In high school, students often participate in extracurricular activities to aid in the college admissions process. As a college student, you can focus on the other benefits that student organization involvement can provide. Of course, student organizations are great for personal enrichment, social opportunities, and service activities.
Student organizations can also open your eyes to different ways you can exercise your gifts and talents out in the “real world.” Many of Baylor’s student organizations regularly host guest speakers from the professional community. These presentations might help you in choosing a major or identifying career possibilities with your major. Acquiring leadership experience through such organizations can help in your job search, too. Visit the list of student organiztions at Baylor to begin considering where you might like to plug in. Many of these groups have been actively recruiting new members lately, so it is a prime time to try something new to you.