Is it bad to be too well rounded?
Nowadays, I am often told college admissions don't like well rounded people. I recently was thinking about all the things I've done, and I feel like I seem way too well rounded. I have competed in numerous business and healthcare competitions and have done well at the national and international levels. I have been invited to international galas and invited to perform dance routines for international television a number of times. I've placed first for dance and international competitions as well. I also have many leadership positions in school clubs, and I am also the founder and president of a human rights organization. My academic stats are also relatively high (having a 4.0 gpa unweighted and having a 4.56 gpa weighted, have taken 18 AP classes, scored an 800 on math ii subject test and a 780 on bio m subject test). I have also interned with a congressman, interned at a manufacturing company where I built and designed a website entirely on my own, and I plan to apply to Wharton's LBW program. On the side, I also make youtube videos that have become somewhat successful. Is doing all of these extracurriculars going to hurt my chances of going to ivies or elite schools likes Upenn, Princeton, and Stanford?19 replies