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Career Questions tagged Extracurriculars

Kayana A.’s Avatar
Kayana A. Jun 21 66 views

I need some names of sites, where I can enhance my extracurriculars this summer online.

I have tried Coursera, but the courses are paid. For online volunteering, I want some short-term online opportunities, if anybody can help me, that would really help.

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Kayana A. Jun 19 58 views

I want to enhance my extra-curriculums from home for college, but don't know where to start. Any advice?

I want to do something this summer to learn new skills as well as better my chances in the best colleges around the world. I am a business student.

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Jonathan V. Apr 15 190 views

Are there benefits to doing extra curricular activities in college?

I know that doing extracurricular activities in high school help with getting into a better college but once I'm in college is there any real benefits that they give me other than personal things?

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Jose M. May 19, 2021 197 views

What kind of extra curricular activities should I be involved in ?

#college #extracurriculars #doctor#

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Keerthi N. May 14, 2021 179 views

What is the procedure for a Indian student to get into a vet school abroad right after 12th?What are the requirements & exams required?

#academic-advising #college-student #extracurriculars #school-counseling #student-affairs #veterinary# abroad studying

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Mia D. Apr 13, 2021 348 views

Where can I freelance as a 15 year old high school student?

I've been freelancing and writing articles for clients for 6 months now. I'm at Fiverr and someone has been contacting me for jobs. But, I want to do more. Where else can I freelance? You have to be at least 18 to join Upwork. Do you have any suggestions as to where I can freelance and find...

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Tay W. Dec 28, 2020 283 views

Nursing school while playing minor hockey?

I am going to start nursing school in September 2021 and want to continue playing minor hockey (I am young enough still to play minor hockey for 2 years). It’s not overly competitive but I love the sport more than life. I’m worried about balancing it with the demands of nursing school...

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Angelica P. Aug 03, 2020 838 views

What extracurricular activities are more appealing and noticeable to faculty at Columbia University?

Hi I’m currently a rising senior in high school and I’ve been considering which colleges I would like to go to. At the top of my list is Columbia University but it’s very difficult to get into. Are there any particular extracurricular activities that stand out more on the college applications?...

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Rachel E. Jul 28, 2018 438 views

What extracurricular activities do medical school want to see on my application?

#college #medicalschool #premed #extracurriculars

Kristen A.’s Avatar
Kristen A. Jul 10, 2018 428 views

What types of extracurricular activities are colleges most interested in?

Are they more interested in group activities like marching band or a sports team? Or are they more interested in academic organizations like student government, FBLA, or SMAC (Student Movement Against Cancer)? Is work experience, like teaching piano lessons, equally as important or more...

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Jason G. May 25, 2018 660 views

Should I focus on academics or extracurricular activities?

I will start a one year graduate program this fall. I am also active as a volunteer and leader in several organizations that match my interests and later career goals. If my academic responsibilities and my responsibilities due to my positions in these organizations conflict, can it make sense...

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Erykah W. Apr 25, 2018 732 views

What college extracurriculars should I focus on?

I'm starting college in the fall and am wondering what type of extracurriculars I should do. I'm aware of the many types that my school offers but I want to know how my time would be best spent as a pre-med student. I will of course do what I find enjoyable but I also want to know of any...

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Kelly F. Apr 17, 2018 634 views

How much extracurricular work is too much?

Graduate classes + a (mandatory) internship + a job = Too much? My graduate program requires me to work an internship. My financial situation requires me to work another job. But after the homework, the interning, and the work days -- will I miss out on school organizations, meetings,...

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Caitlin G. Apr 12, 2018 393 views

Advice for extracurricular activities?

I am going to a four-year college in the fall, and I want to participate in extracurricular activities. I know it will look better on my college resume, and possibly open up the door for more scholarships However, I have panic disorder and am not very good around large groups of people. I am...

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Hanan M. Apr 04, 2018 587 views

What are some of the extracurrciulars I should have on my resume for competitive schools and medical schools?

I'm kind of confused on which extracurriculars to join that will make my resume look good for competitive schools and medical schools in general. Are there any specific must-haves I should have like NHS? What are some of the extra ones that will also look good? #extracurriculars...

