June 26, 2013
A generation ago, good grades were enough to get students into the top colleges and later, into top corporations. Today, however, universities and employers are looking beyond the purely academic facet of their applicants, and are seeking students with experience, in addition to strong academic results. According to the College Board, universities are interested in students’ extracurricular activities, because performing well in these activities demonstrates skills that will determine success in higher education.
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