Volunteer

Find a way to give back.

70% of admissions officers surveyed valued consistent local volunteering over a long period rather than a short stint abroad.

Admissions officers like to see words like "Commitment" and "Passion" most when applicants describe their community services.

DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations in the US that helps young people rock causes they care about. Any young person 25 and under can join by texting "JOIN" to 38383 or joining online at www.DoSomething.org.

*2010 DoSomething.org Community Services and College Admissions Study

DoSomething.orgMillions of American seniors live in isolation. You can help them feel connected by making them a V-Day card! Just create 1 thoughtful card for a senior and upload a pic of your card. Bam! You'll automatically enter to win $3,000. Yep, that easy.

Rules:
Unlimited, but must make and mail at least 1 card to qualify. No minimum GPA or essays required. Must be 13 to 25 years old to apply. This scholarship is only open to those residing in the U.S. and Canada or those who hold citizenship in the U.S. or Canada.

Ends February 10, 2017.

Go to: https://www.dosomething.org/us/campaigns/love-letters-challenge to learn more!

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