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How can I demonstrate leadership in my college applications?

Hey everyone! I'm a junior and I've heard that demonstrating leadership is important for college applications. I've held some leadership positions in school clubs, but I'm not sure if that's enough. What are some other ways I can showcase my leadership skills in my applications? Thanks in advance for any help!

11 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're thinking about showcasing your leadership skills in your college applications. Apart from holding positions in school clubs, you can also demonstrate leadership through community service, internships, or part-time jobs. For example, you could organize a community event, volunteer to lead a team for a local non-profit, or take charge of a project at your part-time job. These experiences can help show colleges that you have practical leadership skills beyond just school clubs. Additionally, don't forget about your essays! Use your essays to share stories that highlight your leadership qualities, such as decision-making, problem-solving, or motivating others. Lastly, when asking for letters of recommendation, consider choosing teachers, coaches, or supervisors who have witnessed your leadership skills in action and can vouch for your abilities. Good luck with your college applications!

11 months ago

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