What can I do during summer, even with Coronavirus?
I’m a freshman (rising sophomore) in high school and i’m planning on majoring in comp sci in college. I have a 4.0 and am taking rigorous classes, so I am shooting for a prestigious college. A lot of college websites like collegevine recommend for high school summers to be spent doing an internship/community service/getting a job/doing a summer program and I was planning on doing tutoring this summer, but plans have been canceled because of coronavirus. Are there any activities you would recommend that I could still do this summer?
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The good news for you is that you have plenty of time, and two more summers after this one once (hopefully) things shift closer back to what they were like before COVID. And there's plenty you should be able to do online in the meantime.
How much compsci have you tried out so far? If you just have it as an idea and want to see if it's a realistic goal for yourself, maybe try learning a programming language like Python. If you're more advanced, maybe try to make a simple app or game or something using the knowledge you've acquired.
In any case, those are things you can do without exposure to anyone else that would help cement your area of interest and give you something you can show to colleges. And if you start now, that might help build the foundation for more complex or difficult things you try in future summers.