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 "Committment" 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.
Use your phone to fight for the millions of puppies born in abusive factory farms. Share a text messaging game on puppy mills with 6 friends and you'll be entered to win a $3,000 scholarship.
Millions of puppies are born in horrible conditions each year, just so puppy mills can make a profit. Invite your friends to step into the shoes of a pet store employee who discovers their store supports puppy mills.
To enter for the $3,000 scholarship, visit www.dosomething.org/puppy and submit six friend's phone numbers. No minimum GPA. No essays required.
No minimum GPA. No essay required.
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+168Remember Paris Hilton’s stint in jail a few years ago? After the fact, her first few interviews revealed that she had a new priority besides partying. It was volunteering. Whether or not she has fully exercised this endeavor since is debatable. Plenty of other celebrities, however, have made a show for volunteering. “That’s hot.” As students begin preparing for college and ...Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +168
+170When the economy suffers, so do organizations that rely on volunteers — at least traditionally. But according to one source, not only can volunteering remain strong in times of economic concern, it can also help the volunteer gain necessary job skills to re-enter the job market. The most recent Giving in Tough Times study, produced during the last economic downturn in ...Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +170
+92Lately, college students are going back to school with some much younger classmates. Through mentoring programs, undergraduates are becoming an integral part of kindergarten to sixth-grade classes around the country. And elementary and middle-school students are finding role models in their very own communities. Getting from Giving "The first time I went to Code Elementary School as a freshman, I was ...Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +92