Alexis Avila Founder/President of Prepped & Polished offers five tips that make a good college portfolio.

Tip 1: Write a well-written college application essay that speaks to you as a person.

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Tip 2: Participate in a wide variety of extracurricular activities, and stick with them.
Tip 3: Have volunteer experiences to show that you care about giving back.
Tip 4: Have a strong ACT/SAT score or both.
Tip 5: Get good grades and take challenging courses.

Which of the five tips do you think is most important for a good college portfolio? Do you have other tips to share?

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