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How can I make my college application stand out if I don't have a lot of extracurricular activities?

Hi friends! I'm a high school junior and I'm concerned about my lack of extracurricular activities. I've been focusing on my academics and haven't had much time for clubs or sports. How can I make my college application stand out without a lot of extracurriculars? Are there other ways I can show my passion and dedication? Any advice would be awesome. Thanks!

11 months ago

Hello! I completely understand your concerns about not having many extracurricular activities. My own child faced a similar situation. It's important to remember that colleges look at your application holistically, so don't worry too much. Instead, focus on highlighting your strengths in other areas. If you've excelled academically, make sure to emphasize that in your application. You can also showcase your passion and dedication through your essays. Write about your interests, what drives you, and any experiences that have shaped you as a person. If you've had any part-time jobs or volunteered, don't forget to mention those as well. You can also consider joining clubs or organizations during your senior year to add some extracurricular involvement. Lastly, strong recommendation letters from teachers who know you well can also make a significant impact. Good luck and don't stress too much, you'll do great!

11 months ago

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