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How necessary is an extracurricular for MBA apps? I work a ton of hours and don’t have a lot of time or interest in any activity that I could reasonably put on an app. I spend the little free time I have on activities I enjoy (spending time with SO and friends, working out, Netflix, etc). Would it be really bad if I had nothing in that section on my app beyond college extracurriculars? Or should I force some activity? I have enough time before I apply to make it look legit to adcoms.

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Will be forcing it at this point

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If you have time, find ECs. I don’t think they’re deal breakers but they can only strengthen your profile especially if you’re looking at T15 schools.

Schools ask you to list 3-5 ECs in the app so if you have none it’s a bad look

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