Hello, let me thank everyone for taking the time to help me.
This thread is not about weather you agree with me or not but about if I should mention my activism on my college app.
I am wondering if I should put an extracurricular that includes controversial opinions in my application. I work with the National Youth Right Association to fight ageism. The things that we advocate for aren’t super controversial but are still pretty controversial, people seem to especially oppose it when I bring it up on here. We advocate for removing or lowering minimum ages and more importantly fundamentally changing the way young people are treated. I feel strongly about this, strongly enough to spend many hours of the week on it.
I feel like if I don’t put it on my app I am missing an opportunity to show colleges that I am actively engaging in the community and being an activist. But then the other half of me feels that the adcoms are going to disagree with me and reject me for my beliefs.
It’s a very tough decision. What do you think?
Again, please try not to turn this into an argument about weather you agree/disagree. I am looking for real advice here.