• Am I doing the right activities?

     
    There is no magic list of activities that will get them into college.  Rather, it's what they do within each activity that matters.   So as you make decisions about how to spend your time, here are a few guidelines, courtesy of the counselors at Collegewise.
  • The Extracurricular Edge: What students should know about out-of-school activities

    You know that there is more than meets the eye to the admission game, and you want to have any edge you can. Admission officers know that what potential students do with their time outside of school reveals important personal dimensions that statistics can't show.

    Participating in an extracurricular activity — be it student government, a sport, a part-time job or volunteering — while maintaining good grades demonstrates: Time-management skills, ability to prioritize, motivation, responsibility and leadership qualities.  

    For more tips for selecting extracurricular activities, click here .
  • Completing Your Extracurricular Profile

    Completing your Extracurricular Profile offline will help you when you are inputting this information directly into your college applications. For support putting this profile together, use the following tools: