People are classifed as geeks and nerds because they are smart with one thing, but lacks skills in others. By understanding society's social norms and being well balanced, nerds beocme intellectuals and gain a higher social status.
To do that, improve your knowledge in all aspects of life:
2. Hobbies such as magic tricks and astrology
4. Interesting social facts and ideas
5. Art and Poetry
7. Anything that you lack is what you should work on.