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What type of volunteer or extra curricular activities?

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What type of volunteer or extra curricular activities?

Post Mon Dec 26, 2011 8:22 pm
Hello,
I have recently spent a lot of time browsing this website and reading people's success stories. Many people who have a GMAT score less than 650 have mentioned that it if you have a strong background in extracurricular activities, it helps to makeup for the low GMAT score.
Unfortunately, I have never volunteered outside of my "in the box" life, let it be in school or work. Can someone please give me an idea of what they have done outside of work/school which has strengthened their application?

Thanks
Nakul

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Post Tue Dec 27, 2011 4:38 am
Well a good place to start is:
Have you ever helped anyone? with anything? how?
What about religious activities? go to church or temple? involved in the community?
Or perhaps some sort of entrepreneurial venture? like a very small business with a friend?
Or maybe you were part of a sport club? an arts club???
Gotta find something!

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