How to Fill Out the Common App Activities Section

Recorded Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 10:30 PM

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Learn how to fill out the Common App activities section and highlight your passions outside of the classroom to admissions officers.

Giebien Na will walk through the best practices you should follow when filling out your Common App activities section, and talk about best practices you can use to convey your accomplishments with as few characters as possible.

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Undergrad College: Williams College '20

Work Experience: I first joined CollegeVine in the fall of 2016. Since then, I've worked as an essay and admissions consultant, SAT tutor, and hiring manager within the company. More recently, I've also advised hundreds of students in my livestreams, specializing in liberal arts colleges and standardized testing content.

My Admissions Story: I did almost everything wrong in my undergraduate applications, and I was never supposed to attend Williams. The fact that I did is the best thing that ever happened to me! I've learned a lot of tips over the years on what to do in your college applications, and I have ample first-hand experience of what not to do as well. But the biggest lesson of all? Don't let yourself stress too much about the admissions process. Things (somehow) found a way to work out for me in the end. They will for you, too!


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