Choosing the Right Extracurriculars for You (Yes, You!)
Extracurriculars

Choosing the Right Extracurriculars for You (Yes, You!)

In today’s crazy competitive college admissions world, it takes a lot more than having a perfect GPA and test scores to snatch up those coveted…

Orchestra: Pretty Much the Best Thing Ever
Extracurriculars

Orchestra: Pretty Much the Best Thing Ever

Extracurriculars seem to be the bane of every high schooler’s existence. We’re expected to get good grades, take care of responsibilities at home, and get…

You’re NOT Too Young: How To Score Internships in High School
Extracurriculars

You’re NOT Too Young: How To Score Internships in High School

“Must be 18 or older to apply.” Ah, the phrase that can crush hopes and dreams in a matter of seconds. Sure, you have your…

Hey, “President of 10 Clubs” Girl: You Look Really Nice on a Piece of Paper
Extracurriculars

Hey, “President of 10 Clubs” Girl: You Look Really Nice on a Piece of Paper

“Lord, won’t she just stop already? – How many clubs is she in, like ten? Has nobody told her, ‘Hun, calm it down, you’re gonna…

The Low-Down on Community Service Trips
Extracurriculars

The Low-Down on Community Service Trips

Are you thinking of doing a community service trip, but aren’t sure if you should or what to expect? Despite what others may say, the…

Your Club Advisor: Not Just A Babysitter
Extracurriculars

Your Club Advisor: Not Just A Babysitter

When you think of leadership positions within a club, you obviously think of the president, vice-president, treasurer, and secretary. However, there is one person who…

Clubbing It: Why Smaller Clubs Are Pretty Darn Awesome
Extracurriculars

Clubbing It: Why Smaller Clubs Are Pretty Darn Awesome

When I was in eighth grade, we were given a list of all the clubs in the high school. I remember being so excited and…

6 Reasons Why Volunteering Is Important (and Awesome!)
Extracurriculars

6 Reasons Why Volunteering Is Important (and Awesome!)

The college admissions process is, to put it mildly, stressful. Not only do we as students study tirelessly to keep an appealing GPA, trudge through…

What REALLY Happens at Band Camp
Extracurriculars

What REALLY Happens at Band Camp

Throughout my years in band, I have come upon three main misconceptions: Band camp is a place where everyone hooks up. Everyone is a socially…

Forensicators in Philly
Extracurriculars

Forensicators in Philly

Imagine the following scenario: you’re talking with a new classmate, a teacher, or one of your parents’ friends. You’re eagerly discussing your extracurriculars when you…

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu…That’s Just Like Karate, Right?
Extracurriculars

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu…That’s Just Like Karate, Right?

Yes…yes it’s just like Karate. In fact, I don’t even know why we call it Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I mean, really, who are we trying…

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