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What did you include for your application to prep school (like activities)?

katrina571katrina571 Registered User Posts: 43 Junior Member
Asking those who have got in previously. :)

Replies to: What did you include for your application to prep school (like activities)?

  • payn4wardpayn4ward Registered User Posts: 2,790 Senior Member
    Well, it's a bit late now anyways,
    Math Club/MathCounts/AMC8, Spelling Bee awards,
    Instrument Lesson & Youth Orchestra,
    Scouting & Community Service,
    School service - teacher aide, tour guide, incoming student mentoring, Student council, etc
    Sports (if any)
    CTY talent search program honors
    Local Gifted program Summer Science camps (selective)
    Away from home camps:
    3-week CTY summer camps
    School organized 1-week tall boat environment science camp (selective)


  • ChoatieMomChoatieMom Registered User Posts: 3,629 Senior Member
    ChoatieCandidate had:

    Scouting (years of community service)
    Trumpet/jazz band
    Film/awards

    No camps. It was a pretty short list, but scouting is a pretty deep EC.
  • jyc1230jyc1230 Registered User Posts: 88 Junior Member
    Student govt
    Martial art - 2nd degree black belt
    School orchestra - cello
    Varsity soccer but low competition
    No service other than brief peer tutoring

    I guess the community service plays a smaller role than it does for college application. Just a guess and can be wrong
  • RedSoxFan18RedSoxFan18 Registered User Posts: 221 Junior Member
    Include anything and everything that you are passionate about and could spend a few minutes talking about in an interview. IMHO a shorter list of deep interests is better than a longer list of shallow ones.
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