How many volunteer hours is good for college?
Generally, you should aim to complete at least 50-200 hours of community service during your high school career. (But keep in mind: There’s no need to exhaust yourself or fall behind in school because you’ve set a lofty goal of hundreds of community service hours.)
Do colleges look at your picture?
The first thing many colleges notice about the social media accounts of applicants is the profile picture. Profile pictures allow schools to put a face to the name on a student’s application. It is important to understand that your profile picture is a unique opportunity to have a good first impression with a school.
Can you lie about having an associate’s degree?
Don’t lie. You could be committing fraud, and in any case this is grounds to get fired real quick. Tell the truth – you are in progress of obtaining an associate’s degree. Most jobs that require an associates degree are often trade-oriented, as well, which means you’ll probably be outed as a fake at some point.
Can you lie on your college application?
There will be major consequences if you’re caught. If adcoms find out that you lied on your application before the decision date, chances are your application will be rejected. If they find you after you’ve been accepted, then your application could be rescinded.
Can I get college credit for volunteering?
Many colleges and universities out there offer course credits for volunteer hours. Many departments offer them for relevant on-campus or off-campus internships and volunteer experience, generally requiring a certain number of hours per week in order to receive the academic credit.
How can you tell if someone is lying about their degree?
Here’s how to verify academic credentials:
- Contact the school. Most college registrars will confirm dates of attendance and graduation, as well as degrees awarded and majors, upon request.
- Research the school on the Internet.
- Ask the applicant for proof of the degree and the school’s accreditation.
What to send to colleges when applying?
What is Involved in a College Application?
- Application Form. The school-specific application form can be as short as two pages or much, much longer.
- Test Scores. Some universities accept both SAT and ACT test scores, but others accept only one or the other.
- Letters of Recommendation.
- Personal Essay.