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A List of Activities You May Not Have Considered Including—But That Count! 

These were inspired by my colleagues in my College Essay Forum for Counselors private Facebook group:  Taking care of younger siblings, involvement in your church/temple/mosque, etc., photography, songs, creating your own music/beats, cleaning houses, helping the elderly with groceries, reading to the elderly, crafting (bracelets,…

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13 Awesome Questions to Ask in a College Interview 

Yes, I’m going to share some sample college interview questions below. But before you scroll down and copy/paste, here are three things to think about: It’s more important to be likeable than impressive This advice came from Monica James during a podcast episode we did…

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Questions to Ask on a College Tour (60+ examples) 

Heads-up: this post was put together with our good friends at TS College Tours, and most of the questions below are theirs. They have TONS of resources and information at their website: https://www.tscollegetours.com/ Majors/Colleges Does your school offer any unique majors? Can students easily change…

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Things to Do From Home During a Pandemic: Part 3 

This list was compiled by my screenwriter friends Ed and Whit. Thanks, y’all. Need more fun ideas? Hopefully this helps. Check out Part 2 here. To Do For Kids To Help Help make masks for our doctors and nurses! A friend (writer) and his wife…

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Things to Do From Home During a Pandemic: Part 4 

This list was compiled by my screenwriter friends Ed and Whit. Need more fun ideas? Hopefully this helps. Check out Part 3 here. See: Learn: Love Languages. You’ve probably heard of the five love languages we all use to feel and express love. Now that…

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Things to Do From Home During a Pandemic: Part 5 

This list was compiled by my screenwriter friends Ed and Whit. Need more fun ideas? Hopefully this helps. Check out Part 4 here. TO DO: Movies, movies, movies. Our bodies are 46% movie now. I looked it up. But here, the New Yorker offers up…

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Applying to College Abroad: A Guide for American Students 

Many options are available to study in English across Asia, in Japan, Korea, Malaysia, China, and India. However, two standout destinations with established English educational systems and populations fluent in English are Hong Kong and Singapore. Hong Kong, the special administrative region of China, was…

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Things to Do From Home During a Pandemic: Part 6 

This list was compiled by my screenwriter friends Ed and Whit. Need more fun ideas? Hopefully this helps. Check out Part 5 here. Tune-In  Tune-Out  I know it sounds crazy but isn’t it EXHAUSTING browsing Netflix and Hulu for hours, trying to find a decent…

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Things to Do From Home During a Pandemic: Part 7 

This list was compiled by my screenwriter friends Ed and Whit. Need more fun ideas? Hopefully this helps. Check out Part 6 here. Get Happy  Get Smart (and Creative)  Create To Connect. A new program that gives you a creative assignment every day in May….

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Things to Do From Home During a Pandemic: Part 8 

This list was compiled by my screenwriter friends Ed and Whit. Need more fun ideas? Hopefully this helps. Check out Part 7 here. FOR THE KIDS Target is hitting the mark (I’m so sorry) with these free coloring pages for kids or adults. Kids are…

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