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.
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While there is some value in getting shuteye, there’s only so much rest necessary and, to be fair, you do have other, much more important things to do.
When it comes to adding your extracurricular activities on your college applications, you definitely don’t want to leave blank space!
Volunteering can be as easy—and enjoyable—as pie if you seek out the right opportunities.