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What can I do over the summer to strengthen my college application?

Hi everyone! I'm a high school junior and I want to use my summer break to strengthen my college application. What are some activities or experiences that would be beneficial for me to pursue? I'd really appreciate any suggestions! Thanks!

10 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're thinking ahead and looking to make the most of your summer break. There are many activities and experiences you can pursue that may help strengthen your college application. Some options include: 1) Volunteering in your community or at a local non-profit organization to show commitment and compassion. 2) Taking part in summer programs or internships related to your field of interest to demonstrate passion and dedication. 3) Participating in a research project or independent study to showcase your intellectual curiosity and ability to work independently. 4) Enrolling in academic courses at a local college or online to further your knowledge in a subject area. 5) Developing a personal project or creating something that showcases your creativity and talent. Remember, the key is to find something that you're genuinely interested in and passionate about. Best of luck!

10 months ago

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