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Old 07-09-2013, 08:25 PM   #1
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Would dropping a CCA in JC (from 2 to 1) be unfavourable for scholarship applications (e.g. PSC)? I am a CCAL of the other CCA and participate in two different CiPs weekly. Seeing others invest so much time into extra-curiculars, I do feel the pressure :S
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:21 PM   #2
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Could you tell us why you are dropping a CCA? You didn't mention how you are going to use the free time.
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Old 07-10-2013, 08:46 PM   #3
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Could you tell us why you are dropping a CCA? You didn't mention how you are going to use the free time.
Hi, thanks for your reply. I'm struggling a bit academically (esp. when compared to last year, when I was in the top 10 percentile). The minimum three hour commitment every week is pretty heavy, plus there's a lot of planning work to be done. Other than the time, it is the effort put in which is taxing...

I'm also curious as to how/whether boards consider activities not given official recognition by schools? Is there a way to submit recommendation letters during application if, for example, the application forms are online (like for PSC)?
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Old 07-11-2013, 05:17 AM   #4
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I am inclining to the advice of giving up your CCA and concentrate on your studies. Although there are PSC scholars without straight A's, I still feel that you should give up your CCA if you see it nothing more than a stepping stone in your scholarship goal.
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