Make Extracurricular Activities Count

Higher Involvement Can Result in Higher ACT Composite Scores

According to ACT research, involvement in high school activities is often associated with higher ACT Composite scores, regardless of a student’s GPA.

In addition, colleges appreciate hard work and want to attract students who have interests and strengths beyond the books. In some cases, you can earn money toward your college education for success in extracurricular activities. 

These activities can help you:

  • Build leadership skills 
  • Become a team player 
  • Nurture your creativity 
  • Expand your experiences 
  • Enhance your abilities 
  • Identify your strengths