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Do you have to play a sport to get into a good college?
I don't play a sport, however I have been playing piano since I was 5 (I'm a sophomore now) and I'm very accomplished in music. I have won numerous national and international awards and have performed in Carnegie Hall several times. I plan on doing a double major in music and biology (or biochem, chemistry, not entirely sure yet) when I go to college. I'm going to probably have over 250 hours of community service by the time I graduate, including 150 at a hospital over the summer (I want to do premed in college). I'm also planning on starting a a mentoring club at the elementary school in my town. Do I have to play a sport to really increase my chances of getting into college? I really want to go to Tufts, but I'm afraid that colleges won't take me seriously without a sport. Is it better to just focus on piano, my community service, and getting good grades/test scores? Or should I try to fit in at least one sport?4 replies
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