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Can extensive reading be counted as an extracurricular activity?

Hey guys! I'm an avid reader and have always enjoyed immersing myself in novels and other literature. Would colleges consider extensive reading as an extracurricular activity, or should I focus on more formal clubs and activities? Thanks!

9 months ago

Hi there! It's great to hear that you have a passion for reading. While extensive reading may not be considered a traditional extracurricular activity, you can still showcase your love for literature in your application. You may want to consider joining or creating a book club at your school or community to turn your hobby into a more formal activity. Involvement in such clubs will demonstrate your interest in and dedication to reading, as well as your ability to collaborate and engage with others who share your love for literature.

If you're interested in learning more about extracurricular activities and how they impact your college application, I recommend checking out this CollegeVine blog post:

Best of luck, and happy reading!

9 months ago

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