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How Political Activism is Viewed by Admission Committees

Question: I am heavily involved in political activities such as gay rights, feminism, and being against the death penalty. Is it risky to do these as a student?

When you ask if pursuits such as yours are "risky," we assume you are wondering if college admission officials may see you as a rabble-rouser on campus and thus a high-risk student to omit.

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