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So im a sophomore almost a junior in high school and have yet to do any clubs/ extracurriculers?

what should i do?i know my junior and senior yr im going to be more active and join clubs or maybe do a sport. but extracurricular is also like if you take dance classes or comunity service or jobs right?? cuz i work every summer at my fathers business. but i want to show universities in the next 2 yrs that i am a well rounded student. suggestions?

Asked By: Sara R - 2/10/2008
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Extracurricular means outside of the normal classes. That could mean clubs, teams, organizations, honor societies or it could also mean jobs, church activities, scouting and volunteering. First of all, if you have to work, do so. Do not sacrifice your financial needs for a resume. Job experience and especially students... More
Answered By: texastrublu - 2/10/2008
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If you volunteer at a tutoring center or children's hospital just a few times you can put it on your resume and it will stay there forever. Plus it will help out a lot of other people. Just do things that you will enjoy...(besides, I don't think it makes that big of a difference in college entrances).
Answered By: camerapsu - 2/10/2008
 
Okay, mistake number 1 is that you are aiming to be well rounded. I'm your age and I have talked to a lot of people and have done a ton of research and have found out that this shouldn't be your aim. You should aim to have passions and extra curricular activities directed toward your possible college major. If you have... More
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Answered By: ›tªmmy‹ - 2/10/2008
 
Working at your father's business qualifies as having a job, not an extracurricular activity. A job helps your resume as much as an extracurricular, but it's a different category. Extracurriculars include sports, clubs, and volunteer work. It's probably too late to join a club for this year, but most (if not all... More
Answered By: oyvey223 - 2/10/2008
 
u could do a lot of stuff...u can join school clubs, and yea dance is also extracurricular. u could also do a sport, or get some sort of job that u work at on nights and weekends and stuff and that should do a lot 4 ur college applications and stuff....=] have fun
Answered By: meg - 2/10/2008
 
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