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IVEY Essay RequirementsChoose 3 activities that you feel demonstrate your leadership abilitiesbest Note that were looking for actual demonstrations of leadershipthus attending a leadership conference would not be a strong activityWhen assessing your extracurricular involvement were looking for teamworkexperience and in particular your contribution to the team or group Iffor example your sports team or school band made it to the city finals orprovincials make sure that you also tell us about your part in thatachievement Were not assessing your team or group or club wereassessing your involvement and the impact you hadWe also look for initiative-have you introduced something or made somethingbetter Have you stretched outside of your comfort zone to try somethingnew Did you see an opportunity and take actionWhen we read your activity descriptions well also be looking forachievement Make sure to tell us about goals and whether those were met orexceeded Let us know if you or your team or group were recognized withawards or any type of distinctionLastly we want to see significant commitment to your activities over timeand breadth in your interestsActivity 1Junior Achievement Company ProgramThe desire to challenge myself the hunger of making an impact and theattraction to the business world drove me to join the company programduring early grade 10 Company program offered by JA allows high schoolstudents to create their own entrepreneur venture with the support ofprofessional advisors and each other Elected as VP of Finance for a firsttime was a challenging role since I had no accounting knowledge at thetime With the help of advisors I was able to grasp basic accountingprinciples within a short time My duties included managing the companyaccounting payments and financial outlook analysis every week Finance isan area that requires the teamwork among all departments to function wellthis has helped me to develop good communication skills to be able torequest the data suggest my ideas to the president and the board ofdirector Financial duties can be hectic and boring but with
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