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COLLEGE TOURING LIST BY REGIONAs you begin your college visitations, below on this page is a listing of schools by region to assist you in the process. This is by no means an all-inclusive list of all colleges/universities available to you. The options are endless. This is meant to serve as a starting point and guide for you to use on this journey.
While the college process can be stressful, have some fun on your visits! And remember, should you have any questions or need assistance along the way, do not hesitate to reach out to your guidance counselor.
The activities section is one of the most important parts of your application. Extracurricular activities are one of the best ways to differentiate yourself from the rest of the applicant pool and make yourself stand out as an exceptional candidate. Colleges want to know what your life is like outside of the classroom. Have you developed strong interests over time? Are you a leader? They are looking for students who are potential pioneers in their future fields.
You should spend some time considering what to include in the activities section of the Common Application. There are certain limits, so it is essential to be selective and concise. Unlike your education and testing, you have control over what to include and how to describe your activities, so you should put some thought into it.
Do's and Don'ts for "WHY US" Supplement
You be the Evaluator - Does this person actually want to go to this college or not so much:
Given that I am an individual that genuinely enjoys being introduced to new concepts, ideas, and new information, Kalamazoo would definitely be a great fit for me. Being around sophisticated and intellectual students, with similar ambitions as mine, would inspire me to challenge myself on a daily basis. By doing so, I would gradually grow not only as a student but as a human
What do we learn about what makes K-Zoo special in this student’s eyes? Absolutely nothing.
Let’s try again:
SMU has a program called the NCA, which stands for the National Communication Association, and it helps support students to be able to solve problems by communicating. SMU also has over 90 student organizations for students to get involved with that can complement their academic pursuits, which will allow me to join organizations I really enjoy.
…..Oh, as opposed to that other university where the professors aren’t dedicated to helping students succeed
So how do you write sentences that sound like you actually want to go to school?
I believe USC is perfect for me because, though other schools offer a Judaic Studies major, I have yet to find a program as comprehensive as USC’s. Take, for example, courses like “Biblical Hebrew” (as opposed to just Modern Hebrew ) and “Why be Jewish?”
Look how specific…
Though the CogSci program at USC is in its inaugural year and little information was available during my open house visit, I was able to contact Associate Professor of the Psychology and Linguistics Toby Mintz through email and was happy to discover that USC’s program is extremely interdisciplinary in nature, cross-cutting traditional disciplines such as psychology, philosophy, linguistics, computer science and anthropology. I have always been interested n languages (I speak three), consider computer science strength and am drawn to the “Philosophy of Language” courses, as I recently wrote a research paper addressing the potential implications of applying for JL Austin’s work with “performative utterances” to smartphone technology.
While this is beyond amazing….you can see clearly why he is specifically interested in USC while at the same time REVEALING MORE ABOUT HIMSELF.
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