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Ian D. Mar 20, 2018 518 views

Are there any particular clubs that would be beneficial post-college?

I'm curious if there are any specific fields of clubs anyone would recommend that might help me post-college. I'm talking about non-frats, since my transfer college doesn't offer those. #extracurriculars #student-clubs #college #post-college

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Joseph T. Mar 20, 2018 664 views

How time consuming are Extracurricular activities in college?

High school activities are often a big commitment. For someone in college for engineering will it be too much? #extracurriculars #time-management

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Lauren S. Mar 20, 2018 1748 views

Is it too late to be involved in extracurricular activities HS Junior Year?

I remember when I was just an upcoming freshman at my high school and I was eager to get involved with my school and the community around me. However... I'm getting more and more stressed out on one area where colleges/universities like to see in their applications: extracurriculars. I haven't...

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Hannah C. Mar 06, 2018 392 views

How do I make sure that my academic and extracurricular life are well-balanced?

I am in my first year of college and trying to figure out the right balance for my involvement with clubs and academics. What is a good level of involvement that I should try to achieve? #extracurriculars

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Joy Z. Jan 25, 2018 683 views

How does volunteering help you get into college?

At what level would volunteer hours help you get into college? people did a lot of volunteer works, but I don't know how do that would help you get into college. what information do people get from the volunteer works? #college #volunteerhours #collegeadives #collegeadministration...

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Tiffany K. Jan 25, 2018 490 views

Around how many extra curriculars should I involve myself in each year?

Unsure if I can have good time management and also get the grades I need. #extracurriculars

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Tiffany K. Jan 25, 2018 443 views

How did professionals time manage in college, and what work-extra curricular balance did they achieve?

#extracurriculars #timemanagement #priorities #time-management

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Christopher H. Jan 25, 2018 341 views

How do I effectively balance my classes, extra-curricular activities, and new life as a freshman in college?

I plan on going into college optimistically, as I wish to make the most of my new path in life. However, starting an entirely new life in unfamiliar territory away from home, I wonder if there is a certain mindset or routine I could use to adapt to my new situation. I plan on taking rigorous...

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Elizabeth H. Jan 21, 2018 565 views

How involved should I be in college?

I’m going to be graduating high school very soon and then entering college. I want to be able to be involved in college, but I want to know when too much is too much. #highschoolsenior #college #extracurriculars

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Sohaib A. Jan 18, 2018 458 views

How much do extracurricular activities matter?

I am a junior in high school and have a strong work ethic for academics, but I am not athletically or musicially talented. I am in swimming and in orchestra, but I am not the best at those activities. Will it effect my chance to become successful in life?


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Zainab J. Jan 17, 2018 449 views

What kind of activities could I expect going into college?

I usually have a lot of spare time on my hands and would like to spend it doing fun things. #extracurriculars #college

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Paula M. Jan 17, 2018 449 views

Do extracurriculars really matter in high school and does it look better to take college classes rather than AP courses?

My school does not offer many extracurriculars and does not have any AP classes but there are college classes provided. #college #high-school-classes #classes #extracurriculars #high-school

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Tamron S. Jan 16, 2018 471 views

What are some good ways to make connections and get ahead while still in college?

Also, how can I land an internship in college and what year of college is best to complete one? What other things should I do in college to give me a more competitive edge for jobs when I graduate?

#jobs #internships #extracurriculars #graduation #college #networking

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Mariam I. Jan 16, 2018 627 views

How important are extracurriculars to grad school?

In high school, extracurricular clubs and activities are a big part of college applications. When applying for grad school, is this the same way? Or do grad schools just look for consistently high grades? #grades #extracurriculars #grad #graduate-school ##gradschool #graduateschool...

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Ethan G. Jan 06, 2018 708 views

How should I go about getting involved on my campus?

I transferred into my current university halfway through my freshman year. I'm a junior now and I still struggle to find clubs and activities on campus that I can get involved in; any tips for a shy guy trying to get involved on campus?
#college #introvert #extracurriculars