Category: Extracurricular(s)

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Extracurricular(s)

Student Spotlight: Path to Princeton Through Science

Empowerly sat down with Changxiao, our CTO, to learn more about what extracurriculars in science helped him on his path to Princeton.
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!

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How to DIY Self-Started Extracurriculars with Results

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.

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Summer Activities for Humanities Students that are Safe Right Now

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. 

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Pre-Med Opportunities This Summer Staying Safe

Volunteering at the local hospital is a no-go, and research programs at colleges are generally canceled. Pre-med summer options?
So what are your options if standard pre-med activities usually involve direct contact with people?

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