Volunteering in College: An Education Beyond Your Textbooks

Volunteering in College: An Education Beyond Your Textbooks

In college, you’re going to be very busy, probably the busiest you’ve ever been in your life. Between classes, club activities and obligations, your booming…

The Hidden Benefits of Joining a Cultural Organization

The Hidden Benefits of Joining a Cultural Organization

As an incoming college freshman, I was a little hesitant to join my school’s cultural organizations. What sort of activities do they even do? Why…

How to Get Involved in Campus Advocacy

How to Get Involved in Campus Advocacy

When you come to college, there are so many opportunities to get involved. One common way for students to get involved is through advocacy. However,…

6 Questions to Ask Before Joining an Honor Society

6 Questions to Ask Before Joining an Honor Society

You’ve just received an invitation or an acceptance to an honor society. Good for you! Your emotions might range anywhere from incomprehensible squeals of excitement…

How to Decide Where to Volunteer in High School

How to Decide Where to Volunteer in High School

So it’s summer break, or otherwise one of those rare periods of your life where free time is in abundance, and you’ve decided you want…

How Do You Move on After Rush Week?

How Do You Move on After Rush Week?

Many people have seen upperclassmen from high school go to college and join a sorority or fraternity. They may have idealistic visions based on books…

Demonstrating Commitment and Interest (When You Have None)

Demonstrating Commitment and Interest (When You Have None)

Some people have known their dream job since they were kids. Perhaps all their ancestors were doctors, their first birthday present was a toy stethoscope…

The Truth Behind Service Break Trips

The Truth Behind Service Break Trips

Do you love helping others? Do you want to make a difference during your break? Then maybe you should pass on the service trip. Service break…

Community Service Spotlight: The Polaris Project

Community Service Spotlight: The Polaris Project

We all learn about slavery in school. We all know the horrors that people stolen into bondage faced for thousands of years, perhaps since the…

Community Service Spotlight: Junior Achievement

Community Service Spotlight: Junior Achievement

Let’s talk business. If you’re like most young Americans out there—or like most young people anywhere and everywhere—you probably want to get filthy rich beyond…

Community Service Spotlight on CGI U

Community Service Spotlight on CGI U

Turning ideas into action, the Clinton Global Initiative has long been urging leaders to make commitments to action to solve pressing world challenges. In 2007, the…

Becoming Mother Teresa: How to Help Your Community

Becoming Mother Teresa: How to Help Your Community

Community service is extremely important, definitely not just for college applications, but to make you feel like you’re making a difference and to improve the…

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