a year ago
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Extracurricular activities

Hey there,

Can I add courses I take on coursera as part of my activities?

Also, if I participated in an extracurricular while in high school and graduated is it worth mentioning?


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a year ago

So as pewdepie said it’s not an EC but I’d heavily recommend you put it on your application under either additional info or my first choice of Awards/Honors. That is where you would put all certificates of completion.

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

a year ago

Generally courses you take dont count as extracurriculars so i wouldn't list it as one. If you are applying to college/undergraduate schools, then yes include extracurriculars you did in high school. If you're applying to a graduate school, try to focus on the activities you did in college, unless what ypu did in highschool was truly exceptional and would contribute a lot to your profile.


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