Some of the best friends I’ve made in college were from organizations I never thought I’d be involved in — my sorority, for example. It’s fun to get really into one particular extracurricular — for me it was my school newspaper — but you can learn a lot from trying new things. I’ll always regret never trying out taekwondo.
Advice College Admissions Officers Give Their Own Kids
Getting into a top college drives some students to bury their head in books and others to sacrifice most of their free time for extracurricular activities to separate themselves from the pack. But Bernie Zak believes that Twitter may have put him over the top.