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All You Need to Know About Extracurricular Activities

From an admissions standpoint, a strong academic profile alone is not enough to gain admission into highly selective colleges and universities. Applicants must also convey to admissions committees a purposeful commitment to involvement and leadership outside the classroom.

In this webinar, you and your child will learn:

  • Why extracurricular and summer activities matter to admissions officers
  • Which activities provide applicants with opportunities to differentiate themselves
  • How leadership is evaluated – and what other qualities colleges are looking for
  • The most common misconceptions about extracurricular activities


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August 31, 2023


Jessica Forinash

Jessica Forinash is a senior college counselor at AcceptU. She has a BA in sociology from Simpson, and an M.Ed. and Ed.D. in higher education administration from Vanderbilt University. Prior to joining AcceptU, Jessica was an assistant director of admissions at Vanderbilt and the director of college counseling at an independent school in the South.