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.
You could win an easy $1,500 scholarship just by recycling 5 aluminum cans to help protect the environment! (Yup, no essay is required.) Collect 5 cans and recycle them in a proper bin. That'll fight climate change and automatically enter you to win a $1,500 scholarship. Win-win!
Must collect 5 cans for one entry. Unlimited entries. No minimum GPA or essay required. This $1,500 easy scholarship is open to people ages 13 to 25. You must also live in the U.S. or have U.S citizenship.
$1,500 for one winner!
The scholarship starts on June 1, 2017 and ends on June 30, 2017.
Go to: https://www.dosomething.org/us/campaigns/5-cans-challenge to learn more!
When it comes to adding your extracurricular activities on your college applications, you definitely don’t want to leave blank space!
Take some time this year to pause and reflect on what you’re thankful for.
Volunteer for a cause you're passionate about and change the world!