Welcome to College Confidential!

The leading college-bound community on the web

Sign Up For Free

Join for FREE, and start talking with other members, weighing in on community discussions, and more.

Also, by registering and logging in you'll see fewer ads and pesky welcome messages (like this one!)

As a CC member, you can:

  • Reply to threads, and start your own.
  • Post reviews of your campus visits.
  • Find hundreds of pages of informative articles.
  • Search from over 3 million scholarships.
Please take a moment to read our updated TOS, Privacy Policy, and Forum Rules.

Should Community Service Trip to Costa Rica Go on College Applications?

Sally_RubenstoneSally_Rubenstone CC Admissions Expert Posts: 3,628 Senior Member
Question: My son will be going on a community service trip to Costa Rica this summer. Clearly the trip is a vacation, not just service, but I encouraged him to select a trip that had enough hours of service to make it a more meaningful experience. I understand that this type of volunteerism is [...]

View the complete Q&A at CC's Ask The Dean...
This discussion has been closed.