• Top 10 Reasons YOU Should Try Extracurriculars

     

                                  (a.k.a. What's in it for me?)

     
    10. Explore your interests with like-minded people 
     
    9. Find new friends - a common interest brings together people you'd never talk to without the club/team 
     
    8. It looks good on college and job applications
     
    7. Learn how to balance work and fun
     
    6. Practicing regularly with peers increases your skills
     
    5. Leadership opportunities
     
    4. Less likely to become addicted to bad habits, like smoking or drinking
     
    3. Get to know your teachers better
     
    2. Give back to the community with service projects
     
    1. It's better than staring at the wall or napping all afternoon!