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Extracurricular Case Study: Dream Dorm Decorators

Posted on Mar 20, 2020 12:00:00 AM

 

Dream Dorm Decorators

I can recall the day Jonah K. came to my office to develop a community service project.  We considered various possibilities, but none ignited a spark in Jonah − until I said, “What about creating a project to help other kids?” His eyes brightened as we read about the work done by Best Foot Forward, a local organization that supports foster children. Jonah and I visited the founders of BFF, Debby Elman and Donna Biase, who told us that for the first time, they had 10 students who qualified to a

ttend Florida colleges. But the teens didn’t have the clothes or other items students typically bring with them to college. These foster children carried all their worldly possessions in black trash bags. 

Topics: College Admission, Extracurricular Activities, Barbara Leventhal

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Topics: College Admission, Extracurricular Activities, Barbara Leventhal

Extracurricular Case Study: Boca Buckets

Topics: College Admission, Extracurricular Activities, Barbara Leventhal

To Résumé or Not to Résumé for College Applications?

Posted on Oct 1, 2019 2:32:12 PM

And the answer is: Résumé.

Topics: College Admission, Activity Resume, Resume, Extracurricular Activities

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Topics: College Admission, Activity Resume, Resume, Extracurricular Activities

Lady Liberty and the Crisis in the Bahamas

Posted on Sep 19, 2019 4:53:07 PM

Nothing elucidates this country’s spirit of compassion more than does Lady Liberty’s “Give me your tired, your poor” – and it was in that spirit that Score At The Top answered the call of need by rapidly collecting supplies for Bahamian citizens whose homes and businesses were destroyed by Hurricane Dorian.

Topics: Score Academy, Extracurricular Activities

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Topics: Score Academy, Extracurricular Activities

Your Extracurricular Activities Can Make a Critical Difference in College Admissions

Posted on Apr 25, 2019 9:34:12 AM

GPA of 4.5? 1500 on the SAT? Those tell college admissions officers that you’re reasonably bright, perform well in scholastic matters, and can compete for admission with other students who have comparable stats. But that’s all they say about the applicant – they’re data points, devoid, you might say, of personality. In virtually all competitive college admissions situations, those data are simply not enough.

Topics: College Admission, Extracurricular Activities

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Topics: College Admission, Extracurricular Activities

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