Extracurricular Activities

By Jay KC, CollegeFindme Intern We all know how colleges love applicants who do extracurricular activities, and in turn, students do them to impress colleges. That made us decide to create a guide of traditional extracurricular activities colleges look for in a student within the college application process. School Sports Colleges love people that do

Be Appealing By Leading!

By Wiener Douyon, CollegeFindMe Intern Leadership it’s in your DNA! Leading is in your DNA, whether you know it or not. You have a series of qualities that make you, well you. So, why not show the world all these traits? By following this mini-guide, you will make yourself more appealing to colleges, while also

Pura Vida - How to Make the Most Out of Your High School Opportunities!

By Jobed Elien, CollegeFindMe Intern For many of you up and coming seniors this is the time to dive into the college process. Many of us will have to make decisions that will help further ourselves in the future. With only a couple weeks left in the last summer of your high school career there's

Just another productive summer…

by Briti Prajapati, CollegeFindMe Intern Cornell University; the name itself portrays a sign of achievement, excellence, and hard work. Thus, when I was accepted to Cornell University Summer College (CUSC), I felt as if my hard work in and outside of school paid off after all. On June 24th when I arrived at Cornell University by

Take advantage of school breaks with these tips!

By Wiener Douyon, CollegeFindMe Intern Your time has come! College is near. Your college list is almost finalized. Senior year is around the corner, and the time for applying to colleges has begun. There are many things that you could do for the remainder of the summer*. Whether it’s an internship, community service, or even

Scholarships

Liaison's Data-Inspired Future Scholarship Provided by: Liaison Technologies The Liaison's Data-Inspired Future Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students. You must submit a 30 to 60 second video that discusses, explains or demonstrates an important aspect of data in today's or tomorrow's society and also includes one interesting fact about yourself in

Finding Perspective

by Pilli Cruz, CollegeFindMe Intern As my thoughts roam to college and what will become the beginning of a new life, I have started to reflect on my most recent experiences. Most specifically this summer. For late June and most of July, I took four of my best friends and embarked on a European adventure. We

College Packing List

By Simarn Regmi Move in day is approaching and if any of you are like me, I have not started packing or buying what I need for college. I wish I could just snap my fingers and everything I need would appear in the blink of an eye. Unfortunately, I do not have a genie

Fear of Missing Out

By Wendy Wu, Harvard Graduate Student When we think about college, apart from learning, one thing that comes to our mind is experience. This is certainly true for many international students who come to American universities and leave their countries for the first time. After years of hard work and preparation, high schoolers are eager

Tips for First Generation College Applicants

First of all, congratulations on going to college! You’re the first person in your family to do so, and everyone in your family is proud of you. Don’t take this for granted; it takes an extraordinary and brave person to be the first to go to college. Now, I am going to give you a

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