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How many extracurriculars should I have?

Hey guys, I'm a junior and I'm wondering how many extracurriculars I should have on my college applications. Is there a certain number that colleges look for, or is it more about quality over quantity?

10 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're thinking about extracurriculars for your college applications. From my experience with my own child, there isn't a specific number of extracurriculars that colleges look for. Instead, they focus more on the quality and depth of your involvement. They want to see your passion, dedication, and personal growth through your extracurricular activities. So, rather than trying to join every club and organization you can find, focus on a few that truly interest you and where you can make a significant impact. It's better to have a few meaningful activities where you hold leadership positions or have made a difference than to have a long list of clubs where you're just a member. Try to explore your interests and develop your skills through your extracurriculars, and remember that colleges are also interested in seeing how you've grown as a person through these experiences. Good luck, and I'm sure you'll find the right balance of activities for your college applications!

10 months ago

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