Extracurricular activities

  • Your accomplishments and leadership outside the classroom are of great interest to medical schools.
  • It is important that you show sustained commitment and leadership in one or a few worthwhile activities, such as music, sports, theater, volunteer work, or other pursuits.
  • You should participate in these activities because you have a genuine interest in them, not because you want to impress medical schools.
  • Participation in extracurricular activities demonstrates that you are well-rounded and that you have good time management skills.