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β€’ 03/25/2020 at 10:52PM

What are competitions related to science (preferably medicine and biology) a high schooler can participate in?

I'm a freshman in high school who's interested in medicine and biology. I was wondering if there were any science competitions (preferably medicine and biology based) that would be able to help me deeper my understanding in this field. I've participated in competitions like Science Olympiad during middle school, and also looked into HOSA - if that helps shed any light to previous experience I might have. I know with the situation right now many competitions have been halted, so even those I could apply in as a sophomore or older would be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much, and I hope you guys stay safe. :) .

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β€’ 03/26/2020 at 04:24AM

Hey! I am also a freshman in high school interested in biology and medicine! A competition you could be interested in besides HOSA and Science Olympiad is the National Science Bowl, where you put together a team and get quizzed on all things math and science related. Another one is the Conrad Challenge, where you try to find a solution to a problem and there are eight categories, medicine being one of them. You might also want to think about Medical club or SNHS (when you are an upperclassman) or possibly starting them if your school doesn't already have them! I hope this information was helpful and good luck in all you do!

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[🎀 AUTHOR]@prstudies03/26/2020 at 07:44PM

I actually also participated in NSB as a middle schooler, I can't believe I forgot to mention that! It's awesome to know that it continues onto High school. I'll definitely look into the Conrad Challenge and more into the specialized medicine clubs at my school. Thank you so much!

β€’ 03/26/2020 at 03:20PM

I dont know if its available but my school one of the best and biggest in a midwest US state has a nureoscience club that competes i dont know if your school would have something like that but its worth a shot

[🎀 AUTHOR]@prstudies03/26/2020 at 07:45PM

I'll definitely look into that. The only club I'm really familiar with at my school is HOSA but I do know there are more specialized medical clubs, and I think one of them could be related to neuroscience. Thank you so much for the help. :)