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Extracurricular Ideas in STEM?
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I’m currently a freshman in high school, and I’ve been doing well in academics but have a rather lacking ec profile. I want to get on top of that before it’s too late, and since I’m pursuing something in STEM, I’m looking for activities that could help me show my passion for it.

Currently, the only extracurriculars I am in are Varsity Badminton, Rocketry Club, out of school art lessons, and I edit episodes for a podcast with around 5000 listeners (unpaid so it may not count). Anything that relates to STEM in community services, clubs, individual projects, or another idea would be really helpful, thanks.

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2 years ago

1) start a science club or a math club

2) Tutor low income students (with UPcheive) in STEM subjects

3) Volunteer at a hospital

4) Science competitions !! Try science Olympiad, Science Fair

5) Ask to shadow/intern with a lab at local college

6) STEM summer programs (aim for a competitive one, they’re usually free)

7) Start non profit to bring STEM education to children

8) STEM abroad programs ?? There’s eco conservation ones, medicine ones, etc for Highschool students

9) If you’re artistic, make STEM themed art and maybe sell it, donate the profits to STEM non profits

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2 years ago

Robotics, Stem League, TSA, Computer engineering team, etc. These are all that are offered by my school, you just have to see what your school has.

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