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  • Interning With Non-Profit Organizations

    An internship is commonly used as a way to get professional experience.  In a non-profit organization internships can be more beneficial than a paid internship. 

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  • Volunteering is a Team Effort

    Katie Markgraf, a recent Tulane University graduate, was an integral part of the volunteering community in New Orleans this past school year. She was a member of the leadership team for Outreach Tulane, a one day service event that sends approximately 1000 Tulane students across New Orleans to various community service locations. Katie believes volunteering is important because it helps a

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  • Join This Year’s Youth Summit!

    Ever want to learn more about the skills needed to volunteer?  The IMPACT Academy for Youth is a small organization that partners with educators, other organizations, and individuals to provide events, service opportunities, and mentorship for youth.  The IMPACT Academy was founded in 2007 by Marissa Vessels and since then has made big strides in the volunteer spectrum. Now they are a

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  • Turning Experiences into Opportunities

    Devika Menon’s future involves leadership thanks to the Lindenwood Lion’s Pride Summit. The Summit teaches teens what leadership is, and it teaches teens how to apply leadership skills in society towards helping others. Devika, 15, joined the program because “It looked very interesting and fun. Also, it was a leadership camp, and I hadn't ever gone to one of those before.”

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  • Tips for the Common Application Essay

    August means end of summer pool parties, school supply shopping, and, for soon to be seniors, the release of the common application prompts. While the smell of post it notes and sunscreen may make most teens happy, the college application process, especially the essays, inspires fear. So here are some helpful tips for concerning the dreaded common app essay.

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