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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
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Can anyone recommend some good extracurriculars to boost my application?

Hey everyone, I'm a high school junior and I'm trying to improve my college application by getting involved in more extracurriculars. Can you guys recommend some activities that would look good on my application and also be enjoyable? Thanks in advance!

11 months ago

Hi there! It's great to see that you're planning ahead and looking for extracurriculars that will not only strengthen your college application but also be enjoyable for you. Based on my own experience with my child's application process, I can suggest a few activities that might interest you.

1. Volunteering: Look for local non-profit organizations or community centers where you can contribute your time and skills. This could be a food bank, animal shelter, or even a hospital. Volunteering shows colleges that you care about your community and are willing to make a difference.

2. Clubs: Join clubs at your school that align with your interests or future goals. This could be anything from an academic club like Math Club, to a creative club like Drama or Art Club, or even a sports club.

3. Leadership roles: Take up leadership positions in clubs, student government, or other school organizations. This demonstrates your ability to lead and work well with others.

Remember, it's important to choose activities that you genuinely enjoy and are passionate about, as this will come across in your application. Best of luck!

11 months ago

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