4 years ago
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What extracurriculars should I do to boost my college application and figure out my major?

I just finished my sophomore year of high school and am going to be a junior soon. I don't have many extracurriculars except for a cultural club I founded at my school and another cultural club that I have a leadership position in. I also co-founded a blog with my friend as well as raised about 2k+ for multiple charities. Those are all the extracurriculars I'm involved in which I don't think it's impressive at all compared to other people in my school. I have a 4.0 GPA but I only took 1 AP class each in freshman and sophomore year along with 2 honors classes and 3 regular classes. Next year I'll be taking 3 APs, 3 honors classes, and 1 regular class. I don't really know what I want to major in yet and I'm kind of stuck feeling like it's too late since I'm starting my junior year already. What can I do to strengthen my college applications as well as figure out what major I want to be in?

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4 years ago

Google mymajor UIowa it’s a great “personality” quiz that gives very accurate major recommendations. While Iowa publishes it and only suggests majors they have they have a lot of them. Then look at your majors and find a common theme ex buisness so do a lot of buisness related ECs such as DECA work at Taco Bell have an e-buisness etc

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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
| 800 verbal


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