short essay about an extracurricular activity?

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Does anyone know if Harvard did away with the required short essay about an extracurricular activity that they had a few years ago? I can only find the optional one on the supplement.

No, It’s still there; it’s under activities:

However, for future reference, you should not hijack another user’s thread; it’s rude to the original poster. In such cases, starting a new discussion is preferable, which I did for you.