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08/09/2020 at 01:02PM

Does transportation count toward activity hours

So on the common app it ask for the hours you spend doing an activity per week. For one of my activites, I spend about an hour just to get to the place and back. Would this hour for transportation count towards the time I spend doing this activity?

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08/09/2020 at 05:46PM

Likely no as you going to school doesn’t count as school. But if during the hour ride there and back you do tasks relating to the activity then it will count.

I’m part of a youth group so if we carpool together then the youth group would be meeting and doing youth group things. But if I drive there it doesn’t count.

Hope this helps and please comment if you need clarification as I’d be happy to help clarify!

@cp83908/09/2020 at 08:15PM

I'd put it separately because it's needed for context. If you include it in the count it makes it seem like that time is spent participating in the activity.

@DebaterMAX08/09/2020 at 09:41PM

I mostly agree with CP and you can put it in additional info as context.