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 $3,000 scholarship just by amplifying your voice and rallying your friends to Grab the Mic! Democracy only works for the people, when as many people are involved. Everyone has their part to play in this movement so help your friends find their role by shouting them out online, in your communities, and on a national stage. You'll automatically enter to win a $3,000 scholarship. Win-win!
Each action completed on the campaign page equals one entry. Unlimited entries. No minimum GPA or essays required. Must be 13 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.
$3,000 for one winner.
The Grab the Mic: January scholarship is open from January 1 - January 31, 2018.
Visit: https://www.dosomething.org/us/campaigns/grab-mic to learn more and stay up to date for a new Grab the Mic scholarship each month in 2018.
While there is some value in getting shuteye, there’s only so much rest necessary and, to be fair, you do have other, much more important things to do.
Volunteering can be as easy—and enjoyable—as pie if you seek out the right opportunities.
Take some time this year to pause and reflect on what you’re thankful for.