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Is community service important in college admissions?

Is community service important in college admissions

Volunteering is an integral part of the college-bound high school student's experience and should not be missed. This is why: For starters, volunteering is a requirement for some scholarships, including Bright Futures for Florida residents, and can also position students to receive special scholarships that recognize their efforts. In addition, community service projects look great on school applications and can provide excellent material for application essays. Students can find volunteer opportunities through clubs, school, religious institutions, family, friends, or alone.However: Not all volunteer work is considered equal . When it comes to volunteering and community service, it's quality not quantity - that speaks volumes to the...

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