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"Those ECs are weak...."- So what's good?

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Replies to: "Those ECs are weak...."- So what's good?

  • OneNormalKnightOneNormalKnight Registered User Posts: 143 Junior Member
    Amendment: a few times a year, my school's counselors meet with PTA leaders and a few (like 4) student representatives to discuss policies and the like. I'm one of those students. It's not a big commitment but my counselor invited me specifically.
  • spolacondaspolaconda Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Well, as an ambitious junior in high school, I am not sure if my EC's are good anymore (after looking at Northstarmom's list).

    Raised over $2000 for raising schools in India and water pumps in African villages (2 schools and 3 water pumps).
    Play violin in the Contemporary Youth Orchestra - concertized with Tommy Shaw, Styx, etc.
    - Was principal of the 2nd violins in High school symphony orchestra
    Co-president of the Programming Competition Club at our school.
    Gave 2 Carnatic vocal concerts (Indian music).
    Practice Tabletennis at a club ~ 4 hrs/week + USATT rating of 1500.

    Currently
    Prepping for the NSF Brain Bee nationals (for next year)
    Prepping for AMC + other math competitions - I finished the math curriculum at our school last year)
    Patenting a device that 4 friends and I invented for increasing the accuracy of wildfire modeling programs greatly.

    Cons
    - don't have many service hours ~ 20 hrs.

    Thanks for the input





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