11 months ago
Admissions Advice

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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11 months 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!

11 months 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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