How to Perfect Your Activities List for Top College Applications

Get expert tips from a Former Stanford and Northwestern Admissions Officer about how to make your extracurriculars stand out among tens of thousands of other applicants!

Thursday, May 23, 2024

12:00 AM CUT


Is your Activities List holding you back from your dream university?

Filling out your Activities List is not just about listing what you've achieved — it's about showcasing impact, community engagement and intellectual curiosity. Without strategic framing, even the most impressive activities can go unnoticed by admissions officers.

Join this webinar with Kimberley, a Former Stanford and Northwestern Admissions Officer, to learn:

  • How to develop outstanding extracurriculars that align with your application theme
  • How to frame the extracurriculars on your Activities List so they catch admissions officers’ eyes
  • Dos and Don’ts of assembling a memorable Activities List

Kimberley will also answer your questions LIVE throughout the presentation!

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Meet Your Speaker: Kimberley

Kimberley spent over a decade working in undergraduate admissions at both Stanford University and Northwestern University. At Northwestern, she directed the evaluation of all undergraduate applications at for 7 years, wrote the reader handbook, was responsible for training all staff and application readers, and even oversaw the music admissions process!

Kimberley earned her Bachelor’s degree from Wellesley, her Master’s degree from the University of Oxford, and her MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business.

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