How to get strong extra curriculars
I’m a freshman and I want to get accepted into schools like Harvard , Yale, John Hopkins, etc. Schools that have great medical programs, but my extracurriculars suck. I’m going to be a sophomore this year and I don’t want to lead clubs or join clubs that hold no interest to me. I love volunteering , reading, writing, but none of this would get me in. How can I develop strong extra curriculars without having to things that I don’t enjoy?
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If you like volunteering, there are plenty of medical volunteering opportunities you could try out (local nursing home, hospital, homeless shelter). You might not be able to right now due to COVID, but since you're only a freshman, I'm sure there will be future opportunities for you before you apply to college.
You could also volunteer tutoring in reading and writing. Working with kids is also a good experience, especially if you want to do pediatric medicine.
The other suggestions in the comments also make sense to me.
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