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how to write about extracurriculars for college applications
June 28, 2022

How to write about extracurriculars in college applications

If there’s one thing we’ve all heard about college applications, it’s that grades alone will not get a student accepted. The admissions office wants to know …

learn to tell stories about your art life
June 23, 2022

Use your artistic experience to stand out in pursuit of any career

No matter what career you chase, there’s a way to incorporate your artistic experience Employers spend a lot of money trying to search for, recruit, and …

how to win a college fellowship
June 21, 2022

How to get selected for fellowships

There are a host of opportunities for fellowships, many less competitive than you might think! But like most opportunities, what matters most is differentiating yourself from …

June 16, 2022

5 personal stories about how having a mentor was life-changing

You may have read our 21 questions to ask your mentor, and thought, “how important is this really?”  It’s hard to overstate the importance of mentorship …

June 14, 2022

21 questions students should ask mentors

Most successful people have had several mentors at all different stages of their careers. The title of “mentor” is an honor, not a burden. So, do …

June 9, 2022

15 questions to ask during an interview for a high school internship

Smart questions should be the grande finale to your next interview Searching and applying for high school internships and summer jobs is nerve wracking. Getting an …

June 7, 2022

Here’s how to nail the job interview

Tips for students to get the job without any experience! When it comes to work experience, we all start at zero. So while it’s natural to …

high school jobs in the performing arts
June 2, 2022

10 ways to earn some side money in performing arts

Performing arts pursuits are beneficial, whether or not they become your primary income. Don’t let someone get you down by saying “it’s just a side gig.” …

15 ways musical talent pays for college
May 31, 2022

Use your musical talent to pay for college

15 ways music pays the bills To say “college is expensive” is putting it mildly. Tuition, housing, transportation, books, meal plans, sports tickets, and other fees …

get better answering
May 26, 2022

5 ways to get better responding to “tell me about yourself”

We’ve had some good questions recently from spikeview’s student community that relate to pitching yourself. Heading into summer, job interviews are top of mind for most …