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2 years ago
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I wonder if these extracurriculars are good enough for top 50 colleges?
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I'm a junior. Half of these extracurriculars are projected.

My college major considerations: Computer Science, Software Engineering, and Industrial Design.

And I'm aware that I should've started FBLA earlier and not next year. There are not many interesting clubs at my school until I move next year either.

National Honors Society -2 years

FBLA-1 year

Math Honor Society-1 year

Science Honor Society-1 year

Community Service-30-50 hours

Work-4 years

Computer programming-100+ hours

Badminton-Hobby (casual)

High School Young Scholars Summer Program

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2 years ago

These extracurriculars look wonderful! Be sure to note your accomplishments/leadership roles/responsibilities relating to these activities, as they could be especially useful when writing essays and activity descriptions.

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2 years ago

Many colleges are looking for community service and leadership positions taken on. They are also looking for dedication to projects, so it's good that you have a lot of time spent on each of the positions. They will also like that your activities are related to your major considerstions.

Overall, I think those are excellent extracirriculars for the top colleges.

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2 years ago

I'm no expert, but I'd say yes. I would recommend you take on leadership positions in the activities you already do. I think the 100+ hours of computer programming is a massive strong point! I'd emphasize your programming ability by participating in a internship or club related to programming.

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2 years ago

Hi!

This is kind of hard to judge only because I'm not sure what position you have in these extracurriculars. For top 50 colleges, try to get anywhere from 2-4 strong leadership positions (president of a club, marketing director of a community service organization, etc.).

Also, community service unfortunately (for the most part) does not play a huge role in your extracurricular profile unless you have a major role in the organization.

I hope this helped! :)

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