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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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*2010 DoSomething.org Community Services and College Admissions Study
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The scholarship is open from June 1 to June 30, 2019.
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