Find a way to give back.

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. 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

*2010 Community Services and College Admissions Study

You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by sharing anti-stress tips to support your friends and other students. Between COVID-19, the election, distance learning, and more, students are more stressed out than ever. Here's how you can help: take 2 minutes and share your tips on how you manage stress. Your tips will be added to a crowdsourced guide on fighting student stress that's by young people, for young people. You'll make an impact on others' mental and emotional wellbeing, you and you'll be automatically entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. Let's Do This.

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Every response counts as an entry. One entry per person. No minimum GPA or essays required. Must be 18 to 25 years old to apply. This scholarship is only open to those residing in the U.S. and Canada or those who hold citizenship in the U.S. or Canada.


Win a chance at $1,000.


The scholarship is open November 1 - 30, 2020.


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