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What should I focus on during summer break to improve my college chances?

Hey everyone! Summer break is coming up and I'm trying to figure out what I should focus on to improve my chances for college admissions. Should I work on SAT prep, volunteer, or find internships? I'm feeling a bit lost and would appreciate any advice you guys have!

9 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're already thinking about how to improve your college chances during the summer break. There's no one-size-fits-all answer to your question, as it really depends on your individual circumstances and interests. However, I can share some ideas based on my experience with my own child's college admissions journey. If you haven't taken the SAT yet or if you think you can improve your score, dedicating some time to SAT prep would definitely be beneficial. Higher scores can increase your chances of being accepted into more competitive schools and might even qualify you for merit-based scholarships. Volunteering is another excellent option, especially if you can find opportunities that align with your career or academic interests. This will not only demonstrate your commitment to giving back to the community but also help you gain valuable skills and experiences. Internships can also provide hands-on experience and a chance to explore potential career paths. My advice would be to prioritize based on your current academic and extracurricular profile, as well as your personal interests and goals. Don't forget to also enjoy your summer break and take some time to recharge! Good luck!

9 months ago

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