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

Hello! I'm a junior and I want to make good use of my summer break to improve my college applications. What are some activities or programs you'd recommend to help strengthen my application? Thanks in advance!

9 months ago

Hi there! I've been through the college application process with my own child, and I have some suggestions for you to consider during your summer break. First of all, summer internships or jobs related to your field of interest are a great way to demonstrate your commitment and gain valuable experience. You might want to look for opportunities in your local community, or even reach out to companies and organizations you're interested in. Secondly, consider volunteering in your community or participating in a service project. This can show colleges that you care about giving back and that you're involved in your community. Another idea is to take part in academic programs or summer classes. This can help you learn more about a subject you're interested in while also showing your dedication to your education. Finally, you could work on personal projects or hobbies that showcase your creativity, leadership, or other skills. Just make sure to choose activities that you're genuinely passionate about, as colleges can often tell when an applicant is just trying to pad their resume. Best of luck, and I hope you have a productive and enjoyable summer!

9 months ago

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