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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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!