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Does studying abroad count as an extracurricular?

Hey everyone, I participated in a study abroad program last summer, and I'm wondering if this can be considered an extracurricular activity while applying to college? Your advice is much appreciated!

9 months ago

Hi there! It's great to hear that you had the opportunity to study abroad. Yes, you can definitely include your study abroad experience as an extracurricular activity on your college application. Colleges are often interested in seeing unique experiences that students bring to the table, and a study abroad program can show that you're open to new cultures and experiences, which is a valuable quality.

Make sure to highlight the most significant aspects of your study abroad experience, such as the skills you gained, any volunteer work or projects you were involved in, and how it contributed to your personal growth. All of these factors can make your application stand out even more.

Best of luck with your application process!

9 months ago

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