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06/05/2020 at 07:47PM

International Relations/Government extracurricular ideas?

I’m a current sophomore but I will be entering my junior year in the fall. I am wondering if you guys have any ideas for international relations or government-related extracurriculars that you are pursuing (in/out of school)! I am currently in Mock Trial and Model UN and International Club and have been for a couple years now but I just want to know if there area more in-school activities that are out there that I could pursue. Thanks in advance :)

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2 answers

06/05/2020 at 10:54PM

I'm in MUN too!! You could also start a community organization club that helps law based orgs, I think William and Mary have law based summer camps online but you'd have to check that out. student gov and debate are also great. You're already doing a lot in gov-based extracurriculars, and you're on the right path! Internships (which are probably canceled now) also look great because of workbased experience, online volunteering, and passion projects are also great! Stay safe, and good luck.

[🎤 AUTHOR]@crsgo042206/05/2020 at 10:55PM

thank you!! and yeah i was super stoked about mun but our conferences got canceled, rip...

you too stay safe!

06/05/2020 at 08:15PM

A blog about different countries could work I personally use google sites its easy and free.

You could also start a youtube channel and publish videos of a basic tour guide of each country called an American Idiots guide to ___

EX when you arrive in morocco you typically touch down at a airport in casablanca. A few things to note even if you know Arabic dialects heavily differ like a boston accent to an LA accent except on steroids. If you are ever in a bazaar an open air market it is actually encoarged to haggle blah blah

Some of the less impactful one would be learn new language volunteer for ___ drive for insert suffering group or something similar.

[🎤 AUTHOR]@crsgo042206/05/2020 at 08:17PM

thank you!! i’m currently working on learning a total of 4 languages so i agree that’s helpful!! and i actually run a blog on un/us/intl news haha! thank you for your ideas!

@DebaterMAX06/06/2020 at 06:36AM

Also debate works but Model Un is probably better for your situation as you are looking more international but it is a great fall back option.

Though for elite colleges think Ivy and Ivy Plus (MIT Vandy Rice Stanford) check out the video titles Erinn Andrews former standford admissions case study #6

[🎤 AUTHOR]@crsgo042206/06/2020 at 12:14PM

thanks, i will check that out