Athletics & Extra Curriculars

By: SAGE Scholars — June 20, 2022
The last hurrah is finally here! After four years of planning and preparation, you’ve finally hit the milestone of senior year. With this chapter about to close, you’ll spend this year looking toward the next chapter of your life: college!
By: Maria Parrish — June 20, 2022
This two-part series will explain the benefits of the Federal Work-Study program as well as how to use the Career Center during your educational journey.
By: Maggie Argiro — June 20, 2022
Are you thinking about studying abroad as part of your college experience? Maybe you’re excited about new cultural experiences or looking for ways to strengthen your resume. From language immersions to service-learning trips, SAGE Scholars partner institutions offer many ways to get off campus.
By: SAGE Scholars — June 2, 2022
In the world of college preparation, eleventh grade is a pivotal year. Soon, you’ll be submitting your applications, and you may wonder what you should be doing now to increase your chances of opening an acceptance letter. For eleventh graders, think of this year as the final push to demonstrate growth and achievement. Knocking this year out of the park can alleviate stress in the future and increase your chances of admission to your top choice school. Below, we’re offering some helpful tips and tricks to ensure you don’t miss any necessary steps during this pivotal year in the college preparation process.
By: SAGE Scholars — May 16, 2022
Though a relatively new component to the college application, many schools adopt this short supplemental to further showcase students, their communities, and their personalities. In this article you'll find some helpful tips to help you create a high-quality video portfolio that doesn't require you to be a skilled blogger or content creator. Remember, what matters most is content, creativity, and authenticity. You're the star of this show!
By: SAGE Scholars — May 5, 2022
Studying abroad is a formative part of the college experience that expands students' worldview and creates lifelong memories. Across the country, our SAGE Scholars member institutions open opportunities for these new experiences and all the considerations that accompany a semester abroad. We've put together some considerations to make when comparing study abroad programs and reasons why studying abroad really maximizes your college experience.
By: SAGE Scholars — May 5, 2022
Extracurricular activities are not only a great way to engage in campus life and build community, but they also can help students build a strong resume that signals to employers your unique skill sets and passions. Due to the ease of online applications, many resumes are first scanned by computer software and don’t ever make it into the recruiter’s hands. While everyone knows to list paid jobs on resumes, it may come as a surprise that you can also list certain extracurricular activities. With the new semester in full swing and summer fast approaching, we’ve compiled a non-exhaustive list of top extracurricular activities recruiters look for on resumes. For those students who are beginning to formulate a plan for post-grad life, these experiences—the skill sets gained from them—will broaden your horizons both on campus and post-graduation.
By: SAGE Scholars — May 1, 2022
As a tenth grader, you may see your classmates or older friends gearing up for college applications. Though there’s still time before you submit your application, you may wonder what you should be doing now to increase your chances of opening your acceptance letter. For ninth and tenth graders, preparing more intentionally in the early half of your high school education can help alleviate stress in the future and increase your chances of admission to your top choice school. Below, we’re offering some helpful tips and tricks to ensure you don’t miss any necessary steps when preparing for college.
By: SAGE Scholars — May 1, 2022
For students and parents wondering how to begin preparing for college, it’s never too early! At SAGE Scholars, we believe that early college planning can help you maximize your investment and ease the stress of college admissions. That’s why we’re here to help! For rising ninth-graders, the next four years can help prepare your application. While that is a lot of time, it will go by quickly, and it’s important not to miss critical steps along the way.
By: SAGE Scholars — April 2, 2022
What are the biggest factors in making a great impression? In this article we break down some of the key elements admissions officers look for.