Writing About Extracurriculars in Your College Essays

Are you a high school student gearing up to apply for college? Are you unsure how to effectively showcase your extracurricular activities in your college essays? Join us for an informative webinar designed to help you master the art of writing about your extracurriculars in your college applications!

Admissions expert Anna Vande Velde will delve into the importance of highlighting your extracurricular involvements and the significant role they play in your college admissions process. She will provide you with valuable insights and practical tips to ensure that your essays truly shine.

Key Learnings to Expect:

  • Understanding the role of extracurricular activities in college applications: Discover why extracurriculars matter beyond academics and how they can help you stand out among other applicants.
  • Identifying your unique story: Learn how to identify and articulate your most meaningful extracurricular experiences, demonstrating your passions, leadership skills, and personal growth.
  • Crafting compelling narratives: Explore effective storytelling techniques to engage admissions officers and make your essays memorable.
  • Showcasing impact and personal development: Gain insights into showcasing the impact you’ve made through your extracurricular involvements and how they have influenced your personal growth and character development.
  • Avoiding common pitfalls: Understand common mistakes to avoid when writing about your extracurriculars, such as vague descriptions, generic statements, and lack of focus. We’ll provide you with strategies to ensure your essays are authentic and impactful.
  • Tailoring your essays to different colleges: Learn how to tailor your extracurricular stories to match the values and interests of specific colleges, making your application stand out in the highly competitive admissions landscape.
  • Leveraging supplemental essays: Discover how to effectively utilize supplemental essays to delve deeper into your extracurricular experiences and provide additional context to your application.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain invaluable insights into writing about extracurricular activities in your college essays! Join us for an engaging webinar that will equip you with the tools and knowledge to present your extracurricular involvements in the best possible light. Register now and embark on your path to college success!

Date 09/13/2023
Duration 59:20