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Actively Marketing Your Activities

For you high school seniors who have worked hard, both in your school-based and outside-the-classroom activities, you should be asking yourself a question: How can I best present all that I've done beyond sheer academics to the colleges I'll apply to this fall? That's an important question, especially in light of the rising "holistic" admissions evaluation trend these days.

How -- exactly -- do you tell a college all about the many activities you've done and currently do when you're filling out your applications? This falls under the umbrella of what I call "student profile marketing." This is why should you do a so-called annotated activities list. Let me explain.

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