Enhance Your Volunteer Experience

When you think of volunteering what words come to mind? Fun? Boring? Requirement? Some people genuinely enjoy giving their time to a cause they are passionate about, while others may think of volunteering and say “NO WAY!” Volunteering is a different experience for...
The Art of Understanding

The Art of Understanding

Several years ago, a friend recommended that I read The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman. I bought the hard copy and read it with interest, sharing with my husband that the reason I wanted him to clean out the carport for my birthday instead of getting me anything was...

App Spotlight: Pushbullet

The rope-bridge that connects all of my devices frustrates me. Especially when in school, when I would have things to read and I wouldn’t always be near my computer or I’d have to go from my phone to computer or vice-versa. I would copy the link and send myself an...

We took hundreds of scholarship essays and analyzed the text. These are the most used words–try avoiding these to have a more unique and interesting essay!