Add Value & Build Character

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Mar 10, 2011 in , , | No Comments

When you volunteer your time in an organization, it fills their needs and those they serve.

But, it also builds character and adds value to your college application and resume.

You’ve seen it posted here on this site before and most likely elsewhere–volunteering is important! Whether you are in school, a grad, or have been out pounding the pavement seeking employment, volunteer experience on your resume or college application is a must.

Only 15 Minutes

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Feb 17, 2011 in , , , | No Comments


It takes only 15 minutes for total strangers to decide your future.

Shocking as it might seem, the process involved in deciding whether you get into a certain college–or not–takes only minutes by a committee.

Not only that, the process is highly subjective. Things you wouldn’t think should matter often do. Besides GPA, the difficulty of classes taken, a well written essay and your extracurricular activities, a candidates gender, state of origin and race, play a large part in the process. And believe it or not, GPA isn’t always at the top of the list as most candidates think. Well-rounded students are usually more desirable than those totally focused on academics.