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UPDATE or Create a RESUME of your activities and accomplishments! You'll need it. Need help? Ask!...ESPECIALLY SENIORSJuniors: required college search project: College search project guidelinesOn the horizon:Do you need Subject Tests for your school?Juniors- Visit, Visit, Visit. Make plans for college visits with your parents. Look online for special Open House dates.Sophomores & Freshmen... not too early to startArticle: Life after PSAT articleMIT offers courses online...it's FREE. Link under online learningBe Curious. check this out...
Best Entrepreneurs Under 25 http://www.businessweek.com/smallbiz/special_reports/20061030specialrepo.htmCogito website by Johns Hopkins. Connecting Young Thinkers Around the World. Includes competitions, summer programs & internships. http://www.cogito.org/default.aspxThink~Create~Imaginewhat did you do today?
Visit a museum website every day • Compose a comedy skit • Sketch hands and feet• Paint portraits of your family and friends • Keep a dream journal • Assemble a sculpture from found objects • Capture a photo of your neighborhood every day • Make an advertisement for your school • Learn about Scholastic Awards judges Faith Ringgold, John Hockenberry, Wangechi Mutu, Frank McCourt & Chuck Palahniuk • Interview your friends for a memoir • Lay out a website • Envision an app for mobile device • Make a webisode • Draft a report on a community happening • Share your work with friends • Build an architectural model of a movie theater • Practice writing a college admissions essay • Write a letter to someone you admire • Model a clay figure • Fabricate a necklace • Craft a haiku every day • Doodle on the sidewalk with chalk • Conceive a one-act play • Design a video game with Gamestar Mechanic • Render an imaginary world • Read the arts section of the newspaper • Read and write a poem every day • Brainstorm plots • Tell the story of an object • Write your congressperson about something important • Scribble on newsprint • Outline your next novel • Construct a chapbook • Generate ideas for a future film • Fashion a short story about superheroes • Watch Ovation TV • Learn about Scholastic Awards alumni Andy Warhol, Truman Capote, Sylvia Plath, Bernard Malmud & Philip Pearlstein • Talk to a librarian or a gallery owner • Learn about local artists and writers • Start an idea journal • Create something new • Talk to someone about your art or writing • Follow the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers on Facebook and Twitter • Participate in Poetry 180 • Screenprint a t-shirt