It is a very subjective question.
When applying to the UK you need to submit a personal statement highlighting not only your academic achievements but also your extra-curricular activities.
Many students apply to prestigious universities such as Oxford, Cambridge, Nottingham, Sheffield etc....
It is here that your extra-curricular activities will distinguish you from the rest.
Moreover certain universities in the UK and USA offer scholarships to students who have excelled in fields such as sports etc.
Previously Indian colleges placed little emphasis on co-curricular activities. However at present, prestigious colleges place significant importance on Extra-curricular activities.
Just remember not to join too many clubs just to fill your resume. It is important to be involved in the few clubs/activities of which you are a member. Also, be sure to be an active participant from Freshmen year, not just right before college application time.
Extracurricular activities are important for college admissions... but maybe not for the reason you think there.Your question popped out to me because you didn't ask if extracurriculars are important, but if having a LOT of them is important. And the answer to that is... NO.For some reason, people seem to think that the more “stuff” you have in your college application, the better your chances are at getting in. This is not true. In fact, admissions committees can always spot a stuffed resume, and it’s an instant red flag. When it comes to extracurricular activities, it's all about DEPTH, not BREADTH.Colleges don't want their students to be involved in extracurricular activities just for the sake of it. These activities are important because it shows the admissions committees what you care about and what you will bring to their campus community. So instead of PACKING your "resume" with 50 activities in which you are very casually involved (going to one meeting a month or...a year!), what you SHOULD be doing is figuring out what you LOVE to do and what you're passionate about. Is that art? Is it rescuing animals? Is it theater? Is it politics? It doesn't matter what you're getting involved in, so long as it is something you care about. Because when you care about something, you'll naturally want to get very involved in it and dedicate your time to it. And THAT is what the schools want to see. Pick two or three activities that you love/can excel at, get involved early, and then continue to get more and more involved over time so you can take on leadership roles and make an impact. This is going to give you lots of awesome stuff to write about/show off in your apps, of course. But even more, since this is stuff you already care about, you'll actually enjoy the time you're spending and you'll learn a lot and you'll grow a lot... and those are all great things that are going to benefit you once you get INTO college!
Extracurricular activities look great on a college application.
When asked what you are looking for in a college, you will want to answer with the types of courses you want to take and the goals you have for a future career. Extracurricular activities will be important as well.
at UNT college. Sorry submitted it before I wrote the whole thing.
Ben Gordon is a famous basketball player who played in the NBA for the Chicago Bulls. His extracurricular activities in college included playing basketball which contributed by getting him drafted to the NBA.
Most colleges don't offer many extracurricular activities.
Extracirrcular activties are vital for college acceptance. For example, if someone with a 1920 SAT score that does extracirrcular activites might get in over someone with a stellar GPA and 2000 SAT score
You can make high school count by putting your best effort into your courses and extracurricular activities. Good grades and extracurricular can help you get into a good college. College education can help you prepare for a successful, well-paying career.
Answer this question…All the following are advantages to attending a community college except
Extramural means outside or additional to the usual courses of study at a university, college, or other educational institution, though usually connected with them, such as extracurricular activities.
Because they have a bunch of teams like college football and if you are good something, they can most likely use you on their teams
College transcripts are important when trying to get a scholarship, when applying for an internship, when applying for graduate school and many times when applying for a job. People who are going to give you money, a position in graduate school, or a job, want to know how well you will do and your college transcripts will provide this information.
Typically a poster advertising a college will contain pictures of students smiling whilst working hard and enjoying extracurricular activities. This will normally be surrounded by a border in college colours and displaying any awards they have won.
get your diploma. but volunteering at nursing homes and food shelves, doing extracurricular activities like sports and clubs, better your chances if you don't necessarily get good grades.
This depends on a lot of different factors including your eligibility for financial aid grants (as opposed to loans) and your previous academic record. If you wish to not have to pay for college you will need strong grades, high financial need, and solid extracurricular activities.
Depends on your extracurricular activities! If you are extremely good at them, then you can get into a good college. Otherwise, it is very hard to get into a good college, unless you study like crazy and get outstanding grades!
Students applying to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as freshmen must complete a certain number of years in each of the high school subjects, take the ACT or SAT, write 2 essays, participate in community and extracurricular activities, and provide references of character. The middle 50% of the 2009 admitted freshmen had an ACT score of 27 to 31.
Be involved in extracurricular activities, service, and find out what you like, then focus on those things.
It is about a B-, almost a B. It's adequate to get into many respectable schools, your extracurricular activities, admissions essay, recommendations, and character qualities are also strongly taken into consideration.
Yes , really it is a good college to study . This is a college which really believes on quality education. You will get every thing like presentations, extracurricular activities and plus point is that teachers and all the staff members have really friendly.If you really want to know about college will recommend you to follow the below given link...
D. Allan Boettger has written: 'The relationship between student involvement in extracurricular activities and satisfaction with the undergraduate experience at Western Washington University' -- subject(s): Attitudes, College students, Student activities, Students, Western Washington University
AnswerNo, not necessarily. Many colleges have special provisions and waivers for students who were enrolled in college prep classes and can prove they have a learning disability.
To get accepted into a university, a student will need their high school transcript, SAT or ACT scores, and college application. Beyond that, a student will need good grades and to have participated in a variety of extracurricular activities.
A student interested in applying to Marist College should rank in the top half of their graduating class and hold a recalculated average between 3.2-3.7 or better. The quality and difficulty level of each class is taken into account as well. Leadership qualities and high school activities are also important.
I have a 1340 (1600) on my SAT also, 3.0 unweighted GPA in the full IB programme, good essays, and am the "king of extracurricular activities." I am also applying to Emory, but I am applying to Oxford college, on the Emory campus. Oxford college is everything that Emory is and is still a part of Emory, but your classes are separate from the Emory college students for your freshman and sophmore years. After these two years all Oxford students are then tranfered to the main Emory college. I applying for Oxford because it is slightly easier to get into than Emory itself (because of my rather low GPA). You have a pretty good chance of getting into Emory, but if you were to apply to Oxford (or another affiliated college of Emory) your chances would be greatly increased and you will still get an Emory education and Degree. peace out cracka mike
it means your on the waiting list for the college
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