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We get a lot of our students approach us for advice on how to establish a startup. Empowerly’s own startup success story with its humble
Remember “Show and Tell” days in elementary school? It’s not just a fun learning activity (or tip for writing) anymore! Today, it’s a growing trend
Ever wondered how top STEM students get their start? Curious what sets them apart from the rest of the pack?
Empowerly sat down with Changxiao, our CTO (Chief Technical Officer), to learn more about what extracurriculars in science helped him gain acceptance to Princeton. We asked all the questions you might want to know. Read our interview to understand his perspective on admissions and high school extracurricular activities!
Some criteria that are evident across the board at different colleges and universities are: good grades, well-written college essays, glowing recommendation letters, and of course, community and school extracurricular activity involvement.
Empowerly provides expert advice to high school students applying to college. Our counselors play a huge role in working one-on-one with our students to help them through the application process. You may be wondering, “what’s so important about getting college admissions counseling?” or “how can a college counselor help me?”
We talked to Sheelah Bearfoot, one of our fantastic counselors, to get the scoop.
Summer is here, and with it brings a wealth of opportunity to learn, try new things, and explore your interests in greater depth. It can feel a bit overwhelming at first, trying to decide how to spend one’s time over the summer; and without direction, one can easily find themselves developing a less than savory Animal Crossing or Fortnite addiction. We at Empowerly, as graduates of some of the top universities across the nation, have been there, done that—and we are here to give you some inside knowledge as to how you can make your summer meaningful and fun.
As student plan their summer (or rejig their plans) to accommodate for the likelihood that social isolation will continue, students interested in the medical field are probably feeling particularly stuck. The two typical extracurricular activities a premed student will do are off-limits: volunteering at the local hospital is a no-go, and research programs at colleges are generally canceled.
So what are your options if standard pre-med activities usually involve direct contact with people?
Over the past few decades, the world has become increasingly interconnected. With infinite information at our fingertips, the digital revolution has changed the ways we communicate, educate, live, and do business. Now, a new technological revolution is on the rise: artificial intelligence, or AI.