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Reducing Service Falsification on College Applications

Posted by Michele Pitman on May 15, 2019 4:50:11 PM

The news is riddled with stories of college applicants bucking the system and working outside of the rules to get into universities of their choice.

College acceptance nowadays takes so many things into consideration when evaluating an applicant. It's more than just about their grades. It's about their extracurricular activities, the sports teams they are on, the clubs they are in, their standardized test scores, and who they are as a person. The stakes are high and students are feeling the pressure.

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Topics: community service, official service transcript, college acceptance, social emotional learning, college admissions, falsification

Guest Post: Preparing K-12 Students For Future Opportunities

Posted by Guest Blogger, x2VOL Partner, Parchment on May 1, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Guest post courtesy of x2VOL Partner, Parchment

 Preparing K-12 Students For Future Opportunities

Theoretically, the available options for secondary school graduates are the same as they’ve ever been. Students have the choice of going to college or entering the workforce. In reality, however, the steps involved have become much more complicated. Businesses want more skilled workers, and schools want more robust students. Both institutions ask for proof that incoming students and new hires can meet these demands.

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Topics: college acceptance, college preparation

Guest Post: College Preparation Tips for Students and Parents

Posted by Guest Blogger: SignUpGenius on Apr 10, 2018 9:55:16 AM

Guest post courtesy of SignUpGenius

Preparing for college can feel like a daunting task for both students and parents. No matter where you are in the timeline — from starting your first college tour list to packing for the first semester move — we have tips that will help simplify the process.

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Topics: college acceptance, student, college prep, college preparation, signupgenius

The Positive Impact of Community Service on College Acceptance - Infographic

Posted by x2VOL on Mar 7, 2018 11:54:57 AM

College admissions officers look at more than  just grades and test scores when evaluating who they accept into their universities. They are wanting to have an in depth look of who the student is apart from the numbers behind their name. They want to know the student's personality, their interests, their passions and if they will be a positive addition to the university's campus life. 

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Topics: community service, college acceptance, how to get in to college, infographic, service reflections

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