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Does managing a YouTube channel count as an EC?

I have a YouTube channel with over 13,000 subscribers, 1.3 million views (total), and 100 videos. Over the course of a few years, I have also earned a few thousand dollars. Would this count as an extracurricular? If so, would it be advisable to mention it on applications for elite colleges? Although...
17 Aug '16, 14:03 Laura_PrepSc...536
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How should I update colleges on extra curriculars?

I have an international level extra curricular that I really want to update colleges on since I feel it will help my application. My counselor asked me to write a few paragraphs on the activity and said he will email that write-up to colleges. The reason I'm asking is that some colleges like Stanfor...
01 Apr '16, 12:05 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Can I stretch the truth on my college application?

I was involved in a community-oriented but school run leadership group freshman and sophomore year; however, as a junior I have not really participated in it at all. The catch is, I've been telling my parents that i have been involved all year to get them off my back. This will inevitably lead to me...
11 Mar '16, 09:40 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Should I focus on a single extra curricular activity?

What if I'm passionate about too many things? That's always been my problem-- I run a club with ~30 members at the local middle school teaching students to write, but I also love math and science and did research at a very well-known university last summer and will be presenting at a conference in D...
09 Feb '16, 14:25 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Should I mention video gaming in my college application?

Over the past 4 years I've been almost fully responsible with running the ins and outs of a guild of players in an online game. It's been nearly a full time job to manage literally hundreds of people ranking from the new members all the way up the chain. We are one of the top guilds in the US and th...
09 Feb '16, 13:58 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k

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