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do the US universities look at the number of hours for service?

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You know from this year IB students do not need to count the number of hours of CAS activities (meaning that we need only "commitment' for activities, not 150 hours of CAS).
But I still do think that the university wants to see how many hours we have spent for service, since they really value extra-curricular activities..
Plus, if we just pass CAS and show what we have done for CAS, how the universities know that I have actually spent much more hours[font="Arial"][/font] than other people?

So I am really confused.. no one in my school is not counting CAS hours, but I am not sure if it's okay. -_-

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You can mention CAS activities, makes you look more well rounded but leave out the hours. I doubt that they're bothered.

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[quote name='Clla' post='25803' date='Sep 30 2008, 08:40 AM']You know from this year IB students do not need to count the number of hours of CAS activities (meaning that we need only "commitment' for activities, not 150 hours of CAS).[/quote]
Huh? New regulation or have you already finished your 150 hours?

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i am a US citizen at a US uni, and i told the uni the CAS activites that i did, but i never mentioned the hours. if it was something i did on a regular basis, i did mention how ofter i worked for them, but that was it.

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[quote name='Mr. Shiver' post='25837' date='Oct 1 2008, 03:11 AM']I'm pretty sure it's the new regulation starting from 2010. They did say that they wanted to put less emphasis on the paperwork....[/quote]
Wait what!?
New CAS regulations? Tell me -_-

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I know for the common app it just has places to put your Extra curriculars and appx how many hours per week/ weeks per year that you spent on them.

So you just fit your cas activities in there. But it's better to be fully commited to a few things than many small service projects as it seems that IB has encouraged.

but apparently doesn't anymore according to these new rules?? TELL TELL TELL

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