Coming Together

If you could only do one of the activities you have listed in the Activities section of your Common Application, which one would you keep doing? Why? (Required for all applicants. Approximately 100 words)


I have learned to never take myself too seriously; after all, it's hard to keep a straight face when I tell someone I lead my school's vegetarian club. Yet the vegetarian club has allowed me to raise awareness about topics I genuinely care about—environmentalism and animal rights—all in the spirit of fun. It's my contribution toward defying the preachy, salad-munching vegetarian stereotype. The vegetarian club consists of vegans and meat-lovers alike; if there's one thing I've learned, it's that nothing brings people together more than a plate of piping hot samosas.

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