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How Do I Tell Colleges About My Volunteering & Leadership Roles?

Question: I have done some volunteering, how do I submit my records to colleges when applying? Also, if I am a club officer, how can I show that or tell that to the colleges?

College applications provide a place for you to list your most significant activities along with the opportunity to include the leadership roles you have held. This list will suffice for typical undertakings (including community service) and club-officer positions. But if any of your activities, positions, or duties are unique, you can use the “Additional Information" section of your application to elaborate, or you can submit a separate “Annotated Activities" list, which is a résumé that offers brief explanations of your various ventures, when these are not self-explanatory.

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