1. Osono

    Extracurricular + Hobby

    Hello, I have been playing the flute since I was around 10 years old. While in college I was in the wind ensemble for all 4 years. I wanted to list these things as two separate activities- one being the 4 year period in the wind ensemble as an extracurricular, and the other being my 10+ year...
  2. terebellumjokes

    Should I mention winemaking in my application?

    Hey guys! Wondering if I could get some opinions on what is “ok” for a secondary essay. I’m reapplying this cycle (waitlisted last cycle) and don’t want to elaborate on things I might’ve already written about. I’ve been making my own wine for over 10 years now, and my initial interest in...
  3. D

    Weird Hobby?

    I really love solving different twisty puzzles -- Rubik's 2x2 to 11x11, pyramid, megaminx, ghost cube, skewb, etc. I am not into solving them very fast (i.e. speedcubing) per se, but I love working through various solutions and making them happen with my hands, and above all, learning how to...
  4. optimisticallypassingorgo

    Is teaching considered a hobby?

    I'm not currently applying to med school, but I was looking over secondary applications for some schools and saw one of the questions asked about hobbies outside medicine. My question is; does teaching count as a hobby? I am currently an Arabic TA at a private weekend school, and I plan to...