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Purpose of Activity List

April 28, 2012


There are many different ways to college and compile activity lists for your students.  What will those tests be used for?  There are 2 purposes:

1. The activity list is attached to your comprehensive academic records and becomes a part of your description of your homeschool along with your course descriptions

2. Activities and awards are easily forgotten over time, so a list provides a memory prompt.  When faced with online college applications, and you face time pressure to get it done quickly, having a handy list can really help.  It can jog your memory.  Use the list to cut and paste information onto online applications

College may have specific details they want about activities:  how many hours, what year, which months, what organization, etc.  Save details neatly, so that when you need the information you’ll have it handy.

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  1. Leane says:


    I haven’t heard of keeping an activity list. Is this a list of extracurricular activities?

    April 28th, 2012 at 6:46 pm

  2. Lee says:

    Hi Leane,
    Yes, extracurricular activities, but also work experience, volunteer hours, or things like that.

    April 28th, 2012 at 7:31 pm

  3. Sharon says:

    Is this for the high school years only?

    April 29th, 2012 at 3:44 am

  4. DeEtta says:

    Great idea!

    April 29th, 2012 at 5:24 am

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