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2. College Admissions
It's hard to get into college these days.
used to be a lot easier. Now it's
not enough to get good grades. You need
have good grades in advanced classes. You need
do some extracurriculars. Extracurriculars are activities you do
of class such as playing basketball, playing the
, singing, and more. You need to have a
score on the SAT or ACT. The SAT
ACT are used to test what you know.
both have questions on various subjects.
have some leadership positions. It is not just
to be a member in a club. You
to be the president or the vice president.
also need letters of recommendation, letters in which
teachers, coaches, or bosses write about your abilities
personality. It also helps if you won some
. It shows that you can achieve something.
have to write good essays that show who
are as a person. Colleges want people who
interesting personalities and stories. Students with good grades
boring essays will not get into the college
their dreams. Students should not be sad if
don't get into the college of their dreams.
need to know that getting into college is
as years go by.