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Common App activity description

Hi! How should I describe my activities in the common app? Specifically sports. I understand recognition but, for example, if I do cross country do I just say I run?

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2 months ago

If you run on your high school cross country team, then you do the following:

Activity type Select Athletics JV/Varsity if it your HS team, or Club Team if it's outside school.

Sport/team - Select Cross Country

Position/Leadership description Select whether you are the team captain or not.

(Max characters: 50)

Organization Name Write in "ABC High School Varsity Girls Cross Country"

(Max characters: 100)

Please describe this activity, including what you accomplished and any recognition you received, etc.

(Max characters: 150)

Write in any award or honors you earned from participating in the Cross Country.

Participation grade levels Check off which years you did Cross Country.

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Done.

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