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Make the most of summer

July 10th, 2017

Summer is in full swing and for many of you, July and August are packed full of events.  However, there may be some wiggle room left to add purposeful activities to the calendar.  We want to share a classic list of summer do’s and don’ts for prospective college students from US News.  This article is a good reminder that college admission officers like to see students using their time and energy constructively.  If you follow your passions and invest yourself in things that you love, that commitment will help you grow and develop personally and have the added benefit of shining through on your college applications.

Article published by US News on June 6, 2011

Written by:  Peter Van Buskirk

In the coming weeks, thousands of young people will find their daily routines changing as the academic year comes to a close. Some will go to the beach. Many will sleep until noon. Others will jet off to parts unknown for new, exotic adventures. And, at some point in the weeks that follow, most will find themselves on a college campus or two.

The choices students make as they embrace the summer months can impact their personal growth while providing important clues to college admissions officers about the character and convictions of the candidates they are considering. If you are a rising high school senior, how will you spend your summer months? The following do’s and don’ts provide guidance in making good and productive choices.

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