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Arts (Fine & Performing)

Book Club: Light Reading for High Schoolers

Regardless of whether you’re pursuing a career in STEM, social sciences, or the arts it is important to continue your growth in literacy. In previous book club posts, we’ve talked about how reading can act as a calm space in the craziness of college preparation, as well as develop your writing and creative thinking skills. In addition to these outstanding literacy benefits, reading regularly can provide you with new experiences, perspectives, and life lessons that will help you become a more well-rounded student and individual. With that said, here are few reads to add to your spring reading list:

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Business & Economics

Community Service For Students Interested in Social Sciences

Volunteering in your community is a great way to give back, learn new skills, establish a professional network, and demonstrate responsibility. It’s also a way to further explore and test whether you want to pursue a career in areas that currently interest you. For students interested in the social sciences, there are several types of community service opportunities that you can explore. 

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Arts (Fine & Performing)

Book Club: February Reading List

As promised, we are back with our book recommendations for February! If you missed our first post in January, we talked about the positive impact a love for reading can have on college readiness.

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Arts (Fine & Performing)

Book Club: January Reading List

In the midst of college applications, extracurricular activities, and school assignments it is important to allow yourself to come to a quiet place and wind down. One thing that can help you destress after an insane day or a never-ending week is immersing yourself in a book.

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Arts (Fine & Performing)

Book Club

Enjoy your summer, but don’t forget to make the best of it! One of the best and easiest ways to occupy your time is to read. Reading is so great because not only are you enjoying, but you’re also learning. Becoming well-read opens a lot of opportunities — new hobbies, conversations, etc. can all be born out of reading more. 

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English

Recommended Books for College-Bound Students

Reading is good at every age, but college applicants may have a particular motivation to read. There are a number of books out there – beyond college guides – that can help you out in your application process. Consider these kinds of books for students applying to college, and why they may be helpful in your college application process.

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