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β€’ 07/10/2020 at 07:34AM

Is it okay if many of my extra curricular activities are really similar?

I'm a student transferring from community college. Is it okay if many of my extra curricular activities are kind of the same. i.e. If I had multiple publications, could I list each of them separately? Or should I group them into one extra curricular? Does it make a difference if they're all the same or different genres?

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β€’ 07/10/2020 at 08:55AM

So it depends on your profile size if you have a bunch of ECs consolidate them if you are lacking some spreading them out is a good idea its like winning Org X robotics and winning Org Y robotics they are different and you receive awards for both but are both robotics. But the same paper so a recurring article in Magizine A should not really be split up but if it is a highly renowned newspaper such as a large cit news paper or even national and you got something published 2x splitting is fine.

Ask if you have further questions. Id be happy to help.

@DebaterMAX07/10/2020 at 08:56AM [edited]

UChicago is really competive so make sure to make your application the strongest so don't overfill or underfill. Good luck!

Also this website is primarily freshman undergrad admissions so for transfer and grad you will likely get very minimal help. Just wanted to make sure you knew.