Video: How to Improve Your Extracurriculars

How Should High Schoolers Think About Extracurriculars?

Did you know that extracurricular activities can make up to 25% of your college application? Extracurriculars are important because they help show admissions officers what you’re passionate about outside of academics. Junior year is the last opportunity you have to really improve your extracurriculars and acquire leadership positions. This video will help you further understand the different tiers of extracurriculars and what you should consider when getting involved in activities.


Now that you have an idea of how to use extracurriculars to improve your application, it’s time to start thinking about building your college list.

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Asia Bradlee
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Asia is a graduate of Tulane University where she studied English and Public Health. She's held multiple writing positions and has experience writing about everything from furniture to higher education to nutrition and exercise.