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ECs for TOP 25 Schools..easier to read!

Zlakhani1Zlakhani1 Registered User Posts: 156 Junior Member
edited July 2009 in College Admissions
The other one was way to long and had tons of useless stuff. This one is more watered down but does include a clear description of what the EC entitled. Thanks for the input and any constructive criticism will be great!


Community Service Experience:
Worked at Health Central from July 2006 – July 2007 ; June 2009 – Present. Worked at information desk helping people find there way around hospitals. Worked on Surgical Care Unit and Medical Surgical Unit. (158 hours and counting)

Brookdale Senior Living Home: July 2008 – present. Fed residents, entertained with board games, bingo, crossword puzzles. (50 hours and counting)

Orlando Ismaili Volunteer – 2003 – present. Helps with Ismaili religious services and community events. Active member. Once a week. 2 hours a week.

Orlando Ismaili Volunteer Youth Leader – December 2008 – December 2009. Oversees Jamati functions and oversees community events. In charge of making sure youth volunteers do their jobs and attend in an orderly manner.

Student in Orlando Religious Education Center since second grade. Every Saturday from 3:30 pm – 6: 30 pm, we learn about Islamic history, culture, beliefs and study other religions in comparison to Islam in order to promote pluralism and to understand worldly and spiritual matters in an increasingly efficient manner and to gain a better understanding of our culture and history.

People for Hours (now known as CASA) – Vice President and Co-Founder for 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 school years. Worked to provide community service opportunities for freshman and sophomore students in IB program. Worked primarily to provide CAS opportunities for juniors in IB program. Worked actively with organizations such as Base Camp and Brookdale Senior Living as well as organized sporting activities in Osprey Park as well as obtaining spots in the 2008 Partnership Walk water obstacle course for members of People for Hours in order to provide multiple opportunities and venues for members of the club to gain CAS and community service hours.

Key Club – Restarted Key Club at CCHS. Secretary for 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 school years. Worked to provide community service opportunities for members and engaged actively in the community with Kiwani sponsor from outside of school.

Muslim Student Association – Named Treasurer for 2009-2010 school year. Member all four years of high school. Worked in community service activities and other MSA functions. Attended meetings on two or three Thursdays a month for thirty minutes.

Cypress Creek High School Tutor – 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 school years. Taught math, biology, history, English and Spanish. Every Tuesday 8:15 – 8:45. Tutored mostly juniors but also some sophomores.


Thanks again!

Replies to: ECs for TOP 25 Schools..easier to read!

  • SirensongSirensong User Awaiting Email Confirmation Posts: 963 Member
    Yeah, read my comments from the other thread. You really don't seem to genuinely care about one particular thing, except for your religion which isn't really that unique/intriguing.
  • Zlakhani1Zlakhani1 Registered User Posts: 156 Junior Member
    To add on, I tried to focus on volunteering and leadership. I am undecided on my major so if my ECs have no central focus besides leadership and volunteering, it's because I really have no idea what I want to do just yet.
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