What is the best extracurricular for college?
What Are Good Extracurricular Activities for College Applicants?Debate. High school debating teams are challenged to stay up-to-date with current news stories, government policies, and social issues, so students with debate experience often look attractive on college applications. Academic Teams and Clubs. Creative Pursuits. Sports. Part-Time Jobs.
How much do extracurriculars matter for college?
When recently surveyed, the majority of U.S. colleges said extracurriculars have “moderate importance” (approximately 41 percent) or “limited importance (approximately 34 percent) when factored into a student’s overall college application, according to the National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC).
What do you do if you don’t have extracurricular activities?
Extracurricular activities for those who “don’t have any ECs”:Reading.Building things/tinkering.Helping siblings (significant childcare, tutoring, or carpooling)Helping grandparents (helping them pay the bills, run errands, take their medicine, do chores)