What clubs should I join, if there are barely any clubs at my high school?
Good evening, I am [Name Removed] and I am currently a sophomore in high school. In middle school, I loved joining all sorts of clubs and sports, but ever since I got to high school, there was none of that. At my high school, there are no sports and there are very few clubs to choose from. What should I do regarding joining any clubs? Should I join clubs at other schools or join the clubs at school that doesn't seem to spark an interest in me?
If your high school allows you to start a club, I would suggest doing so. This way, you can do something that interests you while demonstrating leadership and extracurriculars to colleges.
I think @Darsh hit the nail on the head with their answer. If your school is lacking in clubs, especially ones you are interested in, it would be best to start your own. Not only will you be able to have a club that you enjoy, but creating a club from scratch will show colleges you are motivated, organized, and have leadership qualities which are all things they will be looking for.
Only join clubs you are interested in, colleges can generally tell when you are trying to join clubs for application purposes. And as @Darsh said, try and start one.