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Dead weight: Seven extracurricular activities that aren’t as great as they tell you

Dead weight: Seven extracurricular activities that aren’t as great as they tell you As we have mentioned a number of times in our articles, choosing extracurricular activities that fit into your overall theme is a critical exercise. However, it seems to be a popular misconception that some extracurricular activities are all-purpose, classic, or good for all ...read more →

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The importance of picking a theme

If you haven’t read our Theme article on the main page, then you might be headed down the dreaded path of the “well-rounded” student application. You are probably aware of how this looks: high grades, high test scores, varied extra-curricular activities both academic and physical, and perhaps some community service for good measure. But did ...read more →

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