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Don't have any significant extra circulars!

Textbook123Textbook123 Registered User Posts: 68 Junior Member
I was a part of 4 clubs,but I didn't have any significant accomplishments or leadership roles in those activites. I have a strong GPA(96) at a competitive high school and I have a good SAT score(1470).I also took many challenging courses. I'm looking at competitive public schools such as SUNY Binghamton and Rutgers. Will my extracirculars hurt chances at these schools?

Replies to: Don't have any significant extra circulars!

  • altuvvzkaltuvvzk Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
    It all depends upon who reads your paperwork. I've always been a bit cynical about "extra curriculars". In many cases, the people with the "best extra-curriculars" have just groomed themselves to look good. Working in a homeless shelter or something is all good, but we've reached a point when it's easy to be cynical about them.

    I think the high GPA and good scores suggest you'll be a good student -- and that's ultimately what college is about. They don't have any homeless shelters that need running. (I think).
  • happy1happy1 Registered User Posts: 18,514 Senior Member
    At this point there is nothing to do but apply and see what happens. Put what you HAVE done in the best light.
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