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Does a study abroad experience count as an extracurricular activity?

Hi everyone, last summer I did a study abroad program in Spain. It was a great experience and I learned a lot. Can I include that experience as an extracurricular activity on my college applications? Thank you!

9 months ago

Hello! Your study abroad experience in Spain sounds fantastic and it certainly can be considered as an extracurricular activity on your college applications. Study abroad programs often provide students with unique opportunities to grow and learn, making them valuable experiences to highlight in your application.

When listing this experience on your application, you may want to focus on the aspects that made it impactful and memorable for you. For example, talk about how you developed language skills, cultural awareness, or any other skills or experiences that resulted from your time in Spain.

I hope this helps! Good luck with your college applications and don't hesitate to reach out if you have more questions!

9 months ago

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