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How do I show leadership in my extracurricular activities?

Hello everyone, I've heard that showing leadership in extracurricular activities is important for college applications. What are some ways that I can demonstrate leadership in my activities? Is it necessary to have formal leadership positions, or are there other ways to show leadership? Thanks for any advice you can provide!

11 months ago

Hello! It's great to hear that you're focusing on leadership in your extracurricular activities. While having formal leadership positions like being the president or captain of a club or team is one way to demonstrate leadership, there are many other ways to show your leadership skills without holding an official title. You can take initiative by organizing events, leading projects, mentoring younger members, or even starting your own club. Colleges appreciate when students are proactive and take responsibility for making a positive impact in their communities. Another way to show leadership is by being an active and engaged member of your extracurricular activities. This means contributing ideas, helping others, and showing dedication to the group's goals. Remember, it's not just about the titles you hold, but also about the impact you make and the qualities you exhibit. Best of luck, and I hope you find these suggestions helpful!

11 months ago

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