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06/29/2020 at 07:26PM
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What extra-curricular should I do during this COVID-19 Pandemic? Any ideas will be much greatly appreciated!

I am interested in science and math, and I want to major in civil engineering. I am a rising sophomore.

Extra-curricular so far:

Varsity Soccer

Varisty Track & Field

Varsity Cross Country


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06/29/2020 at 07:37PM

During the COVID-19 pandemic, keep in mind that everyone's extra-curriculars are on hold.

You could take an online course from Harvard or Stanford to earn a certificate in. Start a blog or a podcast about something that matters to you. Try doing "remote science" projects through the Citizen Science project. Start a website to keep your city up-to-date on the latest COVID-19 information. Start a YouTube channel with tips or tutorials on soccer, track, or cross-country. Become an online tutor.

Good Luck!

I hope you found this helpful.

06/30/2020 at 02:07AM

Like the others have mentioned, you can start a blog, learn something new from online courses such as Coursera and Edx, do a lot of volunteering (some sites can be VolunteerMatch, All For Good, American Red Cross), get an internship...but really, you can also touch up on other hobbies you just never had the time to, like photography, vlogging, gardening.

06/30/2020 at 01:15AM

I would apply to! They are a tutoring organizations looking for volunteers. They help low-income kids in poor countries.

06/29/2020 at 09:43PM

You need to do extra-curricular activities that are related to engineering/stem/math!!! so far you only have sports which is great IF you are gong to be a recruited athlete for college (play on the college team or go D1). If not you need to undertake some more science activities like engineering club or engineering class, science olympiad, science fair/science research class, etc. Good luck!

07/01/2020 at 05:19PM

You can work with non-profit organizations in your area to make masks, donate food, etc. There are a lot of volunteer opportunities.


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