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How important are extracurriculars?
When applying to colleges, how important are extracurriculars?
I am going to be a junior in hs next year, and am planning on:
speech & debate - grades 10,11,12 - congress chair grades 11 & 12
badminton team - grades 10, 12
volunteering club - grades 11,12 - president & founder
french club - grades 10,11,12
key club - grades 9, 10, 11, 12 - social committee grades 11,12
In addition, I want to have at least 200 hours of community service by the time I graduate. I currently have 100.
Are these extracurriculars just too much? Should I cut back on some of them? How much do colleges actually care about them?
If it is relevant, I haven't taken the SAT yet, but I have a 3.97 unweighted GPA.
Thank you to everyone!
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