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6 months ago
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Will colleges like/understand this activity?

I want to major in political science and I have done something amazing this year but I'm unsure if I should mention it on college applications? Please be very honest. So I play this Virtual World Game on my phone where you can create avatars, instagram layout, create rooms and meet and socialize with users all around the world. From July-November, I made several flyers to advertise my event and posted it on the game and over 300 people registered for the event. This basically was a Christmas Event, called Reindeer Games, and I put in alot of effort to decorate the rooms, add mini games and hired someone to give away game items(They gave away over 50). I worked with a game moderater to help increase the room capacities and a radio host to advertise it(I emailed them). Many people liked the event and This event went on for about a week. I also hosted a fashion show at the end. I know this sounds so confusing but here is a video link(Someone recorded it and posted it) about what I am talking about. Doesn't include everything, it is just the fashion show.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hp0uVArejDA

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6 months ago

Yes - when you enter it into common app though, focus more on number of people that came, how you advertised, etc. and less on the actual game (I would keep details with the game pretty vague actually). It shows that you took the initiative to organize something, which is really great!

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6 months ago

In your college application, you have to put in a way that would look alright to the colleges. For example, It is part of political science because It is a social science, and it deals with people. It was also a way for you to bring people together during the time of the pandemic, so it is something amazing.

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6 months ago

Yes! This activity sounds really cool but you'll need to construct the title in a way that will both awe your application reader and show the complexity of what you did. Make sure to add the number of people that registered for the event and the amount of time (including the time you spent planning) on your work.

Wish you the best of luck :-)

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