Get Involved

Your extracurricular activities and hobbies tell colleges things about you such as: whether you can manage your time, maintain a long-term commitment, and what unique qualities you bring to the college.

More Reasons Why You Should GET INVOLVED!


  • You’ll work with people who can help you shape your life.
  • You’ll explore potential career interests.
  • You’ll have a better chance of earning scholarships.
  • You’ll make new friends.
  • It’s fun!
When choosing extracurricular activities, here are a few tips:


  • Colleges want to see commitment and a passion in extracurricular activities.
  • Focus on a few key activities and excel in those areas.
  • Make sure the activities reflect your individuality!

To find volunteer opportunities in your area, check out these sites: