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College Students Choosing Volunteerism Over Partying During Spring Break

Originally Posted: Feb. 15, 2015

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Spring Break and college co-eds usually means a ritual of partying and debauchery for many, but a new trend is spreading among college students and drawing out their real talents.

SMU’s Carson James won’t be partying this Spring Break but volunteering her time.
“I’ve always wanted to go to Africa,” says Carson. “I just think it’s really neat to do something different and something that you’re going to remember the rest of your life.”

The pre-med major is packing her bags to Ghana for a week.She’s just one in a trend of countless students across the country choosing volunteerism over beachside parties. READ MORE

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