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Resources and information for college applicants.

The Personal Statement

What is a Personal statement?  At its core, your essay is a story – a story about you. Your story, told in your own voice and in your own words, will show readers something genuine about you, something they can’t get from scores and grades

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Summer Job Ideas- Now Hiring

Now Hiring Aerie Brand Ambassador: San Mateo Chipotle: San Carlos  CVS San Carlos: San Carlos Dominoes Crew Member: Redwood City  Galileo Summer Intern: Bay Area Legarza Sports Camp: Bay Area Kings Academy Swim Instructor: San Carlos Noah’s Bagels: San Mateo Mathnasium: Redwood City Theatre Team

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Planning for a Fun and Meaningful Summer

We know it seems early to think about summer, but now is the time to get excited about ways you can explore your interests and apply to programs. Many applications are due at the end of February. Below is a list to get you started

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The Basics of College Athletic Recruiting

Jenny Dumas from College Calm discusses important things aspiring athletes need to consider regarding the college application process. Here are our top three takeaways from the presentation. For the full presentation, click here. The college bound student-athlete DRIVES the recruiting process. You have to decide,

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Student Synergy Project: Genetic Modification Tool CRISPR CAS-9

    The Student Synergy Project is a meaningful self-directed summer project for high school students. Below is a completed project by one of the student participants. Learn more about the Student Synergy Project The Project: Genetic Modification Tool CRISPR CAS-9 Student Interests: Biomedical Research, Molecular

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Student Synergy Project: Mental Health and Media

    The Student Synergy Project is a meaningful self-directed summer project for high school students. Below is a completed project by one of the student participants. Learn more about the Student Synergy Project The Project: Mental Health and Media  Student Interests: Mental health, Creative Writing,

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