I'm currently a junior with a 3.9 UW GPA, and I've taken AP and honors courses throughout high school. My main extracurriculars are mock trial, moot court, president of history club, NHS with lots of service hours, and I have a law internship lined up for the fall. I plan on majoring in political science. Is there anything specific I should be doing this summer that would help make my application stand out at more competitive colleges?
There are many opportunities for internships, summer programs, volunteer and service organizations, college level courses, camps, and leadership programs that fit in the political science field! Maybe you can start your own project, camp, summer class, and/or organization relating to political science for more flexibility if what is said above doesn't work out for you. I don't have anything specific listed but College Vine has a few articles for prospective political science majors if you haven't explored them yet! Best of luck!!
Volunteering!! Trust me! Find a local library or soup kitchen, or if you want something related to your major, a local politician might need help with campaigning (either door-to-door or through phone banking).
Try getting an internship with a politican in your area. You'll be exposed to the political atmosphere which would help out in your major.
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