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COMMON APP SHORT ESSAY EXPERIENCE AS A PREFECT


oshkoshmadam 1 / -  
Dec 19, 2018   #1

to work effectively as a team and to be a leader



"Please keep quiet", "Please fold your socks", "Do your top button" are statements I made countless times during the year. In my junior year of high school, I was made a prefect. This made the group of other prefects and I responsible for various school activities including organizing assemblies, lunches, events as maintaining silence and decorum within the school. My biggest challenge was finding a suitable way to respectfully lead a group of peers that I had to interact with daily outside my leadership role, defining a clear line between leader and friend. Once on the "other side" of the school system, I learned to appreciate the careful preparation and hard work that went into the smooth running of the school. Combining my responsibilities and academics, put a lot of weight on my shoulders, but seeing each event we painstakingly planned, from our Cancer walkathon to a teachers' appreciation ceremony, successfully come to fruition made it all worth it. More importantly, the experience enabled me to develop the ability to work effectively as a team, improve on my leadership skills, gain more confidence and improve on my communications skills.
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Dec 19, 2018   #2
Nice one...but I think you should still write more on the challenges you faced... Of course that is part of your experience as a prefect and not just on the success stories alone..and also be specific with examples...


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