5 Tips For Listing Extracurriculars On College Applications

By Brandie Erickson October 26, 2022 BS/MD Admissions Consulting College Application College Search

For our high school seniors who are starting to apply to colleges, the activity list is an essential part of the college application. It is where you can describe your extracurricular activities on the Common App, Coalition, ApplyTexas, UC application, and other application platforms.

Any activity that you have done in high school is fair game, and can include summer programs, passion projects, school clubs, volunteering, job shadowing, internships, hobbies, after school jobs, family responsibilities, etc. The activity list is an excellent opportunity to show your skills, talent, and accomplishment outside the classroom.

As you start to craft your activity list, keep these 5 tips from our recent article in mind.