Advantages of Extracurricular Activities for Students

Dr. Purushothaman
August 31, 2013

It goes without saying that college life is full of exciting and captivation adventures to the world of knowledge. You have to beat out your brain to solve complicated algebraic equations, to define the type of a sentence structure or to mix two chemical substances. However, college life is not limited by study because it also provides other opportunities for self-realization. Indeed, outclass activities are considered as one of the conditions of successful growth and personal development. This is where you can try yourself as a member of football team or a music band, or as the activist of a particular student community. No matter what you choose, it should correspond to your life goals and ambitions.

Why is it reasonable to participate in extracurricular programs?

1. This is a great chance to fulfill yourself in other spheres. There are numerous cases when students' interest converted into their professional occupation.

2. While participating in outclass activities, you can train other skills necessary for your future profession. In particular, you can become more responsible and active. Besides, you will have an opportunity to set the priorities and to arrange your time properly.

3. Extracurricular activities provide students with a chance to gain experience when communicating with international students, each college/university has its own students' international organization.

What features should a student possess to particular in extracurricular programs?

1. A student should be active, curious, and enthusiastic. He/she should do their best to contribute to the advancement of the educational establishment.

2. A person should be keen on what he/she is going to deal with. Should it be football, or volunteer work, students should be fully absorbed by this activity.

As it can be seen, college life is especially interesting, when a person gets pleasure both from study and on-campus life.

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