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June 27, 2021 16 min
Show Notes: This episode focuses on the section of the Common Application that takes many students by surprise - the Extracurricular Activity list. If you don't plan ahead for this, you might end up with a skimpy list. I walk you through how to avoid this trap, and build a high-impact, themed list.


0:00:55 Wait, what?


0:02:16 Case Study


0:05:16 Tip 1: PrepWell


0:05:42 Tip 2: Summers


0:07:45 Tip 3: Core Activities


0:08:20 Tip 4: Impact


0:08:43 Tip 5: Alignment


0:09:13 Tip 6: Consider One Off Activities


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