Sometimes, school activities aren't what a student is interested in, or don't fit in with his schedule. Instead, maybe he could start his own club, which would really show off his leadership skills, or volunteer his time at a place he finds interesting. So many students think that they are limited to what is being offered and don't realize that they can start their own clubs, businesses, etc. Colleges look for self-starters, and I think he'll be happier going through life playing by his own rules. His hard work is impressive; however, it may look a little one-dimensional to college admissions offices. If he can also bring his GPA up to a 3.5, he will be eligible for many more scholarships in the future.
Colleges Look for Self-Starters
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