Community Service and Admissions

Many folks believe that performing community service is essential in order to gain admission to highly selective colleges. These folks are just plain wrong. Don’t get us wrong — it’s nice to perform community service. By serving soup in soup kitchens, by building houses for the homeless, by walking charity … 

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Community Service and Ivy League Admission

Many students and their parents believe that participating in community service is essential to gain admission to a highly selective college — including an Ivy League college. They think that if you aren’t a member of eight community service organizations, you’re not doing as much as your competition and you … 

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