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National Honor Society- level of recognition?

abcderinkayabcderinkay Registered User Posts: 189 Junior Member
edited December 2009 in Common Application
In the "Awards and Honors" section of the Common App, I have listed both National Honor Society and French National Honor Society. For the level of recognition, should I check "school" or "national?"

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Replies to: National Honor Society- level of recognition?

  • christiansoldierchristiansoldier Registered User Posts: 1,342 Senior Member
    Technically it's school, but I don't think you'll get dinged for calling it "national." Really, it doesn't matter. Schools know exactly what you mean when you're talking about those sorts of societies.
  • gemcatcher33gemcatcher33 Registered User Posts: 246 Junior Member
    I wasn't sure so I put both school and national...
  • EnglishsproutEnglishsprout Registered User Posts: 46 Junior Member
    I would say its national, as the name suggests it, and it literally is a nationally recognized organization. did everybody put this under the "honors" though? I was thinking of putting mine in "activities" as NHS is more towards community service rather than academics.
  • x.wondergirlx.wondergirl Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, AP Scholar with Distinction

    ^Aren't these considered international too? I go to an international school in China, but I have these honors/distinctions listed as well.
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