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What kind of extracurricular activities do colleges value most?

Hello everyone, I'm a junior in high school and I'm trying to figure out which extracurricular activities to focus on this year. What kind of activities do colleges value most? Should I focus on leadership positions, community service, or something else entirely? Any advice you can offer would be great. Thank you!

9 months ago

Hi there! It's wonderful that you're thinking about extracurricular activities and how they can help you in the college admissions process. From my experience with my own child's college application journey, I've noticed that colleges tend to appreciate a well-rounded student who participates in a variety of activities. It's not all about just one type of activity, but rather how you can demonstrate your passion and dedication in the activities you choose. Leadership positions are definitely valuable, as they show your ability to take charge and work well with others. Community service is also important, as it demonstrates your commitment to giving back and helping others. Additionally, don't forget about pursuing your own interests, whether it's a sport, club, or creative hobby. Colleges love to see students who are passionate about something and go the extra mile to excel in it. Ultimately, it's about finding a balance between these different types of activities and making sure you're genuinely engaged in them. Best of luck!

9 months ago

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