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Can work experience be considered an extracurricular activity?

What's up y'all? Quick question—I've been working part-time throughout high school, and I'm wondering if work experience can be considered an extracurricular activity on my college applications? Thanks for your input!

6 months ago

Hey there! Absolutely, work experience can definitely be considered an extracurricular activity on your college applications. In fact, it's often valued by admissions officers, as it shows responsibility, time management, and real-world experience.

When you list your work experience on your application, make sure to highlight your role, responsibilities, and any accomplishments or skills you've gained during your time in the job. This will help give admissions officers a better understanding of how your work experience has contributed to your personal growth and skill set.

Also, remember that even though work experience is a valuable extracurricular activity, you'll still want to demonstrate a well-rounded application by including a few other activities that you're passionate about and that showcase your interests, talents, or potential major.

Good luck with your college applications!

6 months ago

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