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External programs or dual enrollment classes?
So my school offers a partnership with the local county program for health careers. You can do 1-yr programs like biomedical tech exploration or CNA certif. or phlebotomy certif. They take 3 hours of your day (I have 6 hrs. in school day) and you get opportunities to shadow people in the field but you don't get to do groundbreaking research or anything like that. You pretty much learn by getting assigned project things. If Im aspiring to top schools like UChicago, Northwestern, Cornell, etc., would they rather see that or some dual enrollment stuff at the local CC?