The Great Debates: Exploring High School Policy Debate

The Great Debates: Exploring High School Policy Debate

The people I immediately know are going to quit the team come to the first meeting and ask, “Can I join the debate club?” I…

4 Extracurricular Activities for Photographers

4 Extracurricular Activities for Photographers

If you want to be a photographer and you find it difficult to take studio art classes in high school, there are several extracurricular activities…

What You Need to Know About SING! (And Getting Involved With Musicals in General)

What You Need to Know About SING! (And Getting Involved With Musicals in General)

At my school in New York City around the months of February and March, life revolves around SING!: a student-run, school-wide musical that is a…

What If My High School Doesn’t Have Many Opportunities?

What If My High School Doesn’t Have Many Opportunities?

You’ve heard it again and again: being involved is important. However, you didn’t realize quite how involved some other students are. At your small school,…

4 Ways a Pre-College Program Can Enhance Your College Experience

4 Ways a Pre-College Program Can Enhance Your College Experience

For those of you who don’t know, a pre-collegiate program is geared towards incoming freshman to not only help with the transition from high school…

Op-Ed: Why You Shouldn’t Start a Club on Campus

Op-Ed: Why You Shouldn’t Start a Club on Campus

We’re creating this culture where we have made it okay for us to make clubs for college – to pad our resumes and to make…

Op-Ed: Never Do an Extracurricular Just for College Apps

Op-Ed: Never Do an Extracurricular Just for College Apps

We all have that friend. The friend who tells you that they’re starting a new club. And you’re briefly interested so you ask them, “Why?”…

Confessions of a Former High School Student Government Member

Confessions of a Former High School Student Government Member

Depending on the type of school you attend, student government may or may not be a big deal. But from the very first day I…

5 Tips for Avoiding Extracurricular Work Overload

5 Tips for Avoiding Extracurricular Work Overload

“The best cure for procrastination is to have so much on your plate that procrastination is no longer an option.” This is one of my…

How to Improve Your Club’s Leadership Board

How to Improve Your Club’s Leadership Board

I’ve been on the executive board (eboard) of my school’s Filipino organization, Barkada, for three years. I progressed to my current position as Vice President…

A View from the Inside: Is Working in Student Media Worth It?

A View from the Inside: Is Working in Student Media Worth It?

Working in student media can be rewarding, but it can also be incredibly time-intensive. For students in media-related majors, working for student media can be…

Point and Shoot: A Guide to Amateur Photography for Amateurs (By An Amateur)

Point and Shoot: A Guide to Amateur Photography for Amateurs (By An Amateur)

Hey there. You probably clicked on this link for one of a few reasons. Maybe you’re a regular reader. Maybe you’re curious about photography. Maybe…

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