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.

You need 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.

You 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